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Measuring the Thermal Conductivity of Fresh and Used Engine Oil

Overview

Engine oil is an important heat transfer fluid in combustion engines. Overtime, engine oil degrades from heat, pressure, and the collection of debris. Thermtest’s principal scientist, Dr. Sofia Mylona, will investigate the thermal conductivity of new vs. used engine oil and explain her findings in this webinar.

About the Speaker

Dr. Sofia Mylona is an internationally recognized expert in the area of the thermal conductivity measurements using the Transient Hot-Wire (THW) method. She is a graduate Chemist from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.) in Greece and holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in the same university. During her Ph.D., she designed and constructed a novel Vibrating-Wire Viscometer for measuring high-viscosity liquids for which she received the 1st Metrology award in Greece. In the last 6 years, Dr Mylona’s research is focused on the thermal conductivity measurements using the Transient Hot-Wire technique.

Tags: Thermal Conductivity Liquids, Thermal Diffusivity, Specific Heat Capacity, Transient Hot Wire, Thermal Conductivity Oil, ASTM D7896-19

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