Search Results for: construction

Total Papers Found: 32

Thermal probe technology for buildings: the transition from laboratory to field measurements

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This article describes an attempt to modify the transient line source probe to be useful in making in-situ measurements in the field. The field of construction, as well as many ...

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Thermal properties of asphalt concrete: A numerical and experimental study

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Asphalt concrete must often endure a range of different weather conditions, and its thermal conductivity is affected by these changes. Using the Finite Element Method (FEM), this paper develops a ...

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Hygrothermal properties of compressed earthen bricks

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This study investigated the relationship between hygrothermal properties and bulk density of compressed earthen bricks. Thermal conductivity of compressed earthen samples was measured using a Hot Disk TPS 2500S apparatus ...

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Comparative study of the mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight cementitious composites

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A comparative study was conducted on the properties of lightweight cementitious composites (LWCCs) mixed with four types of filler particles; EPS beads, dry-expanded plastic microspheres, hollow glass microspheres, and fly ...

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Experimental study on anti-icing and deicing performance of polyurethane concrete as road surface layer

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Deicing and anti-icing performance of an innovative polyurethane pavement surface layer that replaces asphalt binder was studied. Thermal properties of polyurethane concrete and asphalt concrete were measured using a Hot ...

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Experimental ingestigations on thermal conductivity characteristics of Beishan granitic rocks for China’s HLW disposal

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Thermal conductivity of 47 pairs of granitic rock specimens were measured using the Transient Plane Source (TPS) method. Crystalline rocks are being considered for the construction high-level radioactive waste (HLW) disposal ...

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Mechanical and thermal performance of concrete and mortar cellular materials containing plastic waste

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The expanding production of polymeric materials is causing plastic waste to become a growing concern. This study aimed to fabricate cement and mortar composites that contained plastic in an attempt ...

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