Category: Transient Plane Source
Author(s): Chen Mingyu, Wu Shaopeng, Zhang Jizhe
Keywords: Asphalt Pavement, Flow Rate, Solar Collectors, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method
Abstract: The ability of asphalt as a solar collector is studied with the help of the transient plane source (TPS) technique. Tubes were embedded into the asphalt slab and were used to circulate water, which collected the heat from the asphalt slabs.
Reference: Applied Thermal Engineering, 31, 10 (2011) 1582-1587