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Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 807610, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/807610
Research Article

Effects of Particle Surface Charge, Species, Concentration, and Dispersion Method on the Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
2Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
3Department of Plastic Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854, USA

Received 1 July 2009; Revised 18 September 2009; Accepted 14 October 2009

Academic Editor: Oronzio Manca

Copyright © 2010 Raghu Gowda et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Raghu Gowda, Hongwei Sun, Pengtao Wang, et al., “Effects of Particle Surface Charge, Species, Concentration, and Dispersion Method on the Thermal Conductivity of Nanofluids,” Advances in Mechanical Engineering, vol. 2010, Article ID 807610, 10 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/807610