Wooden cellular slabs with rectangular perforations are commonly used by civil engineers in settings such as concert halls, nurseries, hotels, airports, etc., for noise elimination and heat retention. In this ...Read More
Keyword: Fire Resistance
This report details a project undertaken in 2006 and 2007 to verify the fire rating of gypsum wall/steel stud assemblies. Samples were sent to six different fire testing laboratories and tested ...Read More
This paper used the Hot Disk TPS to measure the thermal conductivity of several different spray applied fire resistive materials between a temperature of 20-1000°C. Mass loss and thermal ...Read More
An equation for determining the effective thermal conductivity of fire resistive materials using a slug calorimeter was developed, and effective thermal conductivities were measured during heating and cooling cycles of ...Read More
Author(s): Wasim Khaliq
The high temperature fire resistance of vanadium is not well documented, so its properties are usually approximated to the same as conventional structural steels. The goal of this study is ...
Keywords: Composition, construction, Fire Protection, Fire Resistance, Hot Disk, Specific Heat, steel framed structure, stiffness, strength, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, thermal expansion, thermal response properties, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, vanadium steelRead More
A simplified approach for predicting temperature profile in steel members with locally damaged fire protection
The structural integrity of steel members is jeopardized when fire insulation is partially lost. This paper examined the thermal and mechanical properties of fire insulation under elevated temperatures to further ...
Keywords: building materials, construction, Fire Protection, Fire Resistance, Heat Capacity, Heat Transfer, Hot Disk, Insulation loss, Kapton, Moisture, pcms, phase change materials, Radiation, Sensor, Steel, strength, Structural integrity, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal equilibrium, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
This paper examined the synthesis of hyperbranched polymers (HBPs) and how their hydroxyl end groups help form networks in tannin-based foams. A Hot disk TPS 2500 measured the thermal conductivity of ...
Keywords: Commercial, Compressive Strength, cross linking, Fire Resistance, Foams, Hot Disk, mechanical properties, Oligomeric precursors, Poly(amine-ester), Rigid foams, Tannin, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal properties testing, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Thermally insulating and fire-retardant lightweight anisotropic foams based on nanocellulose and graphene oxide
The researchers used the Hot Disk instrument to measure the thermal properties (thermal conductivity and specific heat) of anisotropic thermally insulating foams produced by the mixing of nanocellulose, graphene oxide ...Read More
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 ...
Keywords: building materials, Fire Resistance, Hot Disk, insulation materials, life cycle assessment, sound insulation, Thermal Conductivity, thermal insulation, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More