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Keyword: building materials

Total Papers Found: 30

Combination of Transient Plane Source and Slug Calorimeter Measurements to Estimate the Thermal Properties of Fire Resistive Materials

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Using a combination of transient plane source (TPS) technique and slug calorimetry, 4 commercially available fire resistive materials (FRMs) are studied from room temperature to 1000°C. The materials studied in this ...

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Measurement of thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and heat capacity of highly porous building materials using transient plane source technique

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The authors used the transient plane source technique for measuring the thermal conductivity, diffusivity and specific heat of highly porous materials. This paper helped to demonstrate that the newly developed ...

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Transient plane source (TPS) technique for measuring thermal transport properties of building materials

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Paper that presents a slightly modified version of the early transient plane source technique which allowed the easier measurement of thermal transport properties of solid materials. A series of building ...

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Experimental Measurements of Thermal Conductivity of Wood Species in China: Effects of Density, Temperature, and Moisture Content

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The authors selected 5 types of softwood species and 5 types of hardwood species that are commonly grown and used for construction in China for thermal analysis. Not only was thermal conductivity ...

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Thermal conductivity and its temperature dependence in selected steel samples

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The TPS technique was used to measure the thermal conductivity of three different steel samples, which allowed the researchers to analyze the steel critically. Specifically look at was the dependence ...

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Thermal conductivity of cement composites containing rubber waste particles: Experimental study and modelling

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The authors of this article look to use shredded waste tires as a component of a cement composite in order to reuse the discarded material as well as improve the ...

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Heat transfer through glassfiber fabrics coated with silicone resin

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In the building and construction industry today, weather resistant and flame resistant materials have become fundamental. As such, silicone coated materials have been intensively researched, as they increase a given ...

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Insulation materials for the building sector: a review and comparative analysis

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When referring to maximizing the energy efficiency of a building, one must first look at the contents of the structure: the make-up of the interior and exterior walls and the ...

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Study of coupled transient radiation-natural convection heat transfer across rectangular cavities in the vicinity of low emissivity thin films for innovative building envelope applications

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As buildings are constructed, pores and cavities are formed within the building envelope and can cause issues with coupled transient radiation-natural convection heat transfer. This research aims to develop a ...

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Measurements of Building Materials by Transient Method

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This paper highlights the use of the transient plane source (TPS) technique to test the thermal properties of porous building materials, such as autoclaved aerated concrete and calcium silicate boards ...

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