Eur. Phys. J. Appl. Phys.
Volume 26, Number 1, April 2004
|Page(s)||65 - 72|
|Section||Instrumentation and Metrology|
|Published online||12 February 2004|
Rapid determination of the thermophysical properties of various materials. Method of the hot plane film
Laboratoire de Génie Civil de Nantes Saint-Nazaire (L.G.C.N.S-N.), Institut Universitaire de Technologie, département Génie Civil, BP 420, 44606 Saint-Nazaire Cedex, France
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Revised: 10 November 2003
Accepted: 11 December 2003
Published online: 12 February 2004
A new technical approach of a traditional method for the rapid (and therefore, non interfering) determination of the thermophysical properties of porous materials likely, a priori, to undergo coupled heat and moisture transfers is described. The improvements discussed here consist in the use of a heater film suiting the “method of the hot plane film” especially well. A comparison with former works by one of the method's author is made. Finally, the updated method is applied to a variety of particularly significant materials.
PACS: 91.60.Ki – Thermal properties / 65.60.+a – Thermal properties of amorphous solids and glasses: heat capacity, thermal expansion, etc. / 44.30.+v – Heat flow in porous media
© EDP Sciences, 2004
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