When attempting to extract reservoir fluid from rock, the rock is often heated. When the reservoir fluid is hotter it is less viscous and easier to extract. Knowing the thermal ...Read More
This article aims at assessing the impact of rice husk ash and volcanic ashes on the processing of porous inorganic polymers. The addition of volcanic ash or rice husk ash ...Read More
Thermal conductivity and rheology behavior of aqueous nanofluids containing alumina and carbon nanotubes
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 ...Read More
Rheology and Thermal Conductivity of Diamond Powder-Filled Liquid Epoxy Encapsulants for Electronic Packaging
Diamond powders with various particle sizes were dispersed in an epoxy resin in an effort to increase its thermal conductivity. Dispersion of a mixture of particle sizes from 1 to 100 µm ...Read More
Thermal contact resistance of epoxy composites incorporated with nano-copper particles and the multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Raw multi-walled carbon nanotubes (r-MWCNTs) and Cu nanoparticles are dispersed in an epoxy matrix in varying quantities to create composite polymers with enhanced thermal conductivities. A study was then conducted ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, Copper, Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope, Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM), Epoxy, ESEM, FE-SEM, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM), Hot Disk Thermal Constants Analyzer, Nanoparticles, Polymer composites, Thermal Conductivity, thermal contact resistance, thermal interface materials, TIMs, viscosityRead More
Experimental Measurements of Thermophysical Properties of Al2O3– and TiO2–Ethylene Glycol Nanofluids
The thermal conductivity and dynamic viscosity of Al2O3-ethylene glycol and TiO2-ethylene glycol nanofluids have been determined as a function of the nanoparticle volume fraction (from 1 to 3 %) and ...
Keywords: Cluster Size Distribution, DLS, Dynamic Light Scattering, Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) Nano-Sizer Apparatus, Glycol, Nano-Sizer Apparatus, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, transient plane source method, Transmission Electronic Microscope, Transmission Electronic Microscope (TEM), viscosity, Zeta PotentialRead More
A novel phase change material containing mesoporous silica nanoparticles for thermal storage: A study on thermal conductivity and viscosity
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 ...
Keywords: Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Constants Analyzer, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), viscosityRead More
Graphite nanoplatelets were dispersed in varying quantities into a silicone matrix to form composite materials with higher thermal conductivities than the pure silicone matrix without sacrificing mechanical properties. It was ...
Keywords: composites, Compression Testing, differential scanning calorimeter, Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, FEG-SEM, Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope, Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG-SEM), graphite, Hot Disk Thermal Constants Analyser Method, Silicone, Thermal Conductivity, thermal interface materials, TIMs, viscosityRead More
Experimental investigation on thermal and rheological properties of n-octadecane with dispersed TiO2 nanoparticles
The thermal and rheological properties of n-octadecane, a phase change material, with dispersed TiO2 nanoparticles were investigated at varying temperatures. The properties were investigated in both the solid and liquid ...
Keywords: DLS, Dynamic Light Scattering, Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), Hot Disk Thermal Constants Analyzer, Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Theory, Transient Plane Source, Transient Plane Source (TPS) Theory, viscosityRead More
Disodium hydrogenphosphate dodecahydrate was investigated for its thermophysical properties and the effects that temperature had on these properties. The goal of this work was to determine if this material was ...Read More