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Keyword: concrete

Total Papers Found: 37

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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Lightweight clay-based concretes formulated withwood aggregates: hygrothermal behaviour

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Insulating materials were made from recycled clay waste using technologies developed by the author were tested for their thermal conductivity using the transient line source technique over a temperature range ...

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Thermal probe technology for buildings: the transition from laboratory to field measurements

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This article describes an attempt to modify the transient line source probe to be useful in making in-situ measurements in the field. The field of construction, as well as many ...

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Comparative study of the mechanical and thermal properties of lightweight cementitious composites

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A comparative study was conducted on the properties of lightweight cementitious composites (LWCCs) mixed with four types of filler particles; EPS beads, dry-expanded plastic microspheres, hollow glass microspheres, and fly ...

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Experimental study on anti-icing and deicing performance of polyurethane concrete as road surface layer

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Deicing and anti-icing performance of an innovative polyurethane pavement surface layer that replaces asphalt binder was studied. Thermal properties of polyurethane concrete and asphalt concrete were measured using a Hot ...

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Mechanical and thermal performance of concrete and mortar cellular materials containing plastic waste

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The expanding production of polymeric materials is causing plastic waste to become a growing concern. This study aimed to fabricate cement and mortar composites that contained plastic in an attempt ...

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Energy saving potential with improved concrete in ice rink floor designs

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Ice surfaces dictate energy usage in skating rinks because they are the largest heat exchangers in the building. This study aimed to improve the concrete material used in ice rinks ...

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Thermal Conductivity of Moist Autoclaved Aerated Concrete: Experimental Comparison Between Heat Flow Method (HFM) and Transient Plane Source Technique (TPS)

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When testing the thermal conductivity of moist specimens, an analysis of heat and mass transfer must be conducted. Thermal conductivity measurements require a temperature gradient within the sample, however when ...

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