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Measurement of Thermal Properties of Gypsum Board at Elevated Temperatures

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 temperature using the transient plane source technique. Measurements were first performed with the paper backing still on the boards, and then once the backing had been removed. Removing the paper resulted in a change in the specific heat, but the ...

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Determining thermal properties of gypsum board at elevated temperatures 

Gypsum board is a building material that shrinks and cracks at high temperatures, which compromises the structural integrity of buildings during fires. Researchers in this study set out to determine the behavior of gypsum board when exposed to real fire conditions. A Thermal Constants Analyzer (TPS) measured the thermal conductivity of the gypsum board samples at and above room temperature using the transient plane source (TPS) technique. Results showed that ...

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Effects of Impurity Content on the Sintering Characteristics of Plasma-Sprayed Zirconia

Yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) powders containing varying amounts of SiO2 and Al2O3 impurities were plasma sprayed onto metallic substrates and subsequently investigated. The authors were interested in how the impurities affected sintering rates, thermal conductivity, linear contraction, and pore size and architecture among other things. The YSZ coatings were heat treated at 1400°C for 10 hours and then analyzed for the properties mentioned above. A machine was used to measure the ...

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