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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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Review of latent heat thermal energy storage for improved material stability and effective load management

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This article reviewed the use of phase change materials (PCM) as thermal energy storages (TES) as they can be used to substitute large-scale energy demand and assist both economically and ...

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Selection principles and thermophysical properties of high temperature phase change materials for thermal energy storage: A review

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This article examined the capacity of phase change materials (PCM) to act as phase change thermal energy storages (TES). The review also investigated the thermophysical properties of high temperature PCMs, ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity of n octadecane containing carbon based nanomaterials

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This paper focused on determining the thermal conductivity of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) that were dispersed throughout n-octadecane as phase change materials (PCMs). The Thermal Constants ...

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Thermal performance enhancement of palmitic-stearic acid by adding graphene nanoplatelets and expanded graphite for thermal energy storage: A comparative study

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The purpose of this study was to improve the wettability of silicon carbide (SiC) nanowires, in order for them to be used as thermoconductive fluids. Multiple experiments were conducted by ...

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A capric–palmitic–stearic acid ternary eutectic mixture/expanded graphite composite phase change material for thermal energy storage

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This study suggested the use of capric acid–palmitic acid–stearic acid ternary eutectic mixture/expanded graphite (CA–PA–SA/EG) composite phase change material (PCM), as a low-temperature heat ...

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Thermophysical Properties of Potassium Fluoride Tetrahydrate from (243 to 348) K

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In this study, potassium tetrahydrate is being considered as a strong thermal energy storage material. Potassium tetrahydrate possess a low melting temperature and displays a large specific and volumetric enthalpy ...

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Preparation and thermal properties of porous heterogeneous composite phase change materials based on molten salts/expanded graphite

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This article discussed the creation of phase change composite materials using molten binary salts and expanded graphite (EG). Three different salts were used, LiNO3–KCl, LiNO3–NaNO3 and LiNO3–NaCl. ...

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Thermal energy storage characteristics of Cu–H2O nanofluids

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The ability of Cu-H2O nanofluids to perform as phase change materials (PCMs) is investigated. The supercooling behavior of the nanofluids was determined as a function of copper nanoparticle concentration. ...

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Thermal energy storage performance of paraffin-based composite phase change materials filled with hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets

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A paraffin-based composite phase change material (PCM) was prepared by the addition of hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) nanosheets to melted paraffin wax followed by vigorous stirring. The nanosheets were added ...

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