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Total Papers Found: 101

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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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 Investigation of Tetrafunctional Epoxy Resin Filled with Different Carbonaceous Nanostructures

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This article explored the thermal behavior of epoxy nanocomposites containing different types of nanofillers, such as 1-D Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) and 2-D predominant shape of Exfoliated Graphite nanoparticles (EG). ...

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Reaction to fire of an intumescent epoxy resin: Protection mechanisms and synergy

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This article investigates the effects of two types of nanoparticles, OctaMethylOligomericSilsesquioxanes (OMPOSS) and carbon nanotubes (CNTs), in a model epoxy resin. Intumescent phosphorous-based flame-retardant (APP) was also incorporated with the ...

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Thermal Conductivity Enhancement of Solid Eicosane-Based Silver Nanostructure-Enhanced Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage

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With a goal of wider usage of renewable energy sources that are clean and sustainable, effective technologies, such as thermal energy storage (TES), play a vital role in storing thermal ...

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Effect of ZnO nanoparticles obtained by arc discharge on thermo-mechanical properties of matrix thermoset nanocomposites

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It has been found that ZnO nanoparticles modify the curing behavior and crossed-line density, among other properties, in epoxy systems. This study aimed at studying the thermo-mechanical properties of ZnO ...

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Finite element modelling and experimental investigation on effective thermal conductivity of AIN (nano) particles reinforced HDPE polymer nanocomposites

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In this study, effective thermal conductivity of nanocomposites containing thermally conductive aluminum nitride (AIN) nanoparticles reinforced with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) was investigated. Measurements were performed using the Hot Disk Thermal ...

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Experimental determination of temperature-dependent thermal conductivity of solid eicosane-based silver nanostructure-enhanced phase change materials for thermal energy storage

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This article investigated the effects of incorporating highly-conductive silver nanoparticles into eicosane-based phase change materials. The influence of silver nanoparticles on the thermal conductivity of the material was compared under ...

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Nano-Phase Change Materials for Electronics Cooling Applications

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Passive cooling is a method of dissipating heat rejected by electronic devices, and when associated to a phase change can be very effective. Phase change materials (PCMs) are widely used ...

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Experimental evaluation and modeling of thermal conductivity of tetrafunctional epoxy resin containing different carbon nanostructures

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Recently, 2-D graphene nanoparticles produced by graphite exfoliation are a promising nanofiller for enhancing the thermal conductivity of polymeric materials. Unlike one-dimensional structures of carbon nanotubes, the 2-D structure provides ...

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