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Keyword: Thermal Diffusivity

Total Papers Found: 99

Effect of carbon nanotube interfacial geometry on thermal transport in solid–liquid phase change materials

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The thermal conductivities of four composite paraffin phase change materials (PCMs) containing embedded multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with varying dimensions were determined. The goals of this study were to investigate ...

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Effects of a titanate coupling agent on the mechanical and thermo-physical properties of talc-reinforced polyethylene compounds

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The effect of a titanate coupling agent on the thermal conductivity of talc filled high density polyethylene. Moisture content and mechanical properties were studied in addition to thermal conductivity. Samples ...

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Experimental Evaluation of Thermal Properties of Grouting Materials 

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This article studies the thermal properties of grout used in geothermal energy applications. A number of different cement based sealants were analyzed by the authors to understand how the thermal ...

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On the Development of the Hot Strip, Hot Disc, and Pulse Hot Strip Methods for Measuring Thermal Transport Properties

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This article is a review of techniques used to measure thermal transport properties. Emphasis is placed on the hot strip, hot disc, and pulse hot strip methods. The development, and ...

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Measurement of Thermal Transport Properties in Metal Doped Polypyrrole

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Metal doping of a polypyrrole matrix was carried out. Nickel and Cobalt were the two metals that were used in this study, and three samples were prepared, one containing 100% Co, ...

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Thermal interface materials based on carbon nanotubes and their thermal characterization

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The effects of using different fillers and the effects of filler content and particle size on the thermal properties of thermal interface materials were investigated. The most prominent enhancement in ...

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Evaluation of Morphological Effect on Thermal and  Mechanical Performance of PS/PMMA/CdS  Nanocomposite Systems

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The thermal and mechanical properties of PS/PMMA immiscible polymer blends were investigated. The effects of the dispersion of CdS nanoparticles on these properties were also investigated. The dispersion of ...

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Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Polyamide Powder

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Thermal conductivity measurements were performed on polyamide 12 and polyamide 11 powders containing carbon nanotubes using the transient plane source (TPS) technique. The effects of powder density and temperature on thermal conductivity ...

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Effective thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of some rare earth oxides

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The thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of rare earth oxide powders were measured using the transient plane source technique. Specifically, powders of gadolinium oxide, samarium oxide, and yttrium oxide were ...

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