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Keyword: phase change materials

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Effects of melting temperature and the presence of internal fins on the performance of a phase change material (PCM)-based heat sink

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Two organic phase change materials (PCMs) were investigated to determine their effects on the thermal management capabilities of electronics. The thermo-physical properties of n-eicosane and 1-hexadecanol were determined experimentally, and ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity of n-octadecane containing carbon-based nanomaterials

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The use of organic compounds as phase change materials (PCMs) is limited by the low thermal conductivity of these compounds. In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (...

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Thermal Conductivity Enhancement by using Nano-Material in Phase Change Material for Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage Systems

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Al2O3, TiO2 nanoparticles, and carbon nanotubes were added to Iraqi paraffin wax in varying quantities to determine the optimum filler content for the enhancement of thermal conductivity. The thermal ...

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Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Expedited Freezing of Nanoparticle Suspensions Utilized as Novel Phase Change Materials

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Nanoparticle suspensions were prepared in two PCMs to determine the effect of the addition of nanoparticles on thermal conductivity and expediting freezing. The base PCMs used were cyclohexane and eicosane, ...

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Incorporation of Phase Change Materials in Cementitious Systems via Fine Lightweight Aggregate

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The incorporation of phase change materials (PCMs) into concrete bridge decks shows promise as a method of decreasing freeze/thaw cycling in bridge decks. The authors have conducted a study ...

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Experimental investigation on thermal and rheological properties of n-octadecane with dispersed TiO2 nanoparticles 

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The thermal and rheological properties of n-octadecane, a phase change material, with dispersed TiO2 nanoparticles were investigated at varying temperatures. The properties were investigated in both the solid and liquid ...

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Graphene Thermal Properties: Applications in Thermal Management and Energy Storage

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The authors present a review of the thermal properties of graphene, and present one example of a practical application of graphene in thermal management, as an additive to phase change ...

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Thermal energy storage and release of a new component with PCM for integration in floors for thermal management of buildings

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A composite phase change material (PCM) was formulated from commercial blended paraffin and a styrene-butadiene-styrene block. The thermo-physical properties of this composite PCM were then evaluated using the transient plane ...

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Effect of some metallic additives (Ag, Cd, and Sn) on thermal transport properties of a-Se         

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Molten selenium, silver, cadmium, and tin were used to prepare a-Se, and a-Se98M2 (M = Ag, Cd, and Sn) alloys in order to determine the thermo-physical properties of these materials ...

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Temperature Dependence of Thermophysical Properties of Disodium Hydrogenphosphate Dodecahydrate

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Disodium hydrogenphosphate dodecahydrate was investigated for its thermophysical properties and the effects that temperature had on these properties. The goal of this work was to determine if this material was ...

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