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Prediction of Thermal Conductivity of a Model Nanofluid via Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Conference Name: Thermal and Materials Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Location: Antalya, Turkey
Date: 06/2011

List of Authors:
Hasan Babaei , Jay M. Khodadadi


In this paper, molecular dynamics simulation has been utilized to predict the thermal conductivity of an argon-copper (Ar-Cu) model nanofluid. Effects of the mass fraction, particle size and initial arrangement of the nano-particles on thermal conductivity have been studied.

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