Table 1

Index Number Table

Index Number

Proposed Augmentation Mechanism Theory

Experimental Apparatus


-

none mentioned


1

Brownian Motion augmentation theory

Flow in tube or microchannel


2

Shear thinning behaviour of flows

transient hot-wire in stationary fluid


3

Interfacial layer theory (Kapitza resistance)

Specialised instrument for measuring thermal conductivities/viscosities etc


4

Electrical Double Layer (EDL)

Theoretical investigation


5

Phonon transfer

Specialised application


6

Aggregation and diffusion

Flow over flat heated plates


7

Flattening of velocity profile due to viscosity

Quenching


8

Thermal conductivity enhancement alone

Heated Wire


9

Deposition of nanolayer on heating surface


10

Passive/active mode of heat transfer


11

Long range structural disjoining pressure


12

Near field radiation


13

Thermophoresis forces


Sergis and Hardalupas Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:391   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-391

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