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Keyword: Transient plane source (TPS) method

Total Papers Found: 201

Thermal conductivity and dispersion stability of copper oxide nanofluid in kerosene

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Kerosene is used as a coolant in engines, however like many conventional heat transfer fluids, it has a low thermal conductivity. Nanofluids are suspensions of thermally conductive nanometer sized particles ...

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Heat transfer biofluids: A novel approach towards weed management

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Weeds are invasive species that have yet to be controlled and cost nations millions of dollars per year in crop losses. In this experiment, two of the worst weeds in ...

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Effects of humidity on thermal performance of aerogel insulation blankets

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Efficient thermal insulation is becoming increasingly important as people spend more time in buildings. Aerogel blankets are highly porous materials made of polymeric fibers coated with aerogel particles that are ...

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Effective thermal conductivity modeling of consolidated sorption composites containing graphite flakes

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Adding thermally conductive materials and consolidating adsorbents in a thermally conductive porous matrix is one way to improve heat transfer in sorption beds. The aim of this study was to ...

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Study of stability and thermal conductivity of nanoparticles in propylene glycol

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This paper examined the properties that affected the thermal conductivity of Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) nanofluids with a base fluid of propylene glycol. Samples were prepared with volumetric percentages of 0.2%, 2%, ...

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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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Experimental investigation of thermal conduction in copper palladium nanofluids

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With the increasing popularity of nanofluids (NFs), understanding their thermal properties is critical. In this paper, a hot disc thermal constant analyzer measured the thermal conductivity of copper/palladium bimetallic ...

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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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Strategy for visualisation of the activity of phase change materials by transient plane source technique

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Phase change materials (PCMs) are materials that store thermal energy and undergo phase transitions when they are heated and cooled, making them effective alternatives to fossil fuels for building insulation. ...

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Behavior of intumescent epoxy resins in fireproofing applications

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Intumescent epoxy resins are used commercially for fireproofing because of their ability to swell. The swelling action is initiated to shelter the materials beneath the resin from any potential heat ...

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