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Total Papers Found: 45

The Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Liquids Containing Solid Particles of Nanometer Dimensions: A Critique

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In the past twenty years, the behavior of the apparent thermal conductance of two or three phase systems comprised of solid particles with nanometer dimensions suspended in fluids, dubbed nanofluids, ...

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Potential applications of nanofluids for heat transfer

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Multiple studies claiming the usefulness of nanofluids for the enhancement of heat transport have been proven ill-founded. Although they have significantly raised thermal conductivities, there is an inerrant increase in ...

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Thermal conductivity of nanofluids – Experimental and Theoretical

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The use of the transient hot wire method has previously displayed that the thermal conductivity of fluids can be significantly increased by introducing nano-particles. The paper discusses the known methods ...

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Enhancement of Heat Transfer Coefficient using Fe₂O₃-Water Nanofluids

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A detailed development of a local heat transfer probe specifically designed for analyzing nanofluids. In this paper iron oxide is used as a test subject to determine the accuracy of ...

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Investigation of the Thermal Conductivity and the Viscosity of Carbon Black Heat Transfer Nanofluids

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Seven distinct samples of nanofluids consisting of different concentrations of spherical graphitized carbon black in an ethylene glycol solution were analyzed to determine their thermal and rheological behavior. The thermal ...

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Measurement of Thermal Conductivity of Kerosene – Graphene Nanofluid

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Kerosene graphene nanoplatelets (GNP) nanofluids have a potential use in regenerative cooling of semi-cryogenic rocket thrust chamber. Before they can be used, more must be known about this substance's physical ...

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Effects of hybrid nanofluid mixture in plate heat exchangers

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In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were added to Al2O3/water nanofluids to determine their heat transfer and temperature drop properties compared to water and Al2O3/water ...

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Thermal conductivity and dispersion stability of copper oxide nanofluid in kerosene

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Kerosene is used as a coolant in engines, however like many conventional heat transfer fluids, it has a low thermal conductivity. Nanofluids are suspensions of thermally conductive nanometer sized particles ...

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Heat transfer biofluids: A novel approach towards weed management

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Weeds are invasive species that have yet to be controlled and cost nations millions of dollars per year in crop losses. In this experiment, two of the worst weeds in ...

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