Thermal conductivity of gypsum containig phase change material (PCM) for builiding applications

Maciej Jaworski , Shady Abeid

Abstract

The paper presents results of thermal conductivity measurement of composites based on gypsum with addition of microencapsulated phase change material (PCM). Samples of different concentration of PCM and in the temperature range typical to building indoor conditions were analyzed. The investigation has shown strong influence of both PCM content and temperature on thermal conductivity. Materials under investigation are used as a construction material in building application. Thanks to the contribution of PCM gypsum wallboards have substantially increased thermal capacity (thermal inertia). Properly incorporated in building envelope such materials can stabilize indoor temperature (thus improving thermal comfort) and, as they operate as thermal energy storage elements, reduce energy consumption of building.
Author Maciej Jaworski (FPAE / IHE)
Maciej Jaworski,,
- The Institute of Heat Engineering
, Shady Abeid
Shady Abeid,,
-
Journal seriesJournal of Power Technologies, ISSN 2083-4195, (0 pkt)
Issue year2011
Vol91
No2
Pages49-53
Keywords in EnglishBuilding Materials, phase change materials, thermal conductivity
URL http://www.papers.itc.pw.edu.pl/index.php/JPT/article/view/224
Score (nominal)0
Citation count*23 (2020-02-21)
Cite
Share Share

Get link to the record


* presented citation count is obtained through Internet information analysis and it is close to the number calculated by the Publish or Perish system.
Back
Confirmation
Are you sure?