Search Results for: nanofluids

Total Papers Found: 76

Rheological and Thermal Transport Characteristics of a Transformer Oil Based Ferrofluid

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This article studied the flow and thermal transport characteristics of a ferrofluid based on transformer oil (Mogul Trafo CZ-A) and iron oxide nanoparticles. The thermal conductivity, specific heat, and thermal ...

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Nitrogen doped hybrid carbon based composite dispersed nanofluids as working fluid for low-temperature direct absorption solar collectors

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This article studied the thermal conductivity of deionized (DI) water and ethylene glycol (EG) based nanofluids with varying temperatures for different volume fractions of N-(rGO-MWNTs) (nitrogen doped hybrid structure ...

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The characteristics of convective heat transfer in microchannel heat sinks using Al2O3 and TiO2 nanofluids

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Nanofluids are heat transfer fluids with enhanced thermal conductivity properties due to the addition of metallic-based nanoparticles. In this study, the thermal properties of Al¬2O3 and TiO2 nanofluids were ...

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Transport properties and heat transfer coefficients of ZnO/(ethylene glycol + water) nanofluids

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Nanofluids are used to improve the thermal conductivity of heat transfer fluids. This study examined the effects on thermal conductivity of zinc oxide (ZnO)/ethylene glycol + water nanofluids as increasing ...

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Heat transfer enhancement of Al2O3-H2O nanofluids flowing through a micro heat sink with complex structure

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Nanofluids are used in heat sink applications to improve the rate of heat dissipation and reduce temperature gradients in electronics. This study specifically examined the thermal properties of Al2O3...

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Temperature dependent heat transfer performance of multi-walled carbon nanotube-based aqueous nanofluids at very low particle loadings

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Thermally conductive nanoparticles are often added to conventional fluids to improve thermal properties. In this paper, the effect of small concentrations of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on thermal conductivity over ...

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Thermo-optical properties of partially unzipped multiwalled carbon nanotubes dispersed nanofluids for direct absorption solar thermal energy systems

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Water is being used to absorb incident light for use in solar power applications. Adding nanoparticles to water improves the solar collection efficiency. In this paper, a TPS2500S Hot ...

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