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Papers Author: Amy S. Fleischer

Total Papers Found: 7

Effect of Graphene Layer Thickness and Mechanical Compliance on Interfacial Heat Flow and Thermal Conduction in Solid–Liquid Phase Change Materials

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The thermal conductivities of paraffin-based composite phase change materials (PCMs) containing different types of graphene nanoparticles were determined using the transient plane source method. It was determined that the thermal ...

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Improved heat recovery from paraffin-based phase change materials due to the presence of percolating graphene networks

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Four different paraffin-based nanocomposite phase change materials (PCMs) were prepared by dispersion of 20 v. % of graphene, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), aluminum, or TiO2 nanoparticles into a paraffin matrix. It was ...

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Effect of carbon nanotube interfacial geometry on thermal transport in solid–liquid phase change materials

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The thermal conductivities of four composite paraffin phase change materials (PCMs) containing embedded multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with varying dimensions were determined. The goals of this study were to investigate ...

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Thermal property prediction and measurement of organic phase change materials in the liquid phase near the melting point

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In this work, the authors tested five organic phase change materials for thermophysical properties (density, heat capacity, and thermal conductivity) in order to determine the best path to prediction (BPP) ...

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Temperature-dependent thermal properties of a paraffin phase change material embedded with herringbone style graphite nanofibers

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The authors outline a method of enhancing the thermal properties of a paraffin phase change material through the addition of herringbone-style graphite nanofibers (HGNFs). It was found that the solid-phase ...

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Determining the thermal conductivity of liquids using the transient hot disk method. Part II: Establishing an accurate and repeatable experimental methodology

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The authors state that the Hot Disk TPS technique isn't an accurate method for the measurement of thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and volumetric heat capacity of liquids. This is due ...

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Determining the thermal conductivity of liquids using the transient hot disk method. Part I: Establishing transient thermal-fluid constraints

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The authors look into problems with accurately measuring thermal conductivity of liquid samples. Among these problems is the onset of natural convection during the measurement of thermal properties, which may ...

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