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Title: Utilization of the magnetogranulometric analysis to estimate the thermal conductivity of magnetic fluids
Published In: Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 323, No. 10, pp. 1343-1347
Description: In this study, the semi-empirical equation for the effective thermalconductivity of the Holotescu–Stoian model was applied to a set of four dilutions of a transformer oil based magneticfluid with magnetite nanoparticles as magnetic phase, using the results obtained for the size distributions from the magnetogranulometry analysis, followed by a comparison with the measured values of the effective thermalconductivity obtained by the hot ball method. The link between the size distribution by number and by volume used in the magnetogranulometry analysis and the Holotescu–Stoian model adaptation to the lognormal distribution were presented. The comparison between the results given by the model and the corresponding experimental data showed that by using the approximated size distribution to calculate the effective thermalconductivity the analytical results much closer to the experimental ones are obtained, compared to those given by the Maxwell classical model.
ISSN:ISSN: 0304-8853
DOI:DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2010.11.043
Publication year: 2011
Keywords:Magneticfluid; Size distribution; Magnetogranulometry; Thermalconductivity
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Authors: HOLOTESCU Sorin , STOIAN Floriana , MARINICA (BALAU) Oana , KUBICAR Ludovit , KOPCANSKY Peter , TIMKO Milan ,
Type: International Journal Article
Laboratory: Magnetometry Laboratory
Institution: UPT