General and Specific Objectives
Design, optimization and development of cementitious concretes with enhanced thermal properties (high Heat Capacities and thermal conductivities and long lasting stability).
Design, development and validation of a new variety of TES modules based on concretes.
processing structural thermal properties correlations in cement-based materials.
More advancement on cement-based TES modules
Optimization of the thermal properties of OPCs composites.
Optimization of the thermal properties of geopolymer-based composites.
Optimization of thermal properties of CACs composites.
Identification of technical requirements for different applications concrete-based
Extend current multi-scale (nano to micro) computational schemes for predicting heat transfer processes in cement-based composites.
Extend current Multiphysics models of TES systems.
Explorative study of the possibilities offered by 3D-printing technology
Develop small-scale concrete-based TES prototypes.
Set-up and coordinate international Committees and Conferences specific for
Establishment of fluent meetings with key industrial actors