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Table A1

Summary of existing experimental studies on ETC of open-cell metal foams.

Researcher Pore per inch (PPI) Metal foam base material Porosity range Fluid material Measurement technique
Bhattacharya et al. [13] 5- 10- 20- 40 Al 6201 0.90–0.98 Water and Air Steady state (guarded hot plate)
Calmidi and Mahajan [33] 5- 10- 20- 40 Al 6201 0.90-–0.98 Water and Air Steady state (guarded hot plate)
Bianchi et al. [65] 10-40 Al 6101, FeCrAlY 0.89–0.95 Air Steady state
Dyga and Witczak [9] 20-30-40 AlSi7Mg, Al 6101 0.929–0.943 Air, Water and Oil Steady state
Fetoui et al. [66] 10-20-40 Al 6101 0.90–0.94 NA NA
Paek et al. [3] 10-20-40 Al 6101 0.89–0.96 Air Steady state
Schmierer et al. [67] 20 Al 6101 0.95 Water and Air Steady state
Takegoshi et al. [62] NA AL 0.93–0.971 Air NA
Yang et al. [11] 5-6-7-8-10-13-20 Pure Al 0.91–0.97 Water and Air Steady state
Dukhan and Chen [68] 10-20 Al 6101 0.68–0.80 Water Steady state
Schmierer and Razani [69] 5-10-20 Al 6101 0.88–0.97 Water and Air Steady state
Sadeghi et al. [70] 10-20 Al 6101 0.90–0.96 Air Steady state
Zhao et al. [17] 30-60-90 FeCrAlY 0.9–0.95 Vacuum condition and Air Steady state
Xiao et al. [71,72] 5-10-25 Nickle,Cooper 0.9–0.94 Paraffin Transient plane hot source
Coquard et al. [73] 10-20-40-60-80 NiCrAl, FeCr alloy, Mullite, Zirconia 0.80–0.97 NA Flash technique
Solorzano et al. [74] NA AlSi7 0.50–0.81 Air transient plane source technique
Chen et al. [75] 20 cooper 0.98 SEDS, HDEP, paraffin hot disk
Wu et al. [76] 5 Cooper, Aluminum, Mullite, Al2O3 0.74–0.86 Air, Water and Paraffin Plane heat source method
Wulf [53] 5-10-20-40-60-80 FeCr-alloy 0.85–0.9 Vacuum condition, water and hydrogen Transient plane source
Amani et al. [57] 10 Aluminum >0.93 Air and epoxy resin guarded hot plate
Abuserwal et al. [77] 5-10-15-20-25 Aluminum 0.57–0.77 Air guarded hot plate
Thewsey and Zhao [64] 15-20-25-30-35-40-50-60 Cooper 0.22–0.85 Air NA
Wang et al. [78] 10 Cooper 97.3 Paraffin Steady state

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