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Keyword: Volumetric Heat Capacity

Total Papers Found: 6

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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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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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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Thermal Conductivity of High Temperature Multicomponent Materials with Phase Change

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The authors created a series of composite latent storage materials (CLSM) using expanded graphite (EG) and a two different metal nitrate phase change materials (K and Li, K and Na). ...

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