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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to look at the effective thermal conductivity (ETC) of coking coal, sandstone and foamed concrete existing in extreme thermal environments. Thermal-physical properties were measured under various conditions: fully water saturated, after saturation during air-drying, and oven-drying at 105°C. Results showed thermal conductivity increased with increasing moisture content, and sandstone had the highest mean thermal conductivity value of the three materials.

Reference: Environmental Earth Sciences (2018), 77: 181

DOI: 10.1007/s12665-018-7337-2