Keyword: Heat Transfer

Total Papers Found: 38

Thermal Conductivity and Contact Resistance Measurements for Adhesives

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Thermal adhesives that contain large proportions of high thermal conductivity filler materials are extremely useful in electronics and manufacturing. Due to the importance of these fillers it is crucial to ...

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Potential applications of nanofluids for heat transfer

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Multiple studies claiming the usefulness of nanofluids for the enhancement of heat transport have been proven ill-founded. Although they have significantly raised thermal conductivities, there is an inerrant increase in ...

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Thermal conductivity of nanofluids – Experimental and Theoretical

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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 ...

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An explanation of the Al2O3 nanofluid thermal conductivity based on the phonon theory of liquid

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This article examined how a variety of mechanisms (layering, Brownian motion, clustering, ballistic phonon motion, thermal boundary resistance, and mass difference scattering) affect the thermal conductivity of alumina based nanofluid. ...

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Review of latent heat thermal energy storage for improved material stability and effective load management

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This article reviewed the use of phase change materials (PCM) as thermal energy storages (TES) as they can be used to substitute large-scale energy demand and assist both economically and ...

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Measurements of thermal properties of rock samples under high temperature conditions

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This study looked to analyze temperature effects on thermal transport properties of dry granite, gabbro, marble, and sandstone samples. A Hot Disk TPS 1500 instrument was used with a high temperature ...

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Thermal and physical properties of reconsolidated crushed rock salt as a function of porosity and temperature

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Crushed salt can be used as a backfill in salt repositories to bury and conduct heat away from radioactive waste in salt repositories. Since crushed salt compacts during reconsolidation, its ...

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Heat transfer enhancement of micro oscillating heat pipes with self-rewetting fluid

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This study focused on the heat transfer enhancement mechanism of micro oscillating heat pipes (MOHP) using self-rewetting fluids (SRWF). SRWFs are believed to improve the thermal performance of heat transfer ...

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Effects of hybrid nanofluid mixture in plate heat exchangers

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In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were added to Al2O3/water nanofluids to determine their heat transfer and temperature drop properties compared to water and Al2O3/water ...

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The review of some commonly used methods and techniques to measure the thermal conductivity of insulation materials

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This article reviewed the methods that are available to test thermal properties of various insulating materials. These methods can fall under one of two categories: steady state techniques and non-steady (...

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