This paper introduces a compensation algorithm and a different-layers calibration method that will improve the temperature measurement speed and thermal resistance elimination of a guarded heat flow meter instrument. Without ...Read More
Keyword: Thermal Resistance
Author(s): Rong-Yuan JouTransient Plane Source
Lightweight LED heat sinks were fabricated by high-vacuum die casting (HVDC) using the aluminum alloy ADC12. Thermal characteristics of the heat sink were determined under natural convection using thermocouples and ...Read More
Author(s): B. M. SuleimanTransient Plane Source
This study was performed in an effort to improve the comfort and thermal design of Libyan houses by analyzing the current thermal resistance (R-values) of the most commonly used building ...Read More
A simple dynamic measurement technique for comparing thermal insulation performances of anisotropic building materials
The authors have presented a review of steady-state and transient measurement techniques for the determination of thermal conductivity, and have introduced a new method for the determination of thermal transport ...Read More
Author(s): Marine MarcucciTransient Plane Source
The goal of this masters thesis was to better understand the factors affecting the performance of geothermal heat pumps. A new method (Distributed Thermal Response Testing) of determining the ground ...
Keywords: borehole, geothermal heat pumps, ground source heat exchanger, grout, Testing thermal conductivity of grout to model conditions inside of a borehole, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal ResistanceRead More
A numerical study on the theoretical accuracy of film thermal conductivity using transient plane source method
Currently, there is no research into the accuracy of the transient plane source (TPS) method for measuring the thermal conductivity of thin films. The purpose of this study is to ...
Keywords: Bulk material, bulk materials, Cement, films, heat conduction, Sensor, sensor insulation, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Resistance, thickness, thin film module, thin films, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Numerical investigation of the effect of interfacial thermal resistance upon the thermal conductivity of copper/diamond composites
Diamond is an extremely conductive material that would be ideal for dissipating heat in microelectronics if it were not for its high price tag. In this study, cost effective copper- ...
Keywords: Coatings, Copper, Cu/D composites, Diamond, Hasselman-Johnson model, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal management systems, Thermal Resistance, thermal transport properties, Transient plane source (TPS) method, VolumeRead More
Influence of environmental factors on the adsorption capacity and thermal conductivity of silica nano-porous materials
Aerogels have a wide range of properties that make them effective thermal insulators. However, these properties are lost when the materials absorb too much water. The goal of this experiment ...
Keywords: Adsorption saturation capacity, Aerogels, Amorphous, Cell structure, composites, environmental, Exothermic, Humidity, Pore Size, porosity, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Silica nanoporous materials, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, thermal insulation, Thermal Resistance, Water vapor adsorption capacityRead More
Analysis of flow and heat transfer characteristics of micro-pin fin heat sink using silver nanofluids
Enhancing heat transfer in miniaturized radiators is an important goal for many researchers. In this study, silver nanofluids were employed to improve the transfer of heat in micro-pin fin heat ...
Keywords: Flow Rate, Heat Transfer, Micro-pin fin heat sink, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), pressure, Silver, surfactant, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Resistance, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, Ultrasound-assisted membrane reaction (UAMR), viscosity, Volume FractionsRead More
Characterization of anisotropic and irregularly-shaped materials by high-sensitive thermal conductivity measurements
The transient plane source (TPS) technique has a wide range of applications because of its capability to test solids, liquids, powders, and anisotropic materials over a range of sizes. Thermal ...
Keywords: anisotropy, Bulk material, ceramics, Coatings, Complex geometry, films, heat flow, metal, probe, Sensor, Single sided, Solids, Thermal Analysis, Thermal Conductivity, thermal contact resistance, Thermal Resistance, thermal transport properties, Thin, Transient hot-strip (THS), Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More