Keyword: Hot Disk

Total Papers Found: 347

New Measurements of the Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids and Investigation of Their Heat Transfer Capabilities

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This article studied the thermal conductivity values and measurements for the following two systems using the transient hot wire (THW) and transient plane source (TPS) techniques: ethylene glycol with added ...

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Intercomparison of thermal conductivity measurements on an expanded glass granulate in a wide temperature range

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This article aimed to compare the thermal conductivity of expanded glass granulate at high temperature ranges using a variety of steady state and transient testing methods (Guarded Hot Plate, Heat ...

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Noble-gas-infused neoprene closed-cell foams achieving ultra-low thermal conductivity fabrics

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Closed cell foams are widely used as protective garments in extreme environments. This article studied the use of neoprene-based materials in wetsuits by developing a strategy for reducing the thermal ...

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Cellulose Nanocrystals reduce cold damage to reproductive buds in fruit crops

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Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) are renewable nano-biomaterials that may be suitable for reducing cold damage in fruit buds to their low thermal conductivity. This study was conducted to evaluate the potential ...

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Crystallization kinetics behavior of ionic liquid [EMIM][BF4] confined in mesoporous silica matrices

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This study focused on the crystallization kinetics behavior of pure ionic liquid (IL) (1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoro borate; EMIMBF4) as well as IL confined in mesoporous silica matrices (termed as ionogel). ...

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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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Thermal optimisation of metal hydride reactors for thermal energy storage applications

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Metal hydrides (MHs) have been considered as thermal energy storage (TES) materials for concentrated solar thermal applications. In this study, a TES system based on MgH2 was designed, constructed and ...

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Significantly Enhanced and Precisely Modeled Thermal Conductivity in Polyimide Nanocomposites by Chemically Modified Graphene via in-situ Polymerization and Electrospinning-hot press Technology

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Chemically modified graphene (CMG) was obtained by combining aminopropyllsobutyl polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (NH2-POSS) and hydrazine monohydrate to functionalize graphene oxide (GO). CMG and polyimide (PI) were combined to create ...

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“Graphene-Like” Exfoliation of Atomically-Thin Films of Bi2Te3 and Related Materials: Applications in Thermoelectrics and Topological Insulators

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This article examined the properties of bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3) after “graphene-inspired” exfoliation left its crystalline films with a thickness of a few atoms. The thermal ...

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Anisotropy measurements of a cuboid of nanostructured hydrothermally prepared Bi0.45Sb1.55Te3

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Thermoelectric materials can be used to convert waste heat, such as solar energy and automobile exhaust, to electricity. A Bi0.45Sb1.55Te3 p-type cuboid ...

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