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Keyword: Nanofluids

Total Papers Found: 44

The viscosity and thermal conductivity of ethane in the limit of zero density

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New independent representations of the viscosity and thermal conductivity of ethane in the limit of zero density. For viscosity, the correlation is over the temperature range of 200 to 1000 K, with ...

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The Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Liquids Containing Solid Particles of Nanometer Dimensions: A Critique

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In the past twenty years, the behavior of the apparent thermal conductance of two or three phase systems comprised of solid particles with nanometer dimensions suspended in fluids, dubbed nanofluids, ...

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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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Investigation of the Thermal Conductivity and the Viscosity of Carbon Black Heat Transfer Nanofluids

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Seven distinct samples of nanofluids consisting of different concentrations of spherical graphitized carbon black in an ethylene glycol solution were analyzed to determine their thermal and rheological behavior. The thermal ...

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Heat transfer biofluids: A novel approach towards weed management

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Weeds are invasive species that have yet to be controlled and cost nations millions of dollars per year in crop losses. In this experiment, two of the worst weeds in ...

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Study of stability and thermal conductivity of nanoparticles in propylene glycol

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This paper examined the properties that affected the thermal conductivity of Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) nanofluids with a base fluid of propylene glycol. Samples were prepared with volumetric percentages of 0.2%, 2%, ...

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Experimental investigation of thermal conduction in copper palladium nanofluids

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With the increasing popularity of nanofluids (NFs), understanding their thermal properties is critical. In this paper, a hot disc thermal constant analyzer measured the thermal conductivity of copper/palladium bimetallic ...

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The development of a microfabricated transient planar source (TPS) sensor for measuring thermal conductivity of nanofluids

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The addition of thermally conductive nanoparticles to conventional heat transfer fluids enhances their performance so they can be used for high-powered applications. However, as nanoparticles are added, the liquid becomes ...

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