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Keyword: pH

Total Papers Found: 10

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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Analysis of factors influencing thermal conductivity and viscosity in different kinds of surfactant solutions

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Surfactants are often used in nanofluids to help improve dispersion and prevent aggregation of the resident nanoparticles. In this study, the researchers used the transient plane source (TPS) technique to ...

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The adsorption of cationic surfactants on BN surface: Its effects on the thermal conductivity and mechanical properties of BN-epoxy composite

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Four different cationic surfactants were allowed to adsorb on boron nitride (BN) over the pH range of 5.5 to 8 in separate experiments. The authors talk about the orientation of the surfactant ...

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Simultaneous determination of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of food and agricultural materials using a transient plane-source method

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Since there was no literature on using the transient plane source method for the measurement of thermal conductivity and diffusivity of food products the authors did it themselves. They tested ...

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Influence of pH on Nanofluids- Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity

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This article outlines the effect of adding Al2O3 and Cu nanoparticles to water and measuring the thermal conductivities and viscosities of the mixtures. The effect of pH was taken ...

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Effects of pH on heat transfer nanofluids containing ZrO2 and TiO2 nanoparticles

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This study looks at the effects of pH on heat transfer, among other things, of nanofluids. Over 20% enhancement of thermal conductivity was noted with nanofluids containing 3wt% zirconium dioxide and ...

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Influence of pH and SDBS on the Stability and Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids

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This experiment outlined an investigation into heat transfer of two water-based nanofluids; H2O-Al2O3 and H2O-Cu. The absorbency and thermal conductivity of both nanofluids was measured under various ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity by aggregation in heat transfer nanofluids containing metal oxide nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes

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The thermal conductivity of heat transfer nanofluids has been determined to increase by 10%, when containing metal oxide nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes. The fluid viscosity of the nanofluids is relatively the ...

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