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Estimation of the thermal properties of hardened cement paste on the basis of guarded heat flow meter measurements

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A new analysis method based on the guarded heat flow meter apparatus is proposed to measure the thermal properties of cement-based pastes in a hydrated form. In a steady state, ...

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Experimental Evaluation of Thermal Properties of Grouting Materials 

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This article studies the thermal properties of grout used in geothermal energy applications. A number of different cement based sealants were analyzed by the authors to understand how the thermal ...

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Thermal Properties of Oil Palm Shell Lightweight Concrete with Different Mix Designs 

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This study investigated the use of oil palm shell as an additive for use in concrete. As the construction industry searches for methods to increase sustainability, using by-products produced by ...

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Numerical simulation of heat and mass transport during hydration of Portland cement mortar in semi-adiabatic and steam curing conditions

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A numerical model is developed to describe the thermal conductivity, hydration, and moisture content of Portland cement mortar specimens. In order to develop the model, the thermal conductivity and specific ...

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Effect of a micro-copolymer addition on the thermal conductivity of fly ash mortars

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A Portland cement-based composite was made using a copolymer as one of the ingredients, and the potential of the composite for the production of non-structural masonry systems was evaluated. It ...

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

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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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A numerical study on the theoretical accuracy of film thermal conductivity using transient plane source method 

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Currently, there is no research into the accuracy of the transient plane source (TPS) method for measuring the thermal conductivity of thin films. The purpose of this study is to ...

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Experimental and multi-scale analysis of the thermal properties of Portland cement concretes embedded with microencapsulated Phase Change Materials (PCMs)

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Phase change materials (PCMs) are an attractive solution for reducing energy usage because of their efficient latent heat storage abilities. This paper examined chemical and physical properties of micro-PCMs before ...

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Temperature dependence of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of some composites using the transient plane source technique

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The authors investigated the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of two composite materials, marble and magnesium oxychloride cement. The transient plane source (TPS) technique was the method used to determine ...

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