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Table 3 Summary on thermal conductivities and the latent heat of TiO2 nano-PCMs

From: Toward TiO2 Nanofluids—Part 2: Applications and Challenges

Researchers Composite Thermal conductivity (W/m k) Latent heat (kJ/kg)
Base PCM Nano-PCM Base PCM Nano-PCM
Sharma et al. [106] Palmitic acid/5% TiO2 0.194 0.35 180.03
Harikrishnan et al. [107] Stearic acid/0.3% TiO2 0.19 0.31 131 127
Harikrishnan et al. [108] (SA + LA)/1% TiO2 0.19 0.27 173.98 173.22
Motahar et al. [109] n-octadecane/5% TiO2 0.45 0.57
Wang et al. [111] Paraffin/0.7% TiO2 0.22 0.23 168 194
Paraffin/7% TiO2 0.22 0.25 165 150