The Addition of Graphene Oxide to Enhance the Photo-Thermal Performance of a Premier Organic Heat Transfer Oil

The Addition of Graphene Oxide to Enhance the Photo-Thermal Performance of a Premier Organic Heat Transfer Oil

Loading document ...
Page
of
Loading page ...

Author(s)

Author(s): Wisut Chamsa-ard, Derek Fawcett, Chun Che Fung, Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern

Download Full PDF Read Complete Article

DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2521 26 35 21-23 Volume 10 - Dec 2021

Abstract

The present study investigated the improvement in photothermal response and temperature enhancement of a commercially available organic thermal oil when small quantities of graphene oxide (0.1 to 0.3% w/v) were added. Characterisation studies revealed the ultrasonic processing procedure did not change the chemical composition of the organic oil, which was found to be thermally stable up to 175 °C before complete decomposition at 315 °C. When the GO-based fluids were exposed to a solar irradiance of 985 Wm-2, the temperature enhancements achieved over the exposure period of 20 minutes typically ranged from 42.4 to 43.2%. The temperature enhancements achieved indicate the GO-based fluids have the potential to be used in direct-absorption solar collectors for improved performance.

Keywords

Graphene Oxide, Photo-Thermal, Direct-Absorption, Solar Collectors

References

  1. Minardi JE, H.N. Chuang HN. Sol. Energy 1975; 17(3): 179-83.
  2. Thirugnanasambandam M, Iniyan S, Goic R. Renew. Sustain Energy Rev 2010; 14: 312-22.
  3. Chamsa-ard W, Brundavanam S, Fung CC, Fawcett D, Poinern GJE. Nanomaterials 2017; 7(131): 1-30.
  4. Taylor RA, Phelan PE, Otanicar TP, Adrian R, Parsher R. Nanoscale Res Lett 2011; 6: 1-11.
  5. Luo Z, Wang C, Wei W, Xiao G, Ni M. Int J Heat Mass Transf 2014; 75: 262-71.
  6. Taylor R, Coulombe S, Otanicar T, Phelan P, Gunawan A, Lv, W, et al. J Appl Phys 2013; 113: 011301-1 – 011301-19.
  7. Xuan Y, Duan H, Li Q. RSC Adv 2014; 4(31): 16206–13.
  8. Cheng XM, Zhu C, Zhang H, Yang XJ. Adv. Mater Res 2013; 815: 415–22.
  9. Das SK, Choi SUS, Patel HP. Heat Transfer Engineering. 2006; 27: 3–19.
  10. Mahian O, Kianifar A, Kalogirou SA, Pop I, Wongwises S. Int J Heat Mass Transf 2013; 57(2): 582-94.
  11. Azizi M, Hosseini M, Zafarnak S, Shanbedi M, Amiri A. Ind Eng Chem Res 2013; 52(29): 10015–21.
  12. Park SD, Lee SW, Kang S, Bang IC, Kim JH, Shin HS, et al. Appl Phys Lett 2010; 97: 023103-1 – 023103-3.
  13. Data sheet Therminal 66®, Solutia industry.
  14. Griratea H, Zaria N, Elmchaouri A, Molina S, Couturier R. Energy Procedia 2015; 69: 860-867.

Cite this Article:

International Journal of Sciences is Open Access Journal.
This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.
Author(s) retain the copyrights of this article, though, publication rights are with Alkhaer Publications.

Search Articles

Issue May 2022

Volume 11, May 2022


Table of Contents



World-wide Delivery is FREE

Share this Issue with Friends:


Submit your Paper