Thermal Conductivity 31/Thermal Expansion 19

Proceedings of the 31st International Thermal Conductivity Conference and the 19th International Thermal Expansion Symposium

Editors: László Kiss and Lyne St.-Georges, Université of Québec à Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada

ISBN: 978-1-60595-055-6, ©2013, 326 pages, 6×9, Hardcover

  • Innovative approaches and apparatus for measuring heat transfer and expansion
  • In metals, aerospace materials, glasses, ionic liquids and more
  • All articles are edited and peer-reviewed

Presents heat transfer research involving new thermal and thermo-mechanical tests and models for a wide range of chemical compounds, engineered and building materials, including asphalt, concrete, ionic liquids, thin films, insulation, metallic alloys and powders, glasses, crystals, and oil. Also covered are metrology of heat flux, parametric estimation, and inverse methods.
The thirty-one chapters in the book are edited and refereed versions of presentations made at the 31st International Thermal Conductivity Conference (ITCC) and the 19th International Thermal Expansion Symposium.

Special Thanks
In Memory of Raymond Taylor

Chapter 1—Transient Measurement Methods

  • An Inverse Method for Experimental Determination of Temperature Dependent Thermal Conductivities and Specific Heat of Orthotropic Materials
  • Express Methods for Determination of Thermophysical Properties of Different Types of Materials within a Temperature Range of –150°C to +1800°C
  • Quantitative Evaluation of the Effect of Black-Coating for Laser Flash Measurement
  • Measurement Uncertainty Analysis for the Thermal Conductivity Test Method Using a Heat Flow Meter Apparatus
  • Application of the Modified Transient Plane Source Technique in Testing the Thermal Conductivity of Concrete
  • Thermal Diffusivity and Conductivity with a Dilatometer
  • High-Resolution Adiabatic Scanning Calorimetry Applied to the Phase Transitions in the n-Alkanes Tetradecane and Tetracosane
  • Application of Laser-Flash Method to Porous Media: Problems and Challenges
  • A Dynamic Test Protocol for Thermal Property Measurements Using the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus
  • A New Transient Method to Measure Thermal Conductivity of Asphalt
  • Simultaneous Identification of Temperature Dependent Thermophysical Properties from Transient Temperature History by Genetic Algorithm

Chapter 2—Material Properties

  • Measuring Thermal Diffusivity of Mechanical and Optical Grades of Polycrystalline Diamond Using an AC Laser Calorimetry Method
  • Prediction of the Thermal Conductivity of Ionic Liquids Based on Measurements with a Guarded Parallel Plate Instrument
  • Thermophysical Properties of Pyrex 7740 Glass Over the Temperature Range of –180°C to 475°C
  • Dependence of Liquid Thermal Conductivity Upon Temperature and Molecular Structure: A Semi-Empirical Approach
  • Numerical and Experimental Thermal Analysis of PCM-Enhanced Insulations
  • Temperature Conductivity of Hydrazine Hydrate at the Concentration of Nano Catalic TiO2

Chapter 3—Thermal Expansion

  • Comparative Measurements of Thermal Expansion Coefficient for Concrete
  • Dilatometric Method for the Determination of Internal Stresses in Metals and Alloys

Chapter 4—Steady-State Measurement Methods

  • Initial Measurement Results of the NIST 500 mm Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus Under Automated Temperature and Pressure Control
  • Metrological Traceability for Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus

Chapter 5—Material Application

  • Thermal Conductivity of Metal Powders During De-Binding and Sintering Under Technologically Relevant Heating Rates
  • Thermal Model of Area and Edge Losses for Vacuum Insulation Panels Using Tensile Supports and a Stainless Steel Foil Exterior
  • Gas Pressure and Temperature Impact on the Thermal Conductivity of Materials for Satellites, Spacecraft, and Protective Structures of Surface-Landed and Re-Entry Space Vehicles
  • Influence of Transformer Oil Decay Products on its Thermal Conductivity
  • Sol-Gel Deposited Highly Transparent Electrically Conductive and Infrared Reflective Metaloxide Thin Films to Improve Thermal Comfort and to Reduce Thermal Emittance

Chapter 6—Modelling

  • Modeling of Thermal Conductivity of Moist Material
  • Effects of Knudsen Number on Effective Thermal Conductivity of Two Phase Materials

Chapter 7—General

  • An “In Silico Method” to Predict the Thermal Conductivity in Insulating Crystals
  • Lattice Thermal Properties of Disordered Alloys: A Theoretical Approach
  • Heat Transfer by Convection and Radiation Under High Temperature Gradients

Author Index

ISBN: 978-1-60595-055-6, ©2013, 326 pages, 6×9, Hardcover

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