Table 2

Thermal conductivity enhancement of the BN/EG nanofluids

Volume fraction (vol.%)

0.025

0.2

0.6

1.0

2.0

3.0

4.0

5.5


Δk/k (%)

140 nm

2.0*

0.8*

3.2*

5.7*

10.8

14.9

20.3

30.3

70 nm

-

-

-

4.5

7.2

11.8

18.3

24.5


Li et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:443   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-443

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