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Keyword: Heat Transfer

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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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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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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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Improving the thermal conductivity and shape-stabilization of phase change materials using nanographite additives

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Two different sets of phase change materials were made by adding either graphene or exfoliated graphite nanoplatelets (xGnP) to paraffin in hot toluene. The thermal and stability properties of these ...

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Viscosity and thermal conductivity measurements of water-based nanofluids containing titanium oxide nanoparticles

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This article looks at the thermal properties of titanium oxide (TiO2) based nanofluids and their applications as thermal vectors. The nanoparticle size was studied by dynamic light scattering (DLS) and ...

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Effects of pH on heat transfer nanofluids containing ZrO2 and TiO2 nanoparticles

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This study looks at the effects of pH on heat transfer, among other things, of nanofluids. Over 20% enhancement of thermal conductivity was noted with nanofluids containing 3wt% zirconium dioxide and ...

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Thermal Conductivity Improvement of Polymer Films by Catechin-Modified Boron Nitride Nanotubes

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Catechins were added to boron nitride nanotube (BNNTs)/polyvinyl formal (PVF) composite films, in hopes of further increasing the thermal conductivity of the film. After thermal conductivity testing, the composite ...

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Heat transfer through glassfiber fabrics coated with silicone resin

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In the building and construction industry today, weather resistant and flame resistant materials have become fundamental. As such, silicone coated materials have been intensively researched, as they increase a given ...

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