In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were added to Al2O3/water nanofluids to determine their heat transfer and temperature drop properties compared to water and Al2O3/water ...Read More
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Enhanced thermo-electrochemical power using carbon nanotube additives in ionic liquid redox electrolytes
Thermocells are heat waste harvesting devices that operate at room temperature. The addition of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) to ionic liquids (ILs) in thermocells enhances electrical conductivity, and the devices ...
Keywords: Electric power, Hot Disk, Ionic liquids, Multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT), Thermal Conductivity, Thermocells, Thermoelectrics, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Temperature dependent heat transfer performance of multi-walled carbon nanotube-based aqueous nanofluids at very low particle loadings
Thermally conductive nanoparticles are often added to conventional fluids to improve thermal properties. In this paper, the effect of small concentrations of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) on thermal conductivity over ...Read More
Thermo-optical properties of partially unzipped multiwalled carbon nanotubes dispersed nanofluids for direct absorption solar thermal energy systems
Water is being used to absorb incident light for use in solar power applications. Adding nanoparticles to water improves the solar collection efficiency. In this paper, a TPS2500S Hot ...Read More
Author(s): Javier A. Narvaez
This paper examined the thermal conductivity of poly-alpha-olefin (PAO) based nanofluids using three transient methods including the transient plane source (TPS) technique. They also explored how temperature, shape, and ...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), Hot Disk, Multiwalled carbon nanotubes, nanomaterials, phase change materials, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Constants Analyzer, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead 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
Many conventional fluids have low thermal conductivities. Adding thermally conductive nanometer-sized particles to these fluids transforms them into thermally conductive nanofluids that can be used for refrigeration and air conditioning ...
Keywords: Carbon Nanotube, Carbon nanotubes, heat exchanger, Helically coiled tube, Hot Disk, Nanofluid, Rheology behavior, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Enhanced thermoelectric properties of hybridized conducting aerogels based on carbon nanotubes and pyrolyzed resorcinol–formaldehyde resin
Multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF) resin were used to create a conducting aerogel with a high electrical conductivity and Seebeck coefficient but a low thermal conductivity. ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde, carbonized resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF), CNTs, Electrical Conductivity, Figure of Merit, Figure of Merit (ZT), Hot Disk TPS, hybridized aerogels, multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), MWCNTs, resin, RF, Seebeck coefficient, Thermal Conductivity, ZTRead 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