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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 34 Citations 5,655 134 World Ranking 3919 National Ranking 431

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Composite material
  • Mechanical engineering

Li-Wu Fan mostly deals with Thermal conductivity, Composite material, Thermal energy storage, Heat transfer and Enthalpy of fusion. His Thermal conductivity research incorporates elements of Nanoparticle, Nano- and Carbon nanotube. His Composite material study incorporates themes from Differential scanning calorimetry and Thermal.

His Thermal energy storage research is included under the broader classification of Thermodynamics. His research in Heat transfer intersects with topics in Heat sink and Overheating. His work investigates the relationship between Enthalpy of fusion and topics such as Composite number that intersect with problems in Hexagonal boron nitride and Characterization.

His most cited work include:

  • Thermal conductivity enhancement of phase change materials for thermal energy storage: A review ☆ (647 citations)
  • Experimental and computational study of constrained melting of phase change materials (PCM) inside a spherical capsule (257 citations)
  • Effects of various carbon nanofillers on the thermal conductivity and energy storage properties of paraffin-based nanocomposite phase change materials (253 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Heat transfer, Composite material, Thermal conductivity, Thermodynamics and Mechanics. The concepts of his Heat transfer study are interwoven with issues in Nusselt number, Chemical engineering and Steam condensation. His studies in Composite material integrate themes in fields like Thermal and Copper.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Enthalpy of fusion, Nanoparticle, Viscosity, Thermal energy storage and Thermal conduction in addition to Thermal conductivity. Li-Wu Fan has researched Thermal energy storage in several fields, including Composite number, Phase-change material and Heat sink. His Mechanics course of study focuses on Heat exchanger and Inlet.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Heat transfer (33.53%)
  • Composite material (32.35%)
  • Thermal conductivity (32.35%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Composite material (32.35%)
  • Heat transfer (33.53%)
  • Thermodynamics (26.47%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Li-Wu Fan spends much of his time researching Composite material, Heat transfer, Thermodynamics, Chemical engineering and Surface. The various areas that Li-Wu Fan examines in his Composite material study include Fractal, Thermal and Metal. His work deals with themes such as Durability and Thermal energy storage, which intersect with Thermal.

His Heat transfer study combines topics in areas such as Condensation and Thermal conductivity. Li-Wu Fan combines subjects such as Thermal conduction, Heat transfer coefficient, Concentration ratio and Liquid crystal with his study of Thermal conductivity. The Chemical engineering study combines topics in areas such as Visualization, Melting point and Steam condensation.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A visualized study of enhanced steam condensation heat transfer on a honeycomb-like microporous superhydrophobic surface in the presence of a non-condensable gas (11 citations)
  • Temperature dependence of contact angles of water on a stainless steel surface at elevated temperatures and pressures: In situ characterization and thermodynamic analysis. (9 citations)
  • Revisiting melting heat transfer of nano-enhanced phase change materials (NePCM) in differentially-heated rectangular cavities using thermochromic liquid crystal (TLC) thermography (5 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Composite material

Li-Wu Fan focuses on Composite material, Thermal conduction, Thermal conductivity, Heat transfer and Contact angle. His Composite material study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Liquid crystal. Thermal conduction is a subfield of Thermodynamics that Li-Wu Fan investigates.

Li-Wu Fan integrates Thermal conductivity and Rod in his research. His Heat transfer research includes elements of Viscosity and Vacuum chamber. His Viscosity study incorporates themes from Natural convection, Phase-change material, Melting point, Thermal energy storage and Characteristic length.

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Best Publications

Thermal conductivity enhancement of phase change materials for thermal energy storage: A review ☆

Liwu Fan;J.M. Khodadadi.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (2011)

778 Citations

Experimental and computational study of constrained melting of phase change materials (PCM) inside a spherical capsule

F.L. Tan;S.F. Hosseinizadeh;J.M. Khodadadi;Liwu Fan.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2009)

359 Citations

Thermal conductivity enhancement of nanostructure-based colloidal suspensions utilized as phase change materials for thermal energy storage: A review

J.M. Khodadadi;Liwu Fan;Hasan Babaei.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (2013)

323 Citations

A parametric study on thermal management of an air-cooled lithium-ion battery module for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

Liwu Fan;J.M. Khodadadi;A.A. Pesaran.
Journal of Power Sources (2013)

316 Citations

Effects of various carbon nanofillers on the thermal conductivity and energy storage properties of paraffin-based nanocomposite phase change materials

Li-Wu Fan;Xin Fang;Xiao Wang;Yi Zeng.
Applied Energy (2013)

314 Citations

Increased Thermal Conductivity of Eicosane-Based Composite Phase Change Materials in the Presence of Graphene Nanoplatelets

Xin Fang;Li-Wu Fan;Qing Ding;Xiao Wang.
Energy & Fuels (2013)

190 Citations

Increased thermal conductivity of liquid paraffin-based suspensions in the presence of carbon nano-additives of various sizes and shapes

Zi-Tao Yu;Xin Fang;Li-Wu Fan;Xiao Wang.
Carbon (2013)

159 Citations

An experimental investigation of melting of nanoparticle-enhanced phase change materials (NePCMs) in a bottom-heated vertical cylindrical cavity

Yi Zeng;Li-Wu Fan;Yu-Qi Xiao;Zi-Tao Yu.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2013)

112 Citations

Thermal energy storage performance of paraffin-based composite phase change materials filled with hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets

Xin Fang;Xin Fang;Li-Wu Fan;Li-Wu Fan;Qing Ding;Xiao-Li Yao.
Energy Conversion and Management (2014)

112 Citations

Experimental determination and fractal modeling of the effective thermal conductivity of autoclaved aerated concrete: Effects of moisture content

Hong-Qing Jin;Xiao-Li Yao;Li-Wu Fan;Xu Xu.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2016)

107 Citations

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