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Abstract: This paper summarizes the measuring method of thermal conductivity of rocks and the parameters controlling the transport and exchange of thermal energy. The Hot Disk transient plane source method was analyzed and found to have advantages over other methods, such as short test times and the ability to measure solid, liquid and powder materials.  Thermal conductivity of rock was tested using a Hot Disk TPS2500 instrument. Results show thermal conductivity of rock in a saturate state is much higher than that under dry conditions.

Reference: 2015 Seventh International Conference on Measuring Technology and Mechatronics Automation

DOI: 10.1109/ICMTMA.2015.327