Keyword: Nanofluids

Total Papers Found: 70

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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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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Rheological and Thermal Transport Characteristics of a Transformer Oil Based Ferrofluid

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This article studied the flow and thermal transport characteristics of a ferrofluid based on transformer oil (Mogul Trafo CZ-A) and iron oxide nanoparticles. The thermal conductivity, specific heat, and thermal ...

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Nitrogen doped hybrid carbon based composite dispersed nanofluids as working fluid for low-temperature direct absorption solar collectors

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This article studied the thermal conductivity of deionized (DI) water and ethylene glycol (EG) based nanofluids with varying temperatures for different volume fractions of N-(rGO-MWNTs) (nitrogen doped hybrid structure ...

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The characteristics of convective heat transfer in microchannel heat sinks using Al2O3 and TiO2 nanofluids

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Nanofluids are heat transfer fluids with enhanced thermal conductivity properties due to the addition of metallic-based nanoparticles. In this study, the thermal properties of Al¬2O3 and TiO2 nanofluids were ...

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