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Graphene based engine oil nanofluids for tribological applications.
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PMID:  21981026     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Ultra-thin graphene (UG) has been prepared by exfoliation of graphite oxide by a novel technique based on focused solar radiation. Graphene based engine oil nanofluids have been prepared and their frictional characteristics (FC), anti-wear (AW) and extreme pressure (EP) properties have been evaluated. The improvement in FC, AW and EP properties of nanofluids is respectively by 80%, 33% and 40% compared with base oil. The enhancement can be attributed to the nanobearing mechanism of graphene in engine oil and ultimate mechanical strength of graphene.
Authors:
Varrla Eswaraiah; Venkataraman Sankaranarayanan; Sundara Ramaprabhu
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-8
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Title:  ACS applied materials & interfaces     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1944-8252     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
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Created Date:  2011-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101504991     Medline TA:  ACS Appl Mater Interfaces     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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