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Keyword: building materials

Total Papers Found: 30

A simple dynamic measurement technique for comparing thermal insulation performances of anisotropic building materials

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The authors have presented a review of steady-state and transient measurement techniques for the determination of thermal conductivity, and have introduced a new method for the determination of thermal transport ...

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Experimental determination and fractal modeling of the effective thermal conductivity of autoclaved aerated concrete: Effects of moisture content

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Autoclaved aerated concrete was studied because it has potential to be used in the design of energy-efficient buildings. Three different samples were tested, each with a unique density. Of particular ...

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Fabrication of paraffin-SiO2 shape-stabilized composite phase change material via chemical precipitation method for building energy conservation

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The authors have prepared a shape-stabilized composite phase change material (ss-CPCM) using paraffin encapsulated in SiO2. SiO2 was chosen because of its low cost, such that the resultant ss-CPCM would ...

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Hygric and thermal properties of hemp-lime plasters

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The authors investigate the use of two hemp-lime plasters (Chanvribat hemp-lime plaster (CHLP) and Terrachanvre hemp-lime plaster (THLP)) for their hygric and thermal properties to assess their use as building ...

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Design of thermal hybrid composites based on liquid crystal polymer and hexagonal boron nitride fiber network in polylactide matrix

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As electronics get smaller and more powerful, the packaging that contains them must in turn become lighter with higher thermal conductivity and electrical resistivity. This study tested the effect of ...

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Moisture fixation and thermal properties of lime-hemp concrete

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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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Properties of Nanocrystals-formulated Aluminosilicate Bricks

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Seven different types of nanocrystals were used as additives in aluminosilicate bricks to determine if this is a valid method of decreasing the thermal diffusivity of the bricks for use ...

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Measuring the thermal properties of green wood by the transient plane source (TPS) technique

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In this study, the researchers investigated the thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat of four types of wood: beech, birch, spruce and Douglas fir. The main factor influencing the ...

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Using the TPS method for determining the thermal properties of concrete and wood at elevated temperature

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Using the transient plane source (TPS) technique, the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of concrete and wood samples were measured at elevated temperatures. The measured values are compared to established ...

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Thermal properties of high-volume fly ash mortars and concretes

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In this study, three series of high-volume fly ash (HVFA) mortars and concretes were studied using the transient plane source (TPS) technique. Each series of sample contained varying weight % of ...

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