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 ...Read More
Keyword: Transient plane source (TPS) method
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 ...
Keywords: heat transfer fluids, Lantana camara, Nanofluids, Parthenium Hysterophorus, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Weed control, Weed invasion, Weed management, Weed speciesRead More
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 ...Read More
Effective thermal conductivity modeling of consolidated sorption composites containing graphite flakes
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 ...Read More
Author(s): Sumit MahajanTransient Plane Source
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%, ...Read More
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 ...
Keywords: Carbon Nanofibers, Carbon nanofibers (CNFs), Multiwalled carbon nanotubes, nanomaterials, phase change materials, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Constants Analyzer, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
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 ...Read More
The development of a microfabricated transient planar source (TPS) sensor for measuring thermal conductivity of nanofluids
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 ...Read More
Strategy for visualisation of the activity of phase change materials by transient plane source technique
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. ...
Keywords: Latent Heat Storage, Passive control, Phase change material (PCM), Phase transition, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
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 ...
Keywords: Epoxy, Fire Protection, Intumescent epoxy resin, Lumped-parameter kinetic model, resin, Swelling, Thermal Conductivity, thermal degradation, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More