Keyword: Carbon nanotubes

Total Papers Found: 60

Thermal properties of carbon nanotube reinforced metal composites

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The application of carbon nanotubes (CNT) to thermal management devices has recently drawn much attention. This study produced and examined metal-carbon nanotube composites for use in highly conductive yet stable ...

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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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Aqueous carbon nanotube nanofluids and their thermal performance in a helical heat exchanger

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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 that can be used for refrigeration and air conditioning ...

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Enhanced thermoelectric properties of hybridized conducting aerogels based on carbon nanotubes and pyrolyzed resorcinol–formaldehyde resin

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Multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF) resin were used to create a conducting aerogel with a high electrical conductivity and Seebeck coefficient but a low thermal conductivity. ...

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A Comparative Study on Thermal Conductivity and Rheology Properties of Alumina and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanofluids

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Numerical models for the calculation of thermal conductivity and rheology behavior of alumina and multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) nanofluids were evaluated by determining these properties experimentally and comparing the results ...

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Thermal contact resistance of epoxy composites incorporated with nano-copper particles and the multi-walled carbon nanotubes

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Raw multi-walled carbon nanotubes (r-MWCNTs) and Cu nanoparticles are dispersed in an epoxy matrix in varying quantities to create composite polymers with enhanced thermal conductivities. A study was then conducted ...

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Improved heat recovery from paraffin-based phase change materials due to the presence of percolating graphene networks

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Four different paraffin-based nanocomposite phase change materials (PCMs) were prepared by dispersion of 20 v. % of graphene, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), aluminum, or TiO2 nanoparticles into a paraffin matrix. It was ...

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Improved Thermal Conductivity of Poly(trimethylene terephthalate-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) Based Nanocomposites Containing Hybrid Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes/Graphene Nanoplatelets Fillers

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Poly(trimethylene terephthalate)-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) (PTT-PMTO) copolymer-based nanocomposites containing a combination of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) and graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) as carbon nanofillers were investigated to determine their thermal ...

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Effect of carbon nanotube interfacial geometry on thermal transport in solid–liquid phase change materials

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The thermal conductivities of four composite paraffin phase change materials (PCMs) containing embedded multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with varying dimensions were determined. The goals of this study were to investigate ...

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Processing of polyurethane/carbon nanotubes composites using novel minimixer

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Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) was used to functionalize multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWNT) by grafting to produce MWNT-g-PTMEG. These functionalized nanotubes were then dispersed in thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) to form a ...

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