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Iron Oxide and Tungsten Trioxide Nanofluids to Enhance Automotive Cooling Radiators: Experimental Analysis
Abstract: The current cooling systems of internal combustion engine vehicles have several functions; in addition to removing excess heat from the engine, it plays an essential role in ensuring that...
Novel 3D Thermal Energy Storage Materials Based on Highly Porous Patterned Printed Clay Supports Infiltrated With Molten Nitrate Salts
Abstract: One of the main drawbacks of phase change materials (PCM) to be employed as thermal energy storage (TES) systems in energy applications, such as concentrated solar power (CSP), is...
Innovative glass-ceramic foams prepared by alkali activation and reactive sintering of clay containing zeolite (zeolite-poor rock) and sawdust for thermal insulation
Abstract: Energy-saving through thermal insulation of the buildings is becoming extremely important recently, addressing sustainability-connected challenges. This work examines the potential for...
Ceramic Precursor-Phthalonitrile Hybrid with Improved High Heat Resistance through Constructing Binary Continuous Phases
Abstract: Achieving organic-inorganic hybrids with improved heat resistance above 500 oC using inorganic materials as filler remains a challenge because inorganic constitutes could not form...
Evaluation of durability of alumina, silicon carbide and siliconized silicon carbide foams as absorber materials for concentrated solar power applications
Abstract: Absorber material in solar thermal power plants, transfers heat energy from concentrated solar light to the working fluid inside the receiver. Several material properties such as maximum...
Thermo-mechanical properties prediction of Ni-reinforced Al2O3 composites using micro-mechanics based representative volume elements
Abstract: For effective cutting tool inserts that absorb thermal shock at varying temperature gradients, improved thermal conductivity and toughness are required. In addition, parameters such as the...
Coining the attributes of nano to micro dual hybrid silica-ceramic waste filler based green HNBR composites for triple percolation: Mechanical properties, thermal, and electrical conductivity
Abstract: Industrial waste management and pollution control are the prime concerns today. Ceramic materials are widely used in various industries and applications; therefore, waste generation is...
Preparation, characterization, and physicomechanical properties of glass-ceramic foams based on alkali-activation and sintering of zeolite-poor rock and eggshell
Abstract: This study reports the fabrication of novel glass-ceramic foams for thermal insulation to minimize the energy consumption in the buildings. Different combinations of zeolite-poor...
Characterization, thermal and ceramic properties of clays from Alhabia (Almería, Spain)
Abstract: Clays from Alhabia (Almería, Spain) have been investigated in this work using several analytical techniques: X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF), thermal analysis...