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Experimental Determination of Selected Thermo Physical Properties of ZrCo and ZrCoHx

Sei-Hun Yun et al.

Fusion Science and Technology / Volume 60 / Number 1 / July 2011 / Pages 373-378

Materials Development & Plasma-Material Interactions / Proceedings of the Nineteenth Topical Meeting on the Technology of Fusion Energy (TOFE) (Part 1)

Experiments were conducted to obtain thermo physical properties of ZrCo and ZrCo hydride, which determine heat transfer phenomena in the hydrogen-ZrCo system. Heat capacity, thermal diffusivity and thermal conductivity of ZrCo and ZrCo hydride using Baotou ZrCo (China) are found to have U shaped curvatures with the temperature increase. In the temperature range of 300 - 500 K the thermal conductivity of ZrCoHx was found to be about 2/3 that of ZrCo and the initial hydrogen content of ZrCoHx used in this study was taken to be x=2.0.

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