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Table 2 Summary of the effect of nanofluids on the BHT coefficient and on the CHF.

From: A review on boiling heat transfer enhancement with nanofluids

Author names and [reference] Year BHT effect and (nanoparticle type) CHF effect
Witharana [26] 2003 Enhancement between 11 and 21% (Au, SiO2 on Cu surface) Enhancement
Wen and Ding [29] 2005 Enhancement up to 40% (Al2O3)
Enhancement up to 50% (TiO2)
Enhancement
Ding et al. [39] 2007 Enhancement (Al2O3, TiO2 on S/S plate) -
Park and Jung [38] 2007 Enhancement up to 29% (carbon nanotubes on S/S tube) -
Peng et al. [20] 2009 Enhancement up to 30% (CuO/R-113) -
Boudouh et al. [22] 2010 Enhancement (Cu) -
Kim et al. [23] 2010 Small enhancement (Al2O3, Zinc oxide and diamond) Enhancement, up to 53%
Soltani et al. [46] 2010 Enhancement up to 25% (Al2O3/water and CMC on S/S heater) -
Liu et al. [47] 2010 Enhancement (carbon nanotubes on Cu plate) Enhancement
Suiyawong and Wongwises [48] 2010 Enhancement up to 15% (TiO2 on Cu surface) -
Das et al. [13, 27] 2003a, b Deterioration between 10 and 40% (Al2O3 on S/S tubes) -
Bang and Chang [30] 2005 Deterioration by approximately 20% (Al2O3 on S/S plate) Enhancement, up to 50%
Kim et al. [36] 2007 Deterioration (Al2O3, ZrO2, SiO2 on S/S wire) Enhancement, up to 80%
Liu and Liao [42] 2008 Deterioration (CuO, SiO2 in water and alcohol on Cu plate) Enhancement
Trisaksri and Wongwises [43] 2009 Deterioration (TiO2/R-141b on Cu surface) -
Suiyawong and Wongwises [48] 2010 Deterioration (TiO2 on Al surface) -
Henderson et al. [25] 2010 Deterioration by 55% (SiO2/R-134a) -
You et al. [4] 2003 Unchanged (Al2O3 on Cu surface) Enhancement, up to 200%
Vassallo et al. [28] 2004 Unchanged (SiO2 on NiCr wire) Enhancement, up to 60%
Chopkar et al. [35] 2007 Unchanged (ZrO2 on Cu surface) -
Kwark et al. [15] 2010 Unchanged (Al2O3, CuO and diamond on Cu plate) Enhancement
  1. All nanoparticles have water as the base fluid, unless otherwise stated.