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Papers Author: E. Solorzano

Total Papers Found: 9

Thermal Conductivity of Cellular Metals Measured by the Transient Plane Source Method

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This article aimed to illustrate the Transient plane source (TPS) method’s abilities in measuring the local thermal conductivity of metal foams and detecting their in-homogeneities. The Hot Disk TPS ...

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Experimental validation of the Knudsen effect in nanocellular polymeric foams

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As the world works to combat climate change, focus has turned to reducing energy use. More efficient thermal insulation could drastically reduce the energy use of residential homes. In this ...

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Heat transfer of mineral-filled polypropylene foams 

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Minerals are often added to polypropylene (PP) foams to improve thermal conductivity. The aim of this study was to test and compare the thermal conductivity of unfilled, magnesium hydroxide (Mg(...

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Thermal conductivity of metallic hollow sphere structures: An experimental, analytical and comparative study

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A variety of metallic hollow sphere structures were prepared with different metals, values for diameter and shell thickness and their densities were predicted using analytical/empirical models. From these densities, ...

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Thermal conductivity of AZ91 magnesium integral foams measured by the Transient Plane Source method

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Using the transient plane source (TPS) method, the thermal conductivities of a series of magnesium integral foams have been measured experimentally. The main factor contributing to the thermal conductivity of ...

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Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Nanofibre-Polypropylene Composite Foams

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The present study look at the creation of unfilled and carbon nanofibre (CNF)-filled polypropylene (PP) foams, and their subsequent testing of thermal and mechanical properties. The testing of thermal ...

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Thermal Conductivity of Cellular Metals Measured by the Transient Plane Source (TPS) Method

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Through the use of the transient plane source method the researchers were able to measure the thermal conductivity of a collection of cellular metals as well as the in- homogeneities ...

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Density gradients in aluminium foams: characterisation by computed tomography and measurements of the effective thermal conductivity

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Through the use of computed tomography and the TPS method, the authors of this article were able to calculate local effective thermal conductivities of aluminium foams synthesized through the powder ...

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An experimental study on the thermal conductivity of aluminium foams by using the transient plane source method

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A collection of AlSi7 foams (porosities 0.5 to 0.8) were analyzed using the TPS technique in order to determine thermal conductivity. Increased density was found to lead to increased thermal conductivity. The ...

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