Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 139, Issue 2, pp 1345–1353 | Cite as

Effectiveness of various shapes of Al2O3 nanoparticles on the MHD convective heat transportation in porous medium

CVFEM modelling
  • Dat D. Vo
  • Mohammadali Hedayat
  • Tehmina Ambreen
  • Sabir A. ShehzadEmail author
  • M. Sheikholeslami
  • Ahmad Shafee
  • Truong Khang Nguyen


The influences of Al2O3 nanoparticles with various shapes on thermal characteristics of nanofluid within a permeable space concerning magnetic force have been simulated by means of CVFEM. To form the final PDEs, radiation term has been incorporated. Impacts of magnetic force, radiation constraint, Rayleigh number and shape factor on nanomaterial behaviour have been analysed. Results demonstrate that the higher values of shape factor lead to augmented convective heat transfer. By augmenting the magnetic strength, conductive heat transfer can be predominant than that of the convection.


MHD Nanoparticle’s shape Darcy law Radiation Nanofluid CVFEM 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dat D. Vo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mohammadali Hedayat
    • 3
  • Tehmina Ambreen
    • 4
  • Sabir A. Shehzad
    • 5
    Email author
  • M. Sheikholeslami
    • 6
    • 7
  • Ahmad Shafee
    • 8
  • Truong Khang Nguyen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Computational Physics, Institute for Computational ScienceTon Duc Thang UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  2. 2.Faculty of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringTon Duc Thang UniversityHo Chi Minh CityVietnam
  3. 3.J. Mike Walker ’66 Department of Mechanical EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  4. 4.School of Mechanical EngineeringKyungpook National UniversityDaeguSouth Korea
  5. 5.Department of MathematicsCOMSATS University IslamabadSahiwalPakistan
  6. 6.Department of Mechanical EngineeringBabol Noshirvani University of TechnologyBabolIran
  7. 7.Renewable Energy Systems and Nanofluid Applications in Heat Transfer LaboratoryBabol Noshirvani University of TechnologyBabolIran
  8. 8.Applied Science Department, College of Technological StudiesPublic Authority of Applied Education and TrainingShuwaikhKuwait

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