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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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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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Review of latent heat thermal energy storage for improved material stability and effective load management

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This article reviewed the use of phase change materials (PCM) as thermal energy storages (TES) as they can be used to substitute large-scale energy demand and assist both economically and ...

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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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Study of stability and thermal conductivity of nanoparticles in propylene glycol

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This paper examined the properties that affected the thermal conductivity of Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) nanofluids with a base fluid of propylene glycol. Samples were prepared with volumetric percentages of 0.2%, 2%, ...

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Experimental investigation of thermal conduction in copper palladium nanofluids

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With the increasing popularity of nanofluids (NFs), understanding their thermal properties is critical. In this paper, a hot disc thermal constant analyzer measured the thermal conductivity of copper/palladium bimetallic ...

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The development of a microfabricated transient planar source (TPS) sensor for measuring thermal conductivity of nanofluids

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The addition of thermally conductive nanoparticles to conventional heat transfer fluids enhances their performance so they can be used for high-powered applications. However, as nanoparticles are added, the liquid becomes ...

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Thermal conductivity and rheology behavior of aqueous nanofluids containing alumina and carbon nanotubes

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Many conventional fluids have low thermal conductivities. Adding thermally conductive nanometer-sized particles to these fluids transforms them into thermally conductive nanofluids. In this study, the thermal conductivity of aqueous alumina ...

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Flame Retardant, Heat Insulating Cellulose Aerogels from Waste Cotton Fabrics by in Situ Formation of Magnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticles in Cellulose Gel Nanostructures

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Aerogels are promising thermal insulators because of their low thermal conductivity, durability and eco-friendly nature. However, aerogels become a problem because of their highly flammable properties. In this study, flame ...

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Silver incorporated microencapsulation of n-hexadecane andn-octadecane appropriate for dynamic thermal management in textiles

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In this paper, the authors discuss the preparation of microencapsulated phase change materials (PCMs). The PCMs used in this study were n-hexadecane and n-octadecane, and the shell was made up ...

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