Thermal conductivity of nanofluids - Experimental and theoretical

M. J. Assael, I. N. Metaxa, K. Kakosimos, D. Constantinou

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The thermal conductivity of nanofluids has been studied experimentally using the transient hot-wire method, and it is shown that a significant increase can be obtained. Existing methods for the prediction and correlation of the thermal conductivity are discussed. It is shown that a lot of work still needs to be done in this area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)999-1017
Number of pages19
JournalInternational Journal of Thermophysics
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2006



  • Carbon nanotubes
  • Heat transfer
  • Nanofluids
  • Thermal conductivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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