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Keyword: Mechanical Strength

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Thermal characterisation of a lightweight mortar containing expanded perlite for underground insulation 

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Perlite was added to mortar in order to determine if the resulting composite was more thermally insulating than conventional shotcrete. This study was conducted to determine if shotcrete in which ...

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Preparation and thermal properties of UV-curable polyacrylate-gold nanocomposite foams 

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The purpose of this study was to fabricate and analyze the physical properties of polyacrylate–gold nanocomposites (PGNs) with gold nanoparticles (GNPs) as their nucleation agents. The transient plane source (...

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Thermal characterization of a lightweight mortar containing expanded perlite for underground insulation

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The shotcrete technique is a method used to pneumatically spray concrete at mine openings to provide insulative working environments. This study tested the thermal conductivity of Expanded Perlite Aggregate (EPA) ...

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Effect of the treatment of wood shavings on the physico-mechanical characteristics of wood sand concretes

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The authors prepare two series of wood sand concretes by using two types of sand concretes (dune and river) and variable amounts of wood shavings in the mixture. The mechanical ...

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Transparent, Hydrophobic Composite Aerogels with High Mechanical Strength and Low High-Temperature Thermal Conductivities

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A one step polymer-incorporation sol-gel process coupled with a surface modification and ambient pressure drying process was developed to synthesize silica-poly(vinylpyrrolidone) composites aerogels. The properties that were investigated were: ...

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