Table 1

Thermal conductivity ratio of two kinds of nanofluids to the base fluid

Mass concentration

(wt.%)

Functionalized nanofluid

(20°C)

Functionalized nanofluid

(40°C)

Functionalized nanofluid

(60°C)

Traditional nanofluid

(20°C)


0.5

1.01

1.015

1.019

1.014

1

1.0142

1.022

1.027

1.018

1.5

1.0149

1.025

1.032

1.02

2

1.0163

1.028

1.037

1.021

2.5

1.0189

1.033

1.043

1.0267


Yang and Liu Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:494   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-494

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