This article studied the thermal conductivity of samples of autoclaved aerated concrete with various densities at high temperatures in order to produce data that could be used to assess and ...Read More
Keyword: Fire testing
High-strength steel used in bolts was tested for its thermo-physical properties in order to determine how steel bolts would respond in a fire. It was determined that the thermal and ...
Keywords: coefficient of thermal expansion, Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), Fire testing, Shear Strength, Specific Heat, Steel Bolts, tensile strength, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
An investigation was conducted to determine the thermal properties of different types of gypsum boards from the USA and Japan. The thermal conductivity and specific heat were determined at room ...
Keywords: differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Fire testing, Gypsum Boards, Linear Contraction, Mass loss, Slug Calorimeter, Specific Heat, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source TechniqueRead More
Studying the effect of addition a composite of silanized Nano-Al2O3 and plasma treated polypropylene fibers on some physical and mechanical properties of heat cured PMMA denture base material
Author(s):Transient Plane Source
The authors have presented a method for the addition of alumina nanoparticles and polypropylene fibers to a poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) matrix. This composite material shows promise for use as ...Read More
A thermo-mechanical property model for composites subjected to fire loading conditions was developed for the purpose of reducing testing time for prediction of the performance of new materials. The thermal ...
Keywords: Compression and Shear Strength, Fire Modeling, Fire testing, Iso-Thermal Compression Creep Rupture, Shear Creep Compliance, Structural Composites, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
The thermal and physical properties of concrete were investigated at high temperature to determine how these properties might change in the event of a fire. The influence of the type ...Read More
Intumescent paints protect steel structures from fires by creating insulative foams when heated above a critical temperature. This paper examines the fire resistance capabilities of phenyl silicone coatings in comparison ...Read More
In order to investigate the morphology of intumescent polyurethane (PU), X-ray tomography is used. Nano MgO was added to some of the chars as a synergist. The results of the ...Read More
Using the TPS method for determining the thermal properties of concrete and wood at elevated temperature
Using the transient plane source (TPS) technique, the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of concrete and wood samples were measured at elevated temperatures. The measured values are compared to established ...
Keywords: building materials, concrete, Elevated Temperature Measurements, Fire testing, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS)Read More
Flame retardancy through carbon nanomaterials: carbon black, multiwall nanotubes, expanded graphite, multi-layer graphene and graphene in polypropylene
This research aims to determine the effect of altering filler particle sizes and shapes, on the thermal and mechanical properties of polypropylene (PP). Fillers such as thermally reduced graphite oxide (...
Keywords: carbon, carbon black, CB, EG, expanded graphite, Expanded graphite (EG), Fillers, Fire testing, flame retardancy, graphene, graphite, heat absorption, influence of carbon additives, isotactic, mechanical properties, MLG250, morphologies, multi-layer graphene, multi-layer graphene (MLG250), multiwall nanotubes, multiwall nanotubes (MWNT), MWNT, nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, particle size, polypropylene, Temperature, thermally reduced graphite oxide, thermally reduced graphite oxide (TRGO), TRGO, uniformity dispersion, viscosityRead More