TECHNICAL PAPERS: Radiative Heat Transfer

Radiative Heat Transfer Properties of Electro-Controllable Fluids

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Jeffrey B. Hargrove

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University, 1700 W. Third Avenue, Flint, MI 48504

John R. Lloyd, Clark J. Radcliffe

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824

J. Heat Transfer 125(6), 1058-1064 (Nov 19, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1621894 History: Received May 30, 2001; Revised June 30, 2003; Online November 19, 2003
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Conceptual schematic of EC fluids
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Schematic of EC fluid window
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Schematic of experimental apparatus
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Zeolite particles, average diameter 25 microns
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Side view of volume of EC fluid with energy terms
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Modeled particle geometry at the base of the electrode
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Volumes excluded in the approximation of Eq. (28)
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Transmittance in dispersed state for varying volume fractions as a function of path length
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Transmittance in dispersed state for varying particle sizes as a function of path length
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Transmittance in the chained particles state as a function of volume fraction (Vf=160 Vrms/mm,L=1.9 mm,2a=11 μm)
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Effect of field strength on transmittance (Vf=160 Vrms/mm,L=1.9 mm,2a=11 μm)



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