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Keyword: Volumetric Heat Capacity

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Possibilities of using thermal mass in buildings to save energy, cut power consumption peaks and increase the thermal comfort

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The work presented in this thesis was performed in order to generate knowledge of heat storage in building structures. The goal was to discover what material could most effectively reduce ...

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Incorporation of Phase Change Materials in Cementitious Systems via Fine Lightweight Aggregate

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The incorporation of phase change materials (PCMs) into concrete bridge decks shows promise as a method of decreasing freeze/thaw cycling in bridge decks. The authors have conducted a study ...

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Increasing the Service Life of Bridge Decks by Incorporating Phase-Change Materials to Reduce Freeze-Thaw Cycles

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The effects of incorporating phase change materials (PCMs) into concrete on the potential service lives of bridges were investigated. It was determined that PCMs could potentially be used in the ...

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Thermal conductivity measurement by hot disk analyzer 

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The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the ability of the Hot Disk transient plane source (TPS) method to measure thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and volumetric heat capacity. Four ...

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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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Development of a thermal test object for the measurement of ultrasound intracavity transducer self-heating

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Intracavity transducers are probes used in early pregnancy scans. To ensure the transducers do not exceed the maximum temperature threshold when in close contact with embryonic and fetal tissues, a ...

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Thermal conductivity and dynamic mechanical property of glycidyl methacrylate-grafted multiwalled carbon nanotube/epoxy composites 

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The purpose of this this study was to graft polymer chains onto the surface of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to examine the morphology and thermal properties of the epoxy composites in ...

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Application of the hot disk method to the thermophysical characterization of soils

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Understanding the thermal properties of soils is important for applications in agronomy and engineering. The aim of this study was to examine the thermal properties of volcanically-derived Chilean soils using ...

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On the use of transient plane source sensors for studying materials with direction dependent properties 

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The Transient Plane Source (TPS) Technique measures the thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat of solids and liquids. An electrically conducting double spiral nickel sensor pulses a current through ...

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Temperature-dependent thermal properties of a paraffin phase change material embedded with herringbone style graphite nanofibers

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The authors outline a method of enhancing the thermal properties of a paraffin phase change material through the addition of herringbone-style graphite nanofibers (HGNFs). It was found that the solid-phase ...

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