On the Possibility of a Radical Increase in Thermal Conductivity by Dispersed Particles

  title={On the Possibility of a Radical Increase in Thermal Conductivity by Dispersed Particles},
  author={Veronica Makarova and Svetlana N. Gorbacheva and Sergey Antonov and Sergey O. Ilyin},
  journal={Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry},
  pages={1796 - 1814}
Theoretical and experimental data on the effect of additions of micro- and nanosized solid particles on the thermal conductivity of liquid media (nanofluids) are considered. According to theoretical calculations, a manifold increase in the thermal conductivity is possible only for resting media in which percolation structures are formed from the modifier nanoparticles, whereas in the case of the coolant circulation and/or random distribution of particles in its volume the increase in the… Expand
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