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Keyword: Cement

Total Papers Found: 10

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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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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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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The measurement of the thermal conductivity of solid aggregates using the transient plane source technique

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For the prediction of thermal conductivity using theoretical models of a composite or mixture of components, the thermal conductivities of the individual components must be known. In this study, the ...

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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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Transient plane source measurements of the thermal properties of hydrating cement pastes

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Since cracking in concrete is usually caused by thermal processes, relevant thermophysical properties such as heat capacity and thermal conductivity are important. This article details the measurement of thermal conductivity ...

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