Twenty-seven peer-reviewed papers give you the latest research in thermal engineering. Topics cover:
Materialsvacuum panel insulations, a new category of high performance products, are used wherever high thermal resistance is desired in confined space applications, such as transportation, equipment, and appliances.
Global Climate Changesthe cellular plastics insulation industry is re-engineering their products to address global climate change issues associated with their blowing agents.
Interlaboratory Round-Robin Teststhe precision and bias of current test methods are examined.
Moisture-Related Material Propertiesa relevant topic because of the greater number of building envelope failures which appear to be caused by improper moisture control.
STP 1426 is a valuable resource for insulation contractors, manufacturers, and installers; building science professionals; architects, and energy analysts.
Thermal Conductivity and Moisture Measurements on Masonry Materials
Salmon D., Tye R., Williams R.
Design Concepts for a New Guarded Hot Plate Apparatus for Use Over an Extended Temperature Range
Flynn D., Hahn M., Healy W., Zarr R.
Accuracy of Hot Box Testing of Steel Stud Walls
Childs P., Kosny J.
Effect of Steel Framing in Attic/Ceiling Assemblies on Overall Thermal Resistance
Atchley J., Desjarlais A., Kśsny J., Petrie T.
Uncertainty Analysis of A Calibrated Hot Box
Goss W., Russell G., Yuan S.
Calibration Procedures for Hot Boxes
Gatland S., Goss W., Yuan S.
A Pipe Insulation Test Apparatus for Use Below Room Temperature
Childs K., Desjarlais A., McElroy D., Miller W., Stovall T., Wilkes K.
Thermal Physical and Optical Properties of Fiber Insulation Materials in the Temperature Range 200 – 1800 °C
Kleiman J., Litovsky E., Menn N.
Evaluating the Fire Performance of Thermal Pipe Insulation Systems by Use of the Vertical Pipe Chase Apparatus
Fritz T., Hough P., Hunsberger P., Reed D.
Review of Thermal Properties of a Variety of Commercial and Industrial Pipe Insulation Materials
Whitaker T., Yarbrough D.
Use of Sugarcane Fiber as Building Insulation
Manohar K., Ramroopsingh J., Yarbrough D.
Long-Term Thermal Resistance of Polyisocyanurate Foam Insulation with Impermeable Facers
Bomberg M., Drouin M., Kumaran M., Lackey J., Mukhopadhyaya P., Normandin N., van Reenen D.
A Comparison of Accelerated Aging Test Protocols for Cellular Foam Insulation
Beatty D., Fabian B., Nelson G., Stovall T.
Paper ID: STP1426-EB