Table 2

Viscosity 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

1.083

1.076

1.068

1.025

1

1.13

1.114

1.108

1.052

1.5

1.156

1.139

1.133

1.078

2

1.19

1.172

1.159

1.1

2.5

1.223

1.203

1.189

1.12


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

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