Mechanical and thermal evaluation of different types of PCM-concrete composite panels

Dervilla Niall

Dublin Institute of Technology

Chartered structural engineer with the Institute of Structural Engineers. After 16 years working with a consultancy practice I joined the Department of Civil & Structural Engineering in DIT as a lecturer in 2010. I am also currently undertaking a part time PhD research programme in Trinity College Dublin.


Using the mass of a building as a heat storage system can reduce the demand on the heating and cooling systems of the building. Concrete combines a high specific heat capacity with a thermal conductivity that is appropriate... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Dervilla Niall (Dublin Institute of Technology)
  2. Oliver Kinnane (Queen's University Belfast)
  3. Roger West (Trinity College, University of Dublin)
  4. Sarah Mccormack (Trinity College, University of Dublin)

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