Keyword: Copper

Total Papers Found: 27

Investigation of thermal and mechanical properties of Cu-Al alloys with silver addition prepared by powder metallurgy

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This article investigated the effects of silver addition to copper-aluminum (Cu-Al) alloys. These effects were studied by observing the microstructural, thermal, and mechanical properties of the alloy through a variety ...

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Optimization of sintering parameters for diamond-copper composites in conventional sintering and their thermal conductivity

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In this study, sintering parameters in conventional pressure-less sintering are analyzed and the effects of uncoated, Cu(Ni)-coated, and Cr-coated diamond particles are compared for their bulk thermal conductivities. ...

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Thermal energy storage characteristics of Cu–H2O nanofluids

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The ability of Cu-H2O nanofluids to perform as phase change materials (PCMs) is investigated. The supercooling behavior of the nanofluids was determined as a function of copper nanoparticle concentration. ...

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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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Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Expedited Freezing of Nanoparticle Suspensions Utilized as Novel Phase Change Materials

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Nanoparticle suspensions were prepared in two PCMs to determine the effect of the addition of nanoparticles on thermal conductivity and expediting freezing. The base PCMs used were cyclohexane and eicosane, ...

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Thermophysical properties of Zr–Cu–Al metallic glasses during crystallization

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Zr-Cu-Al metallic glasses were formulated with differing compositions to determine their thermophysical properties. It was determined that by decreasing the zirconium content of the metallic glass, the thermal conductivity can ...

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Composition Control and Thermoelectric Properties of Quaternary Chalcogenide Nanocrystals: The Case of Stannite Cu2CdSnSe4

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The authors present a method of producing Cu2CdSnSe4 quaternary nanocrystals using a colloidal synthesis route that could be used for future industrial synthesis. The nanocrystals prepared showed great potential ...

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Effect of pH and chemical surfactant on thermal conductivity enhancement of Cu-H2O nanofluids 

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This study investigates the effect changing the PH of a copper nanofluid and sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate (SDBS) surfactant concentration has on the thermal conductivity of the nanofluid. The thermal conductivity was ...

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