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Keyword: Transient Plane Source

Total Papers Found: 203

Facile preparation of fracture-free pectin/clay aerogel monoliths

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Clay aerogels are typically used for insulation, filtration and absorption, and are typically favored because of their eco-friendly nature, low density and high porosity. Unfortunately, these aerogels are limiting due ...

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A capric–palmitic–stearic acid ternary eutectic mixture/expanded graphite composite phase change material for thermal energy storage

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This study suggested the use of capric acid–palmitic acid–stearic acid ternary eutectic mixture/expanded graphite (CA–PA–SA/EG) composite phase change material (PCM), as a low-temperature heat ...

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Assembly of silica aerogels within silica nanofibers: towards a super-insulating flexible hybrid aerogel membrane

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Silica aerogels (SA) are identified as one of the most advanced thermal insulating materials to date, however, their range of applications is limited due to a high sensitivity to moisture ...

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A newly composed paraffin encapsulated prototype roof structure for efficient thermal management in hot climate

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This study highlights the ongoing search for sustainable and thermally suitable phase-change materials (PCMs), for hot weather building climates, such as Iraq. This new PCM must have an extraordinary heat ...

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Fire resistance of wooden cellular slabs with rectangular perforations

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Wooden cellular slabs with rectangular perforations are commonly used by civil engineers in settings such as concert halls, nurseries, hotels, airports, etc., for noise elimination and heat retention. In this ...

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Thermal conductivity of highly porous ceramic foams with different agar concentrations

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This paper discussed the creation of ceramic foams with various amounts of agar added. The foams used fly ash as the raw material in order to make them more environmentally ...

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Measuring anisotropic thermal properties of metagranite at different scales

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This study outlines the design of a final repository for nuclear waste in bedrock, by the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company. Thermal property testing is required to determine ...

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Structuring zeolite bodies for enhanced heat-transfer properties

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Zeolites are highly insulative, porous minerals. Due to their insulating nature, heat transfer and therefore thermal conductivity is greatly impacted. With the help of a transient plane source (TPS) thermal ...

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Using transient plane source sensor for determination of thermal properties of vacuum insulation panels

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Researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology used the transient plane source (TPS) method to propose a technique for testing layered materials of a low conductive core, coated in a ...

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Thermal Characterization of Lauric–Stearic Acid/Expanded Graphite Eutectic Mixture as Phase Change Materials

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Expanded graphite (EG) was added to lauric acid (LA)-stearic acid (SA) phase change materials to enhance their thermal conductivities. The PCMs were prepared in varying mass fractions of LA ...

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