Thermophysical properties of ethylene glycol-water mixture containing silver nanoparticles

C. Selvam, D. Mohan Lal, Harish Sivasankaran

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In the present work, we report the thermophysical properties of ethylene glycol and water mixture based silver nanofluids. The thermo physical properties such as thermal conductivity, viscosity, density and specific heat are measured using KD2 Pro thermal properties analyser, capillary viscometer, electronic weighing balance and differential scanning calorimeter respectively. The thermal conductivity increases with the increase in particle concentration and temperature. The maximum enhancement of thermal conductivity observed is approximately ~12% for 0.15 vol% at 50°C. The higher thermal conductivity of the particle, Brownian motion and clustering of the particles could be the possible reason for the improvement in thermal conductivity of the nanofluid which is consistent with the published literature. The viscosity and density increases with increase in particle concentration and decreases with increase in temperature. The specific heat decreases with increase in particle concentration and increases with increase in temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1271-1279
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Mechanical Science and Technology
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Ethylene glycol
Thermal conductivity
Silver
Thermodynamic properties
Nanoparticles
Water
Specific heat
Viscosity
Viscometers
Brownian movement
Weighing
Calorimeters
Temperature
Scanning

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Thermophysical properties of ethylene glycol-water mixture containing silver nanoparticles. / Selvam, C.; Mohan Lal, D.; Sivasankaran, Harish.

In: Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 30, No. 3, 01.03.2016, p. 1271-1279.

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