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 ...Read More
Keyword: Transient plane source (TPS)
Author(s): Andre BodenTransient Plane Source
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 ...Read More
Mechanical and thermal performance of concrete and mortar cellular materials containing plastic waste
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 ...
Keywords: Cellular Solids, concrete, Induced porosity, Mortar, Plastic waste, Reused materials, Thermal Conductivity, thermal insulation, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Effective thermal conductivity of metallic foams determined with the transient plane source technique
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
Author(s): Eilis J. RosenbaumTransient Plane Source
The author presents a study done on methane hydrates to determine their thermal properties. Specifically, the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity are investigated to determine if these hydrates would be ...Read More
Shape-stabilized phase change materials based on fatty acid eutectics/expanded graphite composites for thermal storage
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 ...
Keywords: capric acid, Expanded graphite (EG), fluid leakage, graphite, heat transfer intensifier, latent heat, lauric acid, Mass ratio, melting enthalpy, Melting Point, Organic, pcms, phase change materials, radiant cooling system applications, shape-stabilized, Thermal Conductivity, thermal treatment cycle, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
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 ...
Keywords: Cement, cement based foams, concrete, construction, density, fibre reinforcement, flexural toughness, Foam, polypropylene fibre, scanning electron micrograph (SEM), sodium sulphate (Na2SO4), sulphate, Thermal Conductivity, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, Volume, X-ray DiffractionRead More
Determination of the thermal transport properties of ammonia borane and its thermolysis product (polyiminoborane) using the transient plane source technique
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 ...
Keywords: Ambient, ammonia borane (NH3BH3), chemical hydrides, Contact Area, hydride thermal decomposition models, packing density, particle size, polyiminoborane, porosity, powder, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, Volumetric Heat CapacityRead More