Thermal Conductivity 29/Thermal Expansion 17

Proceedings of the 29th International Thermal Conductivity Conference and the 17th International Thermal Expansion Symposium, June 24-27, 2007, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Editors: John R. Koenig and Heng Ban

9781932078725

ISBN: 978-1-932078-72-5, ©2008, 624 pages, Hardcover, index

 

  • Selected and fully refereed presentations on thermal conductivity
  • Thermal conductivity for composites, nanomaterials, ceramics, metals and more
  • Sensors, measurement, and modeling
  • Insulation, bulk materials, plastics, particles, thin films, nuclear, and aerogels

This is the 2008 volume in the ITCC/ITES book series on thermal conductivity, devoted to thermal conductivity performance in many types of engineered materials. The book comprises 52 original papers specially selected and edited from the ITCC 29/ITES17 conference, held in June 2007 at the University of Alabama, with support from the Southern Research Institute. New areas covered in this book include thermoelectrics, nuclear and aerospace materials, including the James Webb Space Telescope.

Preface

CHAPTER 1—PLENARY SESSION

  • A Return to Innovative Engineering Design, Critical Thinking and Systems Engineering

CHAPTER 2—BUILDING INSULATION MATERIALS

  • Comparative Methodology of Energetic Performance of Buildings
  • Infrared Spectroscopy of Cellulose Insulation
  • Measuring the Impact of Experimental Parameters upon the Estimated Thermal Conductivity of Closed-Cell Foam Insulation Subjected to an Accelerated Aging Protocol
  • Partial Pressure Profiles of Blowing Agent Gas in Polymer Foams having Non-Uniform Density
  • Vacuum Insulation Panels with Supporting Elements in Tension
  • Performance of Thermal Insulation Containing Microencapsulated Phase Change Material
  • Status of NIST Thermal Insulation Reference Materials
  • Use of Phase-Change Materials to Enhance the Thermal Performance of Building Insulations

CHAPTER 3—ALLOYS, CERAMICS AND COMPOSITES

  • Thermal Properties of Crystalline Silver Bromide in the Temperature Range 77-350K
  • High Thermal Conductivity A1N from Combustion Synthesized A1N Powder
  • Thermophysical Properties of Pyroceram 9606 Over the Temperature Range of 90 to 1370 K
  • Thermophysical Characterization of Calcium Fluoride throughMelting
  • Pore-Forming Agents for the Preparation of Thermally Insulating Ceramics
  • Development and Thermal Property Evaluation of Chilled Aluminum Alloy-Corundum Particulate Composite for Automotive Applications
  • Thermal Contact Resistance Measurement between Conductive Particles and Matrix in Polymer Composites
  • Study of the Thermal Expansion Characteristics of Ni53.6Mn27.1Ga19.3 Alloy
  • Cryogenic Material Properties Database—Update 2007
  • Thermophysical Properties of Polyethylene Filled with Silver Coated Polyamide Particles

CHAPTER 4—PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS

  • Phase Change Detection with Special Coated Heat Flux Transducers
  • Characterization and Evaluation of a Mass Efficient Heat Storage Device

CHAPTER 5—FILMS AND COATINGS

  • Thin Films Thermal Conductivity Measurement System Based on Pulsed Photothermal Radiometry and its Application to Industrial Wear Resistant Films
  • Processing and Thermal Properties of Diamond Films for Heat Spreader Applications in Electronics

CHAPTER 6—FIBROUS AND AEROGEL MATERIALS

  • Thermal Conductivity of Mechanically Compressed Fiber Insulation Materials in a Wide Temperature Range: New Test Method and Experimental Results
  • Measurement of Heat Transfer in Unbonded Silica Fibrous Insulation and Comparison with Theory
  • Thermal Testing and Analysis of an Efficient High-Temperature Multi-Screen Internal Insulation
  • Thermal Conductivity of Titania-Opacified Aerogels Versus Microporous Silica
  • Nonflammable, Hydrophobic Aerogel Composites for Cryogenic Applications

CHAPTER 7—FLUIDS

  • Thermal Conductivity of Liquids: Correlations and Experimental Evidence
  • Measurement of the Thermal Conductivity of Humid Air: A First Approach
  • Review on Gas Thermal Conductivity in Porous Materials and Knudsen Effect

CHAPTER 8—EXPERIMENTAL MATERIALS

  • Thermal Modeling and Experimental Characterization of a Facility for Testing Materials in Simulated Reentry Profiles
  • Thermal Performance Testing of Cryogenic Insulation Systems
  • Different Ways of Evaluating Thermal Transport Properties from Measurements with the Transient Plane Source (Hot Disk) Method
  • Further Progress in the Development of a Slug Calorimeter for Evaluating the Apparent Thermal Conductivity of Fire Resistive Materials
  • Thermophysical Sensors: Theory and Application of the Hot Ball
  • Thin Heater Apparatus for Thermal Transmission Properties
  • Simultaneous Characterization of Thermophysical Properties using Two Different Methods
  • Improving Precision in Thermal Conductivity Measurement of Solid and Semi-Solid Polymers
  • Errors of the Heat Flow Meter Method Caused by Thermal Contact Resistance
  • Experimental and Computational Analysis of Natural Convection Over a Flat Plate at Different Angle Position with Constant Flux Heating

CHAPTER 9—THERMAL MODELING

  • Exponential Porosity Dependence of Thermal Conductivity
  • A Transfer-Function Approach to Characterizing Heat Transport in Water Calorimeters Used in Radiation Dosimetry

CHAPTER 10—THERMAL EMISSIVITY

  • High Temperature Emissivity Measurement of Thermal Sprayed Ceramic Coatings
  • NIST Program for the Infrared Emittance Characterization of Materials
  • Emissivity Results on High Temperature Coatings for Refractory Composite Materials
  • Effects of Elevated Sample Temperature on Reflectance and Emittance Measurements

CHAPTER 11—THERMAL EXPANSION

  • Notable Observations for a Cryogenic Thermal Expansion Facility
  • The JPL Cryogenic Dilatometer: Measuring the Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Aerospace Materials
  • A Molecular Dynamics Study of the Influence of Atomic Scale Interfaces on the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Composite Materials
  • Interferometric Technique for the Thermal Expansion Behavior of Carbon Nanocomposites
  • Thermal Expansion Measurements on a Proposed Reference Material to be Used for Low and High Temperatures

Author Index

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