Effective Thermal Conductivity of Submicron Powders: A Numerical Study

  title={Effective Thermal Conductivity of Submicron Powders: A Numerical Study},
  author={Weijing Dai and Y. Gan and Dorian A. H. Hanaor},
  journal={Applied Mechanics and Materials},
  pages={500 - 505}
Effective thermal conductivity is an important property of granular materials in engineering applications and industrial processes, including the blending and mixing of powders, sintering of ceramics and refractory metals, and electrochemical interactions in fuel cells and Li-ion batteries. The thermo-mechanical properties of granular materials with macroscopic particle sizes (above 1 mm) have been investigated experimentally and theoretically, but knowledge remains limited for materials… Expand
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