Keyword: TGA

Total Papers Found: 25

Influence of thermal process on microstructural and physical properties of ambient pressure dried hydrophobic silica aerogel monoliths

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Ambient pressure dried hydrophobic silica aerogel monoliths were prepared via simultaneous solvent exchange and surface modification in order to minimize volume shrinkage and density. At room temperature, the obtained silica ...

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Systematically comparative studies on the preparation and physical properties of PMMA–silica mesocomposite and nanocomposite membranes

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PMMA/silica mesocomposites (PSM) and nanocomposites (PSN) were synthesized by incorporating vinyl-modified mesoporous silica (VMS) or silica particles into the poly (methyl methacrylate). The prepared composites were characterized by TEM ...

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Fabrication of paraffin-SiO2 shape-stabilized composite phase change material via chemical precipitation method for building energy conservation

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The authors have prepared a shape-stabilized composite phase change material (ss-CPCM) using paraffin encapsulated in SiO2. SiO2 was chosen because of its low cost, such that the resultant ss-CPCM would ...

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Mechanical and thermo-physical properties of high-density polyethylene modified with talc

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High-density polyethylene-talc-carbon black composites were prepared with varying amounts of talc to determine its effect on the thermo-physical properties of the composites. Carbon black was added in a content of 3.5 ...

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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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Functionalized graphene sheet filled silicone foam nanocomposites

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The authors report the synthesis of a novel functionalized graphene sheet (FGS)/silicone porous nanocomposite with varying concentrations of FGS. The physical and thermal properties of the synthesized nanocomposites were ...

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A novel sebacic acid/expanded graphite composite phase change material for solar thermal medium-temperature applications

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Sebacic acid (SA) can be absorbed into the pores of expanded graphite (EG) to form a SA/EG composite phase change material (PCM). There is no chemical interaction between the ...

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Porous mullite ceramics with low thermal conductivity prepared by foaming and starch consolidation

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Using industrial grade mullite powder and a foaming and starch consolidation process, a series of porous mullite ceramics were prepared. These ceramics were analyzed by a Hot Disk thermal constants ...

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Studies on Preparation and Property Researches of EP/SiC Thermal Conductivity Composites

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Epoxy resin/silicon carbide (Ep/SiC) composites were prepared by the casting method and subsequently characterized for their mechanical and thermal properties. It was determined that an increasing mass fraction ...

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Analysis on chemical and physical properties of bio-oil pyrolyzed from rice husk

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The pyrolysis of rice husk was performed in order to product bio-oil which was then analyzed for its elemental and chemical composition, basic fuel properties, distillation, thermal properties, etc. Also, ...

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