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Keyword: Carbon nanotubes

Total Papers Found: 40

Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Polyamide Powder

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Thermal conductivity measurements were performed on polyamide 12 and polyamide 11 powders containing carbon nanotubes using the transient plane source (TPS) technique. The effects of powder density and temperature on thermal conductivity ...

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Enhancement of electrical, thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotube additive Se85Te10Ag5 glassy composites

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A chalcogenide glass was prepared and doped with carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in an effort to increase the electrical and thermal conductivity of the glass. The glass that was used in ...

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Experimental investigation on the ammonia adsorption and heat transfer characteristics of the packed multi-walled carbon nanotubes

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The potential for the use of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) for the adsorption of ammonia in solid-gas adsorption refrigeration applications has been investigated by experimental determination of ammonia adsorption properties, ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity of n-octadecane containing carbon-based nanomaterials

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The use of organic compounds as phase change materials (PCMs) is limited by the low thermal conductivity of these compounds. In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (...

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Thermal Conductivity Enhancement by using Nano-Material in Phase Change Material for Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage Systems

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Al2O3, TiO2 nanoparticles, and carbon nanotubes were added to Iraqi paraffin wax in varying quantities to determine the optimum filler content for the enhancement of thermal conductivity. The thermal ...

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Thermal conductivity enhancement of nanostructure-based colloidal suspensions utilized as phase change materials for thermal energy storage: A review

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The authors have presented a literature review on computational and experimental studies on the thermal conductivity of nanostructure enhanced phase change materials (nePCMs). It was found that a wide range ...

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Thermal Conductivity of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Dispersions: Role of Interfacial Effects

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The thermal transport properties of nanofluids containing single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) in ethylene glycol and (poly)-alpha olefins (PAO) were investigated. It was found that the addition of SWCNTs enhanced ...

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In situ polymerization of methyl methacrylate/multi-walled carbon nanotube composites using cationic stearyl methacrylate copolymers as dispersants

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Multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT)/poly (methyl methacrylate) composites were prepared and their mechanical and physical properties were examined. An amphiphilic copolymer was used to aid in dispersing the MWCNTs throughout ...

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Synthesis and Characterization of Multifunctional Nanocomposites of Toughened Epoxy Reinforced With Carbon Nanotubes

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The authors have developed a method for the functionalization of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs). The functionalization of the SWCNTs is useful in helping to produce a better dispersion of nanotubes ...

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An experimental investigation of melting of nanoparticle-enhanced phase change materials (NePCMs) in a bottom-heated vertical cylindrical cavity

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A nanoparticle-enhanced phase change material (NePCM) is prepared by the dispersal of carbon nanotubes in 1-dodecanol. The objective of this experiment was to determine if the addition of nanoparticles could ...

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