The use of the transient hot wire method has previously displayed that the thermal conductivity of fluids can be significantly increased by introducing nano-particles. The paper discusses the known methods ...Read More
Investigation of thermal and mechanical properties of Cu-Al alloys with silver addition prepared by powder metallurgy
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 ...
Keywords: aluminum, aluminum bronze, Copper, mechanical properties, Powder metallurgy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Silver, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Properties, Transient plane source (TPS) method, X-ray diffractometryRead More
Author(s): H. S. TekceTransient Plane Source
Thermal characteristics of polymer composites are similar to the properties of metal, with the mechanical properties being similar to plastics. Thermal conductivity of a polymer composite depends on geometry of ...Read More
Optimization of sintering parameters for diamond-copper composites in conventional sintering and their thermal conductivity
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. ...Read More
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. ...
Keywords: Contact Angle, Copper, Cu-H2O, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, Supercooling Behavior, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, Thermal Response Test, TPS Method, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Thermal contact resistance of epoxy composites incorporated with nano-copper particles and the multi-walled carbon nanotubes
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 ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, Copper, Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope, Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM), Epoxy, ESEM, FE-SEM, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM), Nanoparticles, Polymer composites, Thermal Conductivity, thermal contact resistance, thermal interface materials, TIMs, viscosityRead More
An investigation into the thermal properties of infiltrated and non-infiltrated copper windings was performed. Of particular interest was the radial thermal conductivity. The thermal conductivity measurements were performed using the ...Read More
Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Expedited Freezing of Nanoparticle Suspensions Utilized as Novel Phase Change Materials
Author(s): Liwu FanTransient Plane Source
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, ...
Keywords: Copper, density, Fillers, Latent Heat of Fusion, nanocomposites, Nanoparticle Suspensions, Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
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 ...
Keywords: Copper, differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, glass, Metallic Glasses, Resistivity, Slab Method, Specific Heat, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More
Composition Control and Thermoelectric Properties of Quaternary Chalcogenide Nanocrystals: The Case of Stannite Cu2CdSnSe4
Author(s): Alejandro Perez-Rodriguez, Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez, Alexey Shavel, Andreu Cabot, Andrew Fairbrother, Doris Cadavid, Joan Daniel Prades, Joan Ramon Morante, Jordi Arbiol, Maria Ibanez, Nuria Garcia-Castello, Nuria García-Castelló, Reza Zamani, Victor Izquierdo-Roca, Wenhua LiTransient Plane Source
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 ...
Keywords: Copper, EDX, Electrical Resistivity, Energy Dispersive X-Ray, Energy Dispersive X-Ray (EDX), Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Seebeck coefficient, SEM, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, Thermoelectric Materials, TPS, transient plane source method, Transient Plane Source Method (TPS), Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), UV-Vis, X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More