Keyword: Thermal Conductivity

Total Papers Found: 832

Noble-gas-infused neoprene closed-cell foams achieving ultra-low thermal conductivity fabrics

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Closed cell foams are widely used as protective garments in extreme environments. This article studied the use of neoprene-based materials in wetsuits by developing a strategy for reducing the thermal ...

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Cellulose Nanocrystals reduce cold damage to reproductive buds in fruit crops

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Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) are renewable nano-biomaterials that may be suitable for reducing cold damage in fruit buds to their low thermal conductivity. This study was conducted to evaluate the potential ...

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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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A single-sided method based on transient plane source technique for thermal conductivity measurement of liquids

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This article examined the effects of using the traditional vertical orientation method versus the single-sided horizontal method for transient thermal conductivity measurements of water, glycol, and methanol. It aimed to ...

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A small-plane heat source method for measuring the thermal conductivities of anisotropic materials

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This study aimed to develop a new method based on the transient plane source (TPS) technique to simultaneously measure the in-plane and across-plane thermal conductivities of anisotropic insulating materials using ...

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An explanation of the Al2O3 nanofluid thermal conductivity based on the phonon theory of liquid

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This article examined how a variety of mechanisms (layering, Brownian motion, clustering, ballistic phonon motion, thermal boundary resistance, and mass difference scattering) affect the thermal conductivity of alumina based nanofluid. ...

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Theoretical accuracy of anisotropic thermal conductivity determined by transient plane source method

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This article studied the potential thermal conductivity deviation of anisotropic materials using a numerical simulation. Anisotropic thermal conductivity may experience deviation due to its noncompliance of the theoretical assumption of ...

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Thermal optimisation of metal hydride reactors for thermal energy storage applications

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Metal hydrides (MHs) have been considered as thermal energy storage (TES) materials for concentrated solar thermal applications. In this study, a TES system based on MgH2 was designed, constructed and ...

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Characterization of microstructural, mechanical and thermal properties and ageing study of Th–3 wt.% U alloy

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This article aimed to obtain more information on the microstructural, mechanical, thermo-physical, and ageing aspects of the Th-3 wt.% U alloy. The thermal conductivity of the Th-3U alloy was ...

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