Keyword: Thermal Constants Analyzer

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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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Enhanced thermal conductivity of n octadecane containing carbon based nanomaterials

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This paper focused on determining the thermal conductivity of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) that were dispersed throughout n-octadecane as phase change materials (PCMs). The Thermal Constants ...

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G-Plus report to Owens Corning thermal conductivity measurements of fiberglass

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Fiberglass is used inside car mufflers as a noise reducer and insulator. The insulating properties of the fiberglass eliminates the need for muffler heat shields, however to properly design vehicles ...

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A novel phase change material containing mesoporous silica nanoparticles for thermal storage: A study on thermal conductivity and viscosity

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A composite PCM was prepared from n-octadecane and mesoporous silica (MPSiO2) nanoparticles. The nanoparticles were added in quantities ranging from 1 wt. % to 5 wt. %, and the thermal conductivity of each composite ...

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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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Experimental determination and fractal modeling of the effective thermal conductivity of autoclaved aerated concrete: Effects of moisture content

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Autoclaved aerated concrete was studied because it has potential to be used in the design of energy-efficient buildings. Three different samples were tested, each with a unique density. Of particular ...

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Thermal property prediction and measurement of organic phase change materials in the liquid phase near the melting point

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In this work, the authors tested five organic phase change materials for thermophysical properties (density, heat capacity, and thermal conductivity) in order to determine the best path to prediction (BPP) ...

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Understanding in crystallization of polyethylene: the role of boron nitride (BN) particles

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The authors examine the melting and crystallization behavior of a polyethylene/boron nitride composite to understand an unexpected exothermic peak when the BN content was greater than 10 wt. %. Based on ...

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Reinforced thermal conductivity and mechanical properties of in situ microfibrillar composites through multistage stretching extrusion

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Various microfibrillar composites were prepared in situ using boron nitride as a thermally conductive filler. The multistage stretching extrusion process was used in an effort to improve thermal conductivity and ...

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