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TitleMortars with incorporation of PCM based in different binders: mechanical and thermal behavior
Author(s)Cunha, Sandra Raquel Leite
Aguiar, J. L. Barroso de
Soares, Patrícia
Azevedo, Juliana
Ferreira, Victor
Tadeu, A.
KeywordsBinders
Mechanical properties
Mortars
Phase Change Material
Thermal Behavior
Issue dateMay-2015
CitationCunha S., Aguiar J., Soares P., Azevedo J., Ferreira V. M., Tadeu A. MORTARS WITH INCORPORATION OF PCM BASED IN DIFFERENT BINDERS: MECHANICAL AND THERMAL BEHAVIOR, European Mortar Summit 2015, pp. 63-74, 2015
Abstract(s)Currently we are witnessing a huge concern of society with the parameters of comfort of the buildings and the energetic consumptions. It is known that there is a huge consumption of non-renewable sources of energy. Thus, it is urgent to develop and explore ways to take advantage of renewable sources of energy by improving the energy efficiency of buildings. The mortars with incorporation of phase change materials (PCM) have the ability to regulate the temperature inside buildings, contributing to the thermal comfort and reduction of the use of heating and cooling equipment, using only the energy supplied by the sun. However, the incorporation of phase change materials in mortars modifies its characteristics. The main purpose of this study was mechanical and thermal characterization of mortars with incorporation of PCM in mortars based in different binders. The binders studied were aerial lime, hydraulic lime, gypsum and cement. For each type of binder a reference composition (0% PCM) and a composition with incorporation of 40% of PCM were developed. It was possible to observe that the incorporation of PCM in mortars caused differences in properties such as workability, compressive strength, flexural strength and adhesion, however leads to an improvement of thermal behavior.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/39095
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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