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Keyword: Transient Plane Source

Total Papers Found: 203

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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Pelletized composite wood fiber mixed with plastic as advanced solid biofuels: thermo-chemical analysis

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Finding uses for plastic is becoming increasingly important because it has one of the lowest recycling rates among fabricated materials. Wood, on the other hand, is a natural material that ...

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Thermal conductivity and rheology behavior of aqueous nanofluids containing alumina and carbon nanotubes

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Many conventional fluids have low thermal conductivities. Adding thermally conductive nanometer-sized particles to these fluids transforms them into thermally conductive nanofluids. In this study, the thermal conductivity of aqueous alumina ...

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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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SiC Nanowires with Tunable Hydrophobicity/Hydrophilicity and Their Application as Nanofluids

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The purpose of this study was to improve the wettability of silicon carbide (SiC) nanowires, in order for them to be used as thermoconductive fluids. Multiple experiments were conducted by ...

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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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Production of porous cellulose aerogel fibers by an extrusion proces

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This study outlines the preparation method and properties of thin extruded cellulose aerogel fibers and monolithic pieces. Microcrystalline cellulose was combined with a hydrated calciumthiocyanate salt melt to form a ...

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Flame Retardant, Heat Insulating Cellulose Aerogels from Waste Cotton Fabrics by in Situ Formation of Magnesium Hydroxide Nanoparticles in Cellulose Gel Nanostructures

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Aerogels are promising thermal insulators because of their low thermal conductivity, durability and eco-friendly nature. However, aerogels become a problem because of their highly flammable properties. In this study, flame ...

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