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Empirical Correlation of Various Inclusions on the Effect of Primary and Secondary Parameters for Estimation of Effective Thermal Conductivity (ETC) of Two Phase Materials

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Mechanical Engineering PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Automobile Engineering PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (1), Pages 22-32, January,2 (2012)


In this present work, an Empirical Correlation is developed to estimate the Effective Thermal Conductivity (ETC) of the two-phase materials for various inclusion shapes based on unit cell. The coefficients of the correlation can be given as functions of concentration and contact ratio. The validity of the correlation is verified through Finite Element Analysis (FEA).


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