Keyword: Nanoparticles

Total Papers Found: 76

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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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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Effect of ZnO nanoparticles obtained by arc discharge on thermo-mechanical properties of matrix thermoset nanocomposites

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It has been found that ZnO nanoparticles modify the curing behavior and crossed-line density, among other properties, in epoxy systems. This study aimed at studying the thermo-mechanical properties of ZnO ...

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Nano-Phase Change Materials for Electronics Cooling Applications

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Passive cooling is a method of dissipating heat rejected by electronic devices, and when associated to a phase change can be very effective. Phase change materials (PCMs) are widely used ...

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Experimental evaluation and modeling of thermal conductivity of tetrafunctional epoxy resin containing different carbon nanostructures

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Recently, 2-D graphene nanoparticles produced by graphite exfoliation are a promising nanofiller for enhancing the thermal conductivity of polymeric materials. Unlike one-dimensional structures of carbon nanotubes, the 2-D structure provides ...

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Temperature dependence of effective thermal conductivity and effective thermal diffusivity of Ni-Zn ferrites

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Nanocomposites are formed by combining conducting polymers and inorganic nanoparticles. In this study, nanocomposites of Ni-Zn ferrite were tested to determine the variation in their thermal properties. A Hot Disk ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity of ethylene glycol-based suspensions in the presence of silver nanoparticles of various sizes and shapes

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Silver (Ag) has the highest thermal conductivity of all metals, making it an attractive nanoparticle for use in heat transfer systems. The shape of nanoparticles influences their thermal conductivity, so ...

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