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

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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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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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Energy saving potential with improved concrete in ice rink floor designs

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Ice surfaces dictate energy usage in skating rinks because they are the largest heat exchangers in the building. This study aimed to improve the concrete material used in ice rinks ...

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