The transient hot wire method was used to measure the thermal conductivity of the following polyatomic gases: hydrogen, nitrogen, carbon monoxide and methane. The measurements occurred in the range from 0.8...Read More
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 ...
Keywords: building materials, Cob, Cob blocks, concrete, earth buildings, energy, Materials properties, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Conductivity Measurement, thermal probe, TLS, Transient Line SourceRead More
Porous materials as open volumetric solar receivers: Experimental determination of thermophysical and heat transfer properties
Previously, the thermal conductivity of extruded monoliths, ceramic foams and metal structures were determined for their application as open volumetric receivers in concentrated solar radiation. Volumetric receivers contain a porous ...
Keywords: absorptivity, ceramics, concentrated solar radiation, energy, flow stability, heat exchanger, Heat Transfer, porosity, porous materials, steam turbine process, Thermal Conductivity, volumetric absorbersRead More