Nanofluids are used to improve the thermal conductivity of heat transfer fluids. This study examined the effects on thermal conductivity of zinc oxide (ZnO)/ethylene glycol + water nanofluids as increasing ...Read More
Keyword: Dynamic Viscosity
Methyl and ethyl alcohol have good thermophysical characteristics for use in refrigeration systems. The purpose of this study was to measure the thermal conductivity of ethyl and methyl alcohol solutions ...Read More
H2O/KCOOH (potassium formate) is a highly soluble hygroscopic salt solution that has the potential to be used as a desiccant. However, the thermophysical properties of H2O/KCOOH ...Read More
A Comparative Study on Thermal Conductivity and Rheology Properties of Alumina and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanofluids
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 ...Read More
Polyactic acid (PLA)-micro hexagonal boron nitride (hBN)-graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) polymer composites were prepared, and the effects of varying filler contents on the thermal and mechanical properties of the ...
Keywords: boron nitride, Dynamic Viscosity, Fillers, graphene, Nanofluids, Polymer composites, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Method, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
An experimental investigation of melting of nanoparticle-enhanced phase change materials (NePCMs) in a bottom-heated vertical cylindrical cavity
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 ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, differential scanning calorimeter, Dynamic Viscosity, Latent Heat of Fusion, Melting Point, Nanoparticle-Enhanced Phase Change Materials, Nanoparticle-Enhanced Phase Change Materials (NePCMs), Nanoparticles, NePCMs, pcms, phase change materials, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source Technique, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Two series of nanofluids were prepared by the researchers, using water as the carrier fluid, and Al2O3 and TiO2 as the nanoparticles; up to 6% particle volume fraction was used. ...
Keywords: Angular Position, Dynamic Viscosity, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, Nanorefrigerants, Particle Cluster Size, Particle Diameter, Purity, Structure, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, Torque, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, volume fractionRead More