Keyword: Heat Transfer

Total Papers Found: 38

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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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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