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Numerical Analysis of Heat Transfer of Polyethylene Nanocomposites with Carbon Nanotubes

Year 2023, Volume: 3 Issue: 2, 28 - 33, 31.12.2023

Abstract

Nanotechnology, with its gigantic nature, has broken the boundaries of different branches of science and provided the basis for using the results and possibilities in many areas to improve the quality of life. This approach will help you systematically investigate the impact of volume percentage and aspect ratio on the thermal conductivity coefficient of carbon nanotube nanoparticles within a Representative Volume Elements (RVE) using Monte Carlo simulations in MATLAB. The aim of this study was to model the thermal conductivity of a polyethylene-based composite reinforced with helical carbon nanotubes using the finite element method. It shows that the heat conduction coefficient value increases with the increase in the volume percentage, aspect ratio, and radius of helical nanoparticles, and this increase is the most effective factor for the volume percentage between 0.73% and 9.5%.

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Primary Language English
Subjects Micro and Nanosystems
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Mansur MUSTAFAOĞLU This is me

Publication Date December 31, 2023
Submission Date November 10, 2023
Acceptance Date November 29, 2023
Published in Issue Year 2023 Volume: 3 Issue: 2

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