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Physical, Thermal and Microstructural Characterization of Earth Mortars Stabilized with Incorporating Air Additive
In recent years, the search for non-conventional materials has intensified, aiming to reduce environmental impacts in the civil construction sector as a strategy for more sustainable development....
Enhanced thermally conductive and thermomechanical properties of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)/graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) nanocomposites for radiator of electronic components
In this work, multi-layer hot pressing (MLHP) method was used to prepare the graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) filled polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) composites. Effect of GNP content on the viscoelastic...
Friction-wear performance in environmentally friendly brake composites: A comparison of two different test methods
In this study, an eco-friendly brake composite sample (EFP) was produced with 3.5% hazelnut shell dust as a natural additive material. Friction tests were performed on the manufactured pad sample and...
A systematic design to develop high-performance sintered particulate copper-composite as heat spreader material
A computational framework built on an effective-medium theory and mean-field homogenization is used to design particulate copper (Cu) composite for high-performance heat spreaders for electronic...
Environmentally-friendly ceramic bricks made from zeolite-poor rock and sawdust
The production of innovative building bricks from new materials has drawn a huge interest lately, targeting sustainability-related problems. This research investigates the utilization of zeolite-poor...
Tailoring the thermomechanical behaviour of epoxy with the incorporation of bamboo and graphite filler
The present study is committed to overcome the problem associated with fiber orientation, delamination in composite material. Micro-sized bamboo particulate and graphite is selected as potential...
Natural rubber nanocomposites: effect of carbon black/multi-walled carbon nanotubes hybrid fillers on the mechanical properties and thermal conductivity
This work presents the effect of carbon black (CB)/multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) hybridfiller system on the mechanical properties and thermal conductivity of natural rubber (NR) based...
Micro-Macroscopic coupled modeling for the prediction of synergistic improvement on the thermal conductivity of boron nitride and multi-walled carbon nanotube reinforced composites
The use of hybrid fillers consisting of phycochemically different nanoparticles has been widely investigated to realize synergistic improvement of thermal conduction behaviors. The enhancement of...
3D porous copper foam-based shape-stabilized composite phase change materials for high photothermal conversion, thermal conductivity and storage
Solar energy absorption and storage have attracted extensive attention and a number of potential phase change materials have been reported. In the current work, new shape-stabilized phase change...