Insulation Materials: Testing and Applications, 3rd Volume

    Graves RS, Zarr RR
    Published: 1997

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    STP 1320 features the most current information from the world's leading experts on thermal insulation materials, systems and measurement technology.

    34 peer-reviewed papers convey state-of-the-art research in the following comprehensive areas: • Fenestration Testing • System Testing • Materials Testing/Properties • Models & Materials • and Test Methods.

    Two sections on performance feature 10 papers examining such topics as an innovative self-drying thermal insulation concept, thermohygric performance corrosion prevention, external corrosion cracking, and how building materials hold up against wide ranging temperature and humidity conditions.

    Table of Contents

    Comparison of Methods to Standardize ASTM C 1199 Thermal Transmittance Results
    duPont W.

    Laboratory Procedures for Using Infrared Thermography to Validate Heat Transfer Models
    Arasteh D., Griffith B., Türler D.

    A Wall and Edge Guarded Hot Box for Thermal Transmittance Measurements
    Baumgardner R., Gatland S., Goss W., Miller R., Williams R.

    Non-Destructive In-Situ Determination of the Rare Gas Content of Highly Insulating Glazing Units
    Fricke J., Gross J.

    The Design and Fabrication of a Calibrated Hot Box Apparatus
    Curcija D., Gatland S., Goss W.

    Expanded Polystyrene Board as a Standard Reference Material for Thermal Resistance Measurement Systems
    Zarr R.

    Thermal Imbalance in Hot Box Apparatus and In-Situ Measurements
    Bisiol B., Campanale M., De Ponte F., Moro L.

    Comparison of Experimental and Analytical Methods to Evaluate Thermal Bridges in Wall Systems
    Desjarlais A., McGowan A.

    In Situ Measuring of Thermophysical Properties of Building Materials and Wall Configurations
    Dreyer J.

    Metal Stud Wall Systems — Thermal Disaster, or Modern Wall Systems With Highly Efficient Thermal Insulation?
    Christian J., Desjarlais A., Kośny J.

    Thermal Behavior of Mixtures of Perlite and Phase Change Material in a Simulated Climate
    Childs K., Childs P., Christian J., Petrie T., Shramo D.

    A Variability Study on the ASTM Thin Slicing and Scaling Test Method for Evaluating the Long-Term Performance of an Extruded Polystyrene Foam Blown with HCFC-142b
    Fabian B., Graves R., Hofton M., Yarbrough D.

    Determination of the Optimum Settings of a Fibrous Loose-Fill Blowing Machine Using Design of Experiments
    Rushforth R.

    A Review of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Properties, Performance and New Applications
    Greeley T.

    Modeling and Experimental Evaluation of the Thermal Insulation Properties of Mineral Wool Products at High Temperature
    Boulet P., de Dianous P., Jeandel G., Pincemin F.

    A Model for the Settling of Attic Loose-Fill Insulations
    Svennerstedt B.

    Development of Vacuum Super Insulations with Glass Cover and Powder Filling
    Caps R., Ehrmanntraut M., Fricke J., Korder S., Rettelbach T.

    Use of Coconut Fiber as a Low-Cost Thermal Insulator
    Kochhar G., Manohar K.

    Thermal Conductivity Dependence of Mgo Thermal Insulation on Porosity in Temperature Range 500 – 2000 K
    Litovsky E., Litovsky T., Shapiro M., Shavit A.

    The Measurement of the Morphology of Closed Cell Foams Which Control the Overall Thermal Conductivity
    Glicksman L., Stewart J.

    Thermal Design of a Miniature Guarded Hot Plate Apparatus
    Flynn D., Gorthala R.

    Improved Temperature Oscillation Techniques for Measurements of Thermal Diffusivity and Conductivity of Insulation Materials
    Czarnetzki W., Roetzel W.

    Radiation Scattering Versus Radiation Absorption — Effects on Performance of Thermal Insulation Under Non-Steady-State Conditions
    Flynn D., Gorthala R.

    Early-Time Estimation of the Thermal Resistance of Flat Specimens — Theoretical Analysis for Pure Conduction in a Homogeneous Material
    Flynn D., Gorthala R.

    Field Experience and Dew Point Studies of a Retrofitted Roof
    Carlson A.

    Innovative Self-Drying Concept for Thermal Insulation of Cold Piping
    Korsgaard V.

    The Thermohygric Performance of Insulated Building Structures Under Conditions of Use
    Fechner H., Grunewald J., Häupl P., Stopp H.

    Moisture Performance Analysis of EPS Frost Insulation
    Kokko E., Ojanen T.

    A Logical Extension of the ASTM Standard E96 to Determine the Dependence of Water Vapour Transmission on Relative Humidity
    Kumaran M., Lackey J., Marchand R.

    Preventing Environmentally-Caused Corrosion of Insulated Copper Lines
    Hough P., Lenox R.

    Effect of Halogens and Inhibitors on the External Stress Corrosion Cracking of Type 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel
    Hutto F., Whorlow K., Woolridge E.

    Evaluating High-Temperature Intumescent Insulation Materials Under Fire and Blast Conditions
    Parker A.

    The Acoustical Testing of Thermally Insulated Exterior Building Elements
    Beam M., Duersch G., Miller K., Peppin R.

    Measuring and Calculating the Thermal and Hygric Properties of Insulating Building Materials Over Wide Temperature and Moisture Ranges
    Černý R., Toman J.

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: C16

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1320-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5373-8

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-2409-7

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