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Keyword: specific heat capacity

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Estimation of the thermal properties of hardened cement paste on the basis of guarded heat flow meter measurements

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A new analysis method based on the guarded heat flow meter apparatus is proposed to measure the thermal properties of cement-based pastes in a hydrated form. In a steady state, ...

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Intercomparison of Measurements of the Thermophysical Properties of Polymethyl Methacrylate

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The variability within the results presented from the guarded hot-plate (GHP) and guarded heat-flow meter (GHF) methods was determined. Multiple thermal properties of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) were analyzed to compare ...

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Effects of melting temperature and the presence of internal fins on the performance of a phase change material (PCM)-based heat sink

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Two organic phase change materials (PCMs) were investigated to determine their effects on the thermal management capabilities of electronics. The thermo-physical properties of n-eicosane and 1-hexadecanol were determined experimentally, and ...

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Thermal Properties of a Hercynian Granitic Rock: Data from a Deep Borehole (Almeida, Central Portugal)

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Thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat are investigated for a granite rock sample from a deep borehole in central Portugal. Thirty-three samples were divided into two groups based on ...

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Increasing the Service Life of Bridge Decks by Incorporating Phase-Change Materials to Reduce Freeze-Thaw Cycles

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The effects of incorporating phase change materials (PCMs) into concrete on the potential service lives of bridges were investigated. It was determined that PCMs could potentially be used in the ...

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Study of heat transfer through multilayer protective clothing at low-level thermal radiation

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The authors have developed a numerical model for the prediction of heat transfer capabilities of protective clothing when exposed to low-level radiant heat flux in order to increase the comfort ...

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Moisture fixation and thermal properties of lime-hemp concrete

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Lime-hemp concrete (LHC) is a sustainable construction material with a low environmental impact. In this study, the thermal properties of two lime-hemp mixes with varying levels of hemp were measured ...

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A comprehensive characterization on the structural and thermophysical properties of sintered ore particles toward waste heat recovery applications

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Thermophysical and structural properties of sintered ore particles (SOPs) were determined to expand upon the little documented information there is regarding the properties of these materials. In addition to this, ...

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Thermo-physical properties of anisotropic materials – A comparison between experiments and numerical calculations

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The potential of the transient plane source (TPS) technique for the testing of thermo-physical properties of hydrogen storage materials is evaluated. To do this, stacks of interleaved samples of stainless ...

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Using the Transient Plane Source Method for Measuring Thermal Parameters of Electroceramics

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Using the transient plane source (TPS) technique, researchers measured the thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity and specific heat capacity of an electrically insulating ceramic material prepared from kaolin and feldspar. The ...

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