Table 3

Thermal conductivity of nanofluids consisting of silver nanoparticles dispersed in ethylene glycol

T/K

φ/% v/v

d/nm

kEG/W m-1 K-1 [25]

kP/W m-1 K-1

keff/W m-1 K-1

Standard deviation in keff


299.3

1

20

0.2544

123.49

0.2700

0.0052

299.9

1

30-50

0.2544

191.32

0.2701

0.0025

298.4

1

80

0.2544

263.50

0.2798

0.0023

300.8

2

20

0.2544

123.49

0.3048

0.0029

300.9

2

30-50

0.2544

191.32

0.2907

0.0023

300.5

2

80

0.2544

263.50

0.3089

0.0033


Warrier and Teja Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:247   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-247

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