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Perspectives on Hydrate Thermal Conductivity
The SEC Strategic Research Cluster and the Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Department Physics and Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5E2, Canada
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Received: 28 October 2010; in revised form: 3 December 2010 / Accepted: 6 December 2010 / Published: 10 December 2010
Abstract: In this review, the intriguing, anomalous behaviour of hydrate thermal conductivity will be described, and progress in performing experimental measurements will be described briefly. However particular attention shall be devoted to recent advances in the development of detailed theoretical understandings of mechanisms of thermal conduction in clathrate hydrates, and on how information gleaned from molecular simulation has contributed to mechanistic theoretical models.
Keywords: Hydrate; thermal conductivity; molecular dynamics
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English, N.J.; Tse, J.S. Perspectives on Hydrate Thermal Conductivity. Energies 2010, 3, 1934-1942.
English NJ, Tse JS. Perspectives on Hydrate Thermal Conductivity. Energies. 2010; 3(12):1934-1942.
English, Niall J.; Tse, John S. 2010. "Perspectives on Hydrate Thermal Conductivity." Energies 3, no. 12: 1934-1942.