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dc.contributor.authorRudyak, VY-
dc.contributor.authorKrasnolutskii, SL-
dc.contributor.authorIvanov, DA-
dc.contributor.author4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014)-
dc.descriptionThis paper was presented at the 4th Micro and Nano Flows Conference (MNF2014), which was held at University College, London, UK. The conference was organised by Brunel University and supported by the Italian Union of Thermofluiddynamics, IPEM, the Process Intensification Network, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Heat Transfer Society, HEXAG - the Heat Exchange Action Group, and the Energy Institute, ASME Press, LCN London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL University College London, UCL Engineering, the International NanoScience Community,
dc.description.abstractThe viscosity of nanofluids is studied by molecular dynamics method. It is considered the model nanofluids based on liquid argon with aluminum and lithium nanoparticles. The nanoparticle size ranges from 1 to 4 nm. The volume concentration of nanoparticles is varied from 1% to 12%. It is shown that the viscosity of the nanofluid increases with decreasing nanoparticle size. Potential contribution to viscosity of nanofluid considerably exceeds the kinetic one. Therefore parameters of molecule-molecule and nanoparticle-molecule potentials make the considerable impact on viscosity of nanofluids which, thus, depends on material of nanoparticles.en_US
dc.publisherBrunel University Londonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesID 25-
dc.subjectMolecular dynamicsen_US
dc.subjectEffect of nanoparticles sizeen_US
dc.titleDependence of nanofluid on nanoparticle size and materialen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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