Chapter 5

Effects of Perforation Geometry on the Heat Transfer Performance of Extended Surfaces

Md. Farhad Ismail1, Suvash C. Saha2 and M.A. Rashid Sarkar3,    1School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada,    2School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, QLD, Australia,    3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

In this study heat transfer performances of extended surfaces (fins) having square, circular, hexagonal, and triangular lateral perforations are studied numerically. Simulations are carried out for Reynolds numbers ranging from 100 to 400 based on the fin thickness. ...

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