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Papers Author: J. A. de Saja

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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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Extinction coefficient of polyolefin foams

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This article focused on determining the extinction coefficient of polyolefin foams. A combination of experimental and theoretical methods were used to accomplish this goal. Samples differed from each other in ...

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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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Structure and physical properties of EVA/starch precursor materials for foaming applications

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Synthetic polymers in starch-based polymer formulations improve the thermal and mechanical properties of the compounds. The purpose of this study was to develop and analyze foams containing ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) ...

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The transient plane source technique (TPS) to measure thermal conductivity and its potential as a tool to detect in-homogeneities in metal foams

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The present study used the transient plane source (TPS) technique to measure the thermal conductivity of a series of AlSi7 metal foams prepared by the powder metallurgical route. The main ...

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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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Applicability of the transient plane source method to measure the thermal conductivity of low-density polyethylene foams

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Using the transient plane source (TPS) method, the thermal conductivities of a series of crosslinked closed-cell polyethylene foams were measured. The experimental values obtained were compared to measurements made by ...

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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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