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Title: THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY AND OTHER PROPERTIES OF CEMENTITIOUS GROUTS

Abstract

The thermal conductivity and other properties cementitious grouts have been investigated in order to determine suitability of these materials for grouting vertical boreholes used with geothermal heat pumps. The roles of mix variables such as water/cement ratio, sand/cement ratio and superplasticizer dosage were measured. In addition to thermal conductivity, the cementitious grouts were also tested for bleeding, permeability, bond to HDPE pipe, shrinkage, coefficient of thermal expansion, exotherm, durability and environmental impact. This paper summarizes the results for selected grout mixes. Relatively high thermal conductivities were obtained and this leads to reduction in predicted bore length and installation costs. Improvements in shrinkage resistance and bonding were achieved.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research (ER) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
757117
Report Number(s):
BNL-65640; EB4001
R&D Project: AS017EECD; EB4001; TRN: AH200034%%257
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: INTERNATIONAL GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP ASSOCIATION TECHNICAL CONFERENCE, STILLWATER, OK (US), 05/01/1998--05/03/1998; Other Information: PBD: 1 May 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
15 GEOTHERMAL ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; BOREHOLES; GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS; GROUTING; INSTALLATION; PERMEABILITY; SHRINKAGE; THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY; THERMAL EXPANSION; SEALING MATERIALS; CEMENTS; Geothermal Legacy

Citation Formats

ALLAN, M. THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY AND OTHER PROPERTIES OF CEMENTITIOUS GROUTS. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
ALLAN, M. THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY AND OTHER PROPERTIES OF CEMENTITIOUS GROUTS. United States.
ALLAN, M. 1998. "THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY AND OTHER PROPERTIES OF CEMENTITIOUS GROUTS". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/757117.
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abstractNote = {The thermal conductivity and other properties cementitious grouts have been investigated in order to determine suitability of these materials for grouting vertical boreholes used with geothermal heat pumps. The roles of mix variables such as water/cement ratio, sand/cement ratio and superplasticizer dosage were measured. In addition to thermal conductivity, the cementitious grouts were also tested for bleeding, permeability, bond to HDPE pipe, shrinkage, coefficient of thermal expansion, exotherm, durability and environmental impact. This paper summarizes the results for selected grout mixes. Relatively high thermal conductivities were obtained and this leads to reduction in predicted bore length and installation costs. Improvements in shrinkage resistance and bonding were achieved.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/757117}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
month = {5}
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