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Keyword: Thermal Diffusivity

Total Papers Found: 99

Possibilities of using thermal mass in buildings to save energy, cut power consumption peaks and increase the thermal comfort

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The work presented in this thesis was performed in order to generate knowledge of heat storage in building structures. The goal was to discover what material could most effectively reduce ...

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Influence of the volume fraction and the nature of fine lightweight aggregates on the thermal and mechanical properties of structural concrete

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The thermal and mechanical properties of concrete in which normal weight aggregate has been substituted with lightweight aggregates were investigated. The properties were found to be dependent on the volume ...

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Prediction of Effective Thermal Conductivity of Fluid Saturated Porous Media: in situ Thermo Physical Measurements

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The thermal properties (thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat) were measured for igneous and sedimentary rocks at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. The thermal properties of the igneous rocks, ...

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Thermal model and measurements of polymer laser sintering

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Thermal conductivity measurements were performed on nylon-12 powder over the temperature range from 40-170oC. The thermal conductivity was found to increase linearly over this temperature range. These measurements were ...

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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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Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Diffusivity of Thermoplastic Elastomeric Blends of Styrene Butadiene Rubber/High Density Polyethylene: Effect of Blend Ratio and Dynamic Crosslinking

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Styrene-butadiene (SBR) was added to high-density polyethylene (HDPE) to form a polymer blend. The thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of this polymer blend at room temperature were determined at varying ...

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Measurement of thermal properties of polyaniline/metal from room temperature to 170Ā°C

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The effective thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity were investigated for polyaniline (PANI) composites containing iron and manganese at varying temperatures. Composites were prepared containing 100% Fe, 50% Fe and 50% Mn, and 100% Mn. ...

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Temperature dependence of the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of treated oil-palm-fiber-reinforced phenolformaldehyde composites

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The effective thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of polymer composites consisting of phenolformaldehyde matrix and oil palm empty fruit bunch (OPEFB) fibers were determined using the transient plane source method. ...

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Thermal characterisation of a lightweight mortar containing expanded perlite for underground insulationĀ 

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Perlite was added to mortar in order to determine if the resulting composite was more thermally insulating than conventional shotcrete. This study was conducted to determine if shotcrete in which ...

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