The purpose of this study was to improve the wettability of silicon carbide (SiC) nanowires, in order for them to be used as thermoconductive fluids. Multiple experiments were conducted by ...Read More
The ability of Cu-H2O nanofluids to perform as phase change materials (PCMs) is investigated. The supercooling behavior of the nanofluids was determined as a function of copper nanoparticle concentration. ...
Keywords: Contact Angle, Copper, Cu-H2O, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, Supercooling Behavior, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, Thermal Response Test, TPS Method, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
A Comparative Study on Thermal Conductivity and Rheology Properties of Alumina and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Nanofluids
Numerical models for the calculation of thermal conductivity and rheology behavior of alumina and multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) nanofluids were evaluated by determining these properties experimentally and comparing the results ...Read More
Polyactic acid (PLA)-micro hexagonal boron nitride (hBN)-graphene nanoplatelet (GNP) polymer composites were prepared, and the effects of varying filler contents on the thermal and mechanical properties of the ...
Keywords: boron nitride, Dynamic Viscosity, Fillers, graphene, Nanofluids, Polymer composites, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Method, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Experimental Measurements of Thermophysical Properties of Al2O3– and TiO2–Ethylene Glycol Nanofluids
The thermal conductivity and dynamic viscosity of Al2O3-ethylene glycol and TiO2-ethylene glycol nanofluids have been determined as a function of the nanoparticle volume fraction (from 1 to 3 %) and ...
Keywords: Cluster Size Distribution, DLS, Dynamic Light Scattering, Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) Nano-Sizer Apparatus, Glycol, Nano-Sizer Apparatus, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, transient plane source method, Transmission Electronic Microscope, Transmission Electronic Microscope (TEM), viscosity, Zeta PotentialRead More
Effects of inclusion size on thermal conductivity and rheological behavior of ethylene glycol-based suspensions containing silver nanowires with various specific surface areas
The effects of silver nanowire size on the thermal conductivities of ethylene glycol-based nanofluids were investigated experimentally. The effects of altering the loading concentration of nanowires, and altering the temperature ...
Keywords: Nanofluids, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More
The transient plane source (TPS) method was used to measure the thermal conductivity of automotive coolants, as well as equivalent nanofluids to these coolants. The results of the study indicated ...Read More
Octane solutions containing metal salts were irradiated with 350 nm photons using oleoyl sarcosine as a particle stabilizer and benzophenone as a particle sensitizer to produce suspensions of nanometer-sized metal particles. ...Read More
The thermal transport properties of nanofluids containing single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) in ethylene glycol and (poly)-alpha olefins (PAO) were investigated. It was found that the addition of SWCNTs enhanced ...
Keywords: AFM, atomic force microscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, Fluid Rheology, Light Scattering, Nanofluids, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Author(s): Julian G. Bernal CastellanosTransient Plane Source
The effects of particle size/shape, base fluid, and volumetric concentration on the thermal conductivity of nanofluids has been studied. It was found that decreasing the particle size leads to ...Read More