Table 2

Classical models for effective thermal conductivity of mixtures

Models

Expressions

Remarks


Maxwell

Spherical particles

Hamilton-Crosser

n = 3 for spheres n = 6 for cylinders

Jeffrey

Spherical particles

Davis

High-order terms represent pair interaction of randomly dispersed sphere

Lu-Lin

Spherical and non-spherical particles


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