Papers Author: Silas E. Gustafsson

Total Papers Found: 28

Simultaneous measurements of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of rock-marbles using transient plane source (TPS) technique

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Knowing the thermophysical properties of insulating building materials is essential in understanding heat loss. In this study, the thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity of five marble samples were measured using ...

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Thermal effusivity testing with the hot disk thermal constants analyzer

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The Transient Plane Source method (TPS) simultaneously measures thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity. This paper investigates the possibilities of using Hot Disk sensors, to record the thermal effusivity of a ...

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Recordings on thin samples with the hot disk thermal constants analyser

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Hot Disk Thermal Constants Analysers are designed to test three-dimensional samples with sizes at least as large as the sensor itself. However, this study examines the possibility of using hot ...

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On the Use of the Transient Hot-Strip Method for Measuring the Thermal Conductivity of High-Conducting Thin Bars

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The thermal conductivity of thin, high-conducting ceramic bars—commonly used in mechanical tensile testing—is measured using a variant of the short transient hot-strip technique. As with similar contact transient ...

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A practical cryogenic resistive sensor for thermal conductivity measurements

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As technology advances, so must our methods. One of the most important aspects when working with physical instruments is to maintain heat flow in the desired direction. The hot disk ...

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Thermal conductivity versus depth profiling of inhomogeneous materials using the hot disk technique

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This research highlights the capabilities of transient measurements and hot disc sensors to estimate thermal conductivities of samples with large voids/variations in their compositions. Because of the lack of ...

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On the Development of the Hot Strip, Hot Disc, and Pulse Hot Strip Methods for Measuring Thermal Transport Properties

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This article is a review of techniques used to measure thermal transport properties. Emphasis is placed on the hot strip, hot disc, and pulse hot strip methods. The development, and ...

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Circuit design for transient measurements of electrical properties of thin metal films and thermal properties of insulating solids or liquids

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A circuit was designed for use in the transient hot-strip method for the determination of thermal properties of thermal insulators and electrical properties of thin metal films. The article describes ...

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On the use of transient plane source sensors for studying materials with direction dependent properties 

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The Transient Plane Source (TPS) Technique measures the thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and specific heat of solids and liquids. An electrically conducting double spiral nickel sensor pulses a current through ...

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