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Papers Author: Ronald J. Warzoha

Total Papers Found: 4

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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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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