This paper explains an addition to a larger NPL project with the purpose to validate the use of the transient contact-probes for measurement of the thermal conductivity of soft solids ...Read More
Metal hydrides (MHs) have been considered as thermal energy storage (TES) materials for concentrated solar thermal applications. In this study, a TES system based on MgH2 was designed, constructed and ...Read More
This article studied the properties of two compositions of cermet fuels, U-15wt%UO2 and U-30wt%UO2. The thermal conductivity of the sintered cermets was ...Read More
Preparation and thermal characterization of composite -oeParaffin/Red Brick- as a novel form-stable of phase change material for thermal energy storage
This study is to determine the thermal properties of a paraffin/red brick composite to determine its viability as a form-stable phase change material. Extended graphite was also added to ...
Keywords: characterization, composites, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), expanded, graphite, laser particle size, latent heats, mass fraction, matrix, paraffin (PA), pcms, phase change materials, powder, red brick (Br), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Spectroscopy Infrared Fourier Transform (SIFT), Temperature, thermal energy storage, thermal reliability, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Determination of the thermal transport properties of ammonia borane and its thermolysis product (polyiminoborane) using the transient plane source technique
The purpose of this study was to measure the thermal properties of ammonia borane and polyiminoborane with the transient plane source (TPS) method to analyze their applicability to heat storage ...
Keywords: Ambient, ammonia borane (NH3BH3), chemical hydrides, Contact Area, hydride thermal decomposition models, packing density, particle size, polyiminoborane, porosity, powder, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, Volumetric Heat CapacityRead More
In this study, various filler loadings of thin graphite sheets were added to epoxy adhesives to improve thermal conductivity. Natural graphite powder and graphite nanoflakes were used as reference fillers ...
Keywords: adhesive, Epoxy, exfoliation method, filling load, graphene, graphene-epoxy, graphite, nanoflakes, powder, re-expansion, resin, sheets, Thermal Conductivity, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
The aim of this study was to fabricate transparent polymers with high thermal conductivities for applications in electronic packaging. Characteristics of the inorganic filler, calcium fluoride (CaF2), and the polymer ...
Keywords: Calcium fluoride (CaF2), elastomer, Electronic Devices, Fillers, films, Heat dissipation, Homogeneous, matrix, microparticles, nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Opaque, Polymer composites, Polymeric materials, powder, Refractive index, Silicone, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Transparency, VolumeRead More
Asphalt solar collector (ASC) is a conductive asphalt concrete and an eco-friendly method to de-ice roadways. This study examined if the addition of conductive fillers and various mixing parameters could ...
Keywords: Asphalt, Asphalt solar collector (ASC), Carbon Fiber, Carbon fibers, Computed tomography (CT), concrete, conductive, Fillers, graphite, insulation, Microstructure, Mixing parameters, Orthogonal, powder, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, VolumeRead More
Electrical and thermal conductivities of novel metal mesh hybrid polymer composite bipolar plates for proton exchange membrane fuel cells
Author(s): Min-Chien HsiaoTransient Plane Source
A novel technique was used in this research article, to introduce a hybrid mesh to a polymer composite within bipolar plates, for proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). The mesh ...
Keywords: aluminum, Bipolar plate, Bipolar Plates, Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, Copper, current, density, Electrical Conductivity, fuel cell, Fuel cells, graphite, Hybrid, in plane, Metal mesh, modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes, modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), MWCNTs, polarization curves, Polymer composites, powder, power, Proton exchange, Thermal Conductivity, Transport properetiesRead More
In this article, researchers studied the effect of particle shape on the thermal conductivity of copper reinforced polymer composites, using the Hot Disk method. Short-fiber shaped polyamide composites with filler ...Read More