The phase behavior of polymeric materials is understood through glass transition temperature. It is a temperature boundary above which the polymeric material is soft and viscous, and becomes hard, brittle, ...Read More
Author(s): M. J. MochaneTransient Plane Source
In this thesis study, the Hot Disk TPS 500 sensor was used to characterize polymer encapsulated paraffin waxes as phase change materials (PCM). The main purpose of this study was to ...Read More
Effect of nano CdS dispersion on thermal conductivity of PS/PVC and PS/PMMA polymeric blend nanocomposites
The goal of this study was to determine how adding CdS nanoparticles to two polymer blends (PS/PVC and PS/PMMA) affects their thermal conductivities. Also, the effect of increasing ...
Keywords: CdS, Fillers, Hot Disk, Hot Disk Transient Plane Source, Hot Disk transient plane source (TPS), nanocomposites, particles, PMMA, Polymer composites, polymethylmacrylate, polystyrene, polyvinly chloride, PS, PVC, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane SourceRead More
Through the use of thermally conductive fillers the thermal properties of polystyrene (PS) are improved significantly. The different fillers include: aluminum oxide (Al2O3), magnesium oxide (MgO), B-silicon carbide particles (...Read More
Researchers in this study aimed to develop polymer composites with high thermal conductivity, using polystyrene (PS) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs). These composites were prepared by ultrasonic radiation, through a ...
Keywords: benzene, Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, composites, Hot Disk, matrix, mechanical properties, Multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), MWCNTs, nanocomposites, poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride), poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride) (SMA), Polymer composites, polystyrene, Polystyrene (PS), PS, SMA, solution-evaporation method, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Properties, Thermal properties testing, ultrasonic irradiationRead More
Towards Thermoconductive, Electrically Insulating Polymeric Composites with Boron Nitride Nanotubes as Fillers
In this experiment, the thermal conductivity of several composites, with varying matrix composition and boron nitride nanotubes fillers, was investigated. Poly(methyl methacrylate), polystyrene, poly(vinyl butyral) and poly(ethylene ...
Keywords: BN, BNNT, boron nitride, boron nitride nanotubes, boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs), coefficient of thermal expansion, Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), composites, CTE, electrical insulation, electrical resistance, Fillers, heat-releasing materials, poly(ethylene vinyl alcohol), poly(methyl methacrylate), Polymer composites, polystyrene, Polyvinyl butyral, Thermal Conductivity, Vickers microhardness testsRead More
Polystyrene (PS)/graphite thermal conductive nano-composites were prepared to verify the high thermal conductivity values with the addition of graphite, as well as the layered structure. The thermal conductivity of ...
Keywords: composites, graphite, intercalation methods, layer exfoliation, morphology, nano-composites, nano-dispersion, pan milling intercalation, polystyrene, Polystyrene (PS), PS, rolling intercalation, solvent intercalation, Thermal ConductivityRead More