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Analysis of Heat and Moisture Transfer Beneath Freezer Foundations—Part I

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Pirawas Chuangchid, Pyeonchan Ihm, Moncef Krarti

CEAE Dept., CB 428, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(2), 716-725 (May 04, 2004) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1644115 History: Received October 01, 2003; Revised October 01, 2003; Online May 04, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Krarti,  M., Chuangchid,  P., and Ihm,  P., 2003, “Analysis of Heat and Moisture Transfer Beneath Freezer Foundations, Part II.” ASME J. Sol. Energy Eng. 126(2), pp. 726–731.

Figures

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The soil-freezing characteristic curve for silica sandy soils
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Flow chart for the computational procedure of numerical solutions
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Comparison between numerical and experimental results for Test 1, (a) temperature profile, (b) moisture content profile
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Comparison between numerical and experimental results for Test 2, (a) temperature profile, (b) moisture content profile
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Comparison between numerical and experimental results for Test 3, (a) temperature profile, (b) moisture content profile
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Effect of the convective coefficient h-value on the temperature profile
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Effect of the convective coefficient h-value on the moisture content profile
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Soil temperature profiles for various time periods
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Soil moisture content profiles for various time periods
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Effective soil thermal conductivity for unfrozen soils
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Effective soil thermal conductivity for frozen soils .

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