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Keyword: Transient plane source (TPS)

Total Papers Found: 40

Effects of hybrid nanofluid mixture in plate heat exchangers

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In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were added to Al2O3/water nanofluids to determine their heat transfer and temperature drop properties compared to water and Al2O3/water ...

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Thermal properties of carbon nanotube reinforced metal composites

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The application of carbon nanotubes (CNT) to thermal management devices has recently drawn much attention. This study produced and examined metal-carbon nanotube composites for use in highly conductive yet stable ...

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Mechanical and thermal performance of concrete and mortar cellular materials containing plastic waste

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The expanding production of polymeric materials is causing plastic waste to become a growing concern. This study aimed to fabricate cement and mortar composites that contained plastic in an attempt ...

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Effective thermal conductivity of metallic foams determined with the transient plane source technique

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Metal foams are materials composed of a solid grid with air-filled pores, and have applications in combustion chambers of gas turbines. In this study, the thermal properties of porous metal ...

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Effective thermal conductivity of sintered metal foams: experiments and a model proposal

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It is important that porous metal foams used in gas turbines do not exceed their upper temperature threshold. In this paper, the Transient Plane Source (TPS) technique was used to ...

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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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Shape-stabilized phase change materials based on fatty acid eutectics/expanded graphite composites for thermal storage 

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HVAC systems have become very popular, but require a lot of thermal storage. One way to provide this storage is through phase change materials (PCM). This report investigates using expanded ...

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Thermo-mechanical properties of fibre reinforced cement-based foam exposed to sulphate 

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This paper investigates the effect sulphate exposure has on the thermal conductivity and mechanical strength of low density cement based foams, with and without microfiber reinforcement. This was done by ...

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Determination of the thermal transport properties of ammonia borane and its thermolysis product (polyiminoborane) using the transient plane source technique 

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The purpose of this study was to measure the thermal properties of ammonia borane and polyiminoborane with the transient plane source (TPS) method to analyze their applicability to heat storage ...

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