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Keyword: transient plane source method

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Effect of radiative heat transfer on determining thermal conductivity of semi-transparent materials using transient plane source method

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This study aimed to determine how reliable the Transient Plane Source (TPS) method is when testing semi-transparent materials that have varying extinction coefficients at different temperatures. A numerical experiment has ...

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Experimental Measurements of Thermophysical Properties of Al2O3– and TiO2–Ethylene Glycol Nanofluids

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The thermal conductivity and dynamic viscosity of Al2O3-ethylene glycol and TiO2-ethylene glycol nanofluids have been determined as a function of the nanoparticle volume fraction (from 1 to 3 %) and ...

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Thermophysical Properties of Reconsolidating Crushed Salt 

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The thermophysical properties of crushed salt were measured as it reconsolidated. The main focus of the work was to determine the thermal conductivity of the salt at temperatures ranging from ...

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Chemical modification of tannin/furanic rigid foams by isocyanates and polyurethanes

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Polymeric tannin/furanic foams fortified with polyurethane (PUR) and 4,4’ diphenylmethane diisocyanate (pMDI) were prepared. The thermo-physical and mechanical properties of the produced foams were investigated experimentally.  It was found that ...

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Development of Enhanced Cylindrical Specimen Thermal Conductivity Testing Procedure

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This thesis presents a literature review of techniques for measuring the thermal conductivity of engineering materials. In addition to this, the cylindrical specimen apparatus developed at Arizona State University was ...

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Thermal and electrical conductivity enhancement of graphite nanoplatelets on form-stable polyethylene glycol/polymethyl methacrylate composite phase change materials

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Graphite nano-platelets (GnPs) were dispersed in polyethylene glycol (PEG)/polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) to form a PEG/PMMA/GnPs composite organic form-stable phase change material. The effects of the incorporation of ...

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Structure and oxidation resistance of micro-cellular Si–SiC foams derived from natural resins

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Si-SiC composite foams were prepared using tannin-based foams as templates. The foams were prepared by four different methods for the determination of which method would best produce a foam with ...

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Thermal conductivity of engineered bamboo composites

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The thermal properties of engineered bamboo products were investigated as these products show promise for use as building materials due to their improved mechanical properties over traditional timber building materials. ...

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Analysis of effective thermal conductivity for mineral cast material structures with varying epoxy content using TPS method

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The effective thermal conductivity of mineral cast epoxy granite materials with varying volume fractions of epoxy content was determined. This material was being studied for application as a structural material ...

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A slug calorimeter for evaluating the thermal performance of fire resistive materials

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An equation for determining the effective thermal conductivity of fire resistive materials using a slug calorimeter was developed, and effective thermal conductivities were measured during heating and cooling cycles of ...

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