Thermal Conductivity Paper Database

Thermtest has compiled the world’s largest thermal conductivity academic paper database. The research paper database is dedicated to the Transient Plane Source (TPS), Transient Hot Wire (THW), Transient Line Source (TLS), and Guarded Heat Flow Meter (GHFM). These techniques offer a wide range of applications, which is represented by more than 1000 papers represented in the database! Search academic papers below:

Recommended Papers for: construction

Total Papers Found: 18

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

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

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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An innovative asphalt patch repair pre–heating method using dynamic heating

This article studied a new asphalt pavement patch repair method that used dynamic infrared pre-heating. The thermophysical properties of the asphalt mixture were measured because they affect heat transfer and ...

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

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

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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The use of slag stone concrete to improve the thermal performance of light steel buildings

The purpose of this article was to investigate the thermal performance of light steel structures. Responsible and sustainable building practices are becoming the norm, and light steel can provide a ...

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Influence of the volume fraction and the nature of fine lightweight aggregates on the thermal and mechanical properties of structural concrete

The thermal and mechanical properties of concrete in which normal weight aggregate has been substituted with lightweight aggregates were investigated. The properties were found to be dependent on the volume ...

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Thermal conductivity of engineered bamboo composites

The thermal properties of engineered bamboo products were investigated as these products show promise for use as building materials due to their improved mechanical properties over traditional timber building materials. ...

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Incorporation of Phase Change Materials in Cementitious Systems via Fine Lightweight Aggregate

The incorporation of phase change materials (PCMs) into concrete bridge decks shows promise as a method of decreasing freeze/thaw cycling in bridge decks. The authors have conducted a study ...

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Aggregate’s influence on thermophysical concrete properties at elevated temperature

The thermal and physical properties of concrete were investigated at high temperature to determine how these properties might change in the event of a fire. The influence of the type ...

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Thermo-mechanical properties of fibre reinforced cement-based foam exposed to sulphate 

This paper investigates the effect sulphate exposure has on the thermal conductivity and mechanical strength of low density cement based foams, with and without microfiber reinforcement. This was done by ...

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Moisture fixation and thermal properties of lime-hemp concrete

Lime-hemp concrete (LHC) is a sustainable construction material with a low environmental impact. In this study, the thermal properties of two lime-hemp mixes with varying levels of hemp were measured ...

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Thermal Resistance Wearing Course Development and Performance

In an effort to lessen the Urban Heat Island effect, aggregate in road wearing course was replaced in varying amounts with sintered clay or recycled ceramic. The physical and thermal ...

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Effect of the treatment of wood shavings on the physico-mechanical characteristics of wood sand concretes

The authors prepare two series of wood sand concretes by using two types of sand concretes (dune and river) and variable amounts of wood shavings in the mixture. The mechanical ...

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Effect of the addition of wood shavings on thermal conductivity of sand concretes: Experimental study and modelling

Through the use of wood shavings as a filler for sand concretes, the authors have been able to improve the thermal properties of the prepared concrete as well as reuse ...

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