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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031007.
Paper No: SOL-19-1011
Published Online: January 21, 2020
...Neeraj Mehla; Manoj Kumar; Avadhesh Yadav This manuscript has been presented to evaluate the annual performance of evacuated tube solar air collector (ETSAC) by using phase change material (PCM). The PCM (acetamide) simultaneously stores and exchange the heat to the air amid day hours. The heat...
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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011014.
Paper No: SOL-19-1001
Published Online: September 6, 2019
... change material (PCM) within the building elements which increases their overall thermal capacity. In the present study, the temperature of inner room surface, with and without PCM incorporation, is calculated for composite climate of Delhi. The analysis of PCM sandwiched walls has been performed...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2016, 138(6): 061006.
Paper No: SOL-16-1192
Published Online: September 15, 2016
... materials (PCMs) for solar thermal energy storage (TES) in buildings. The studied configuration is a plane solar collector incorporating a PCM layer and coupled to a concrete slab (a roof of a building). The study is conducted for Casablanca (Morocco) meteorological conditions. Several simulations were...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2013, 135(3): 035001.
Paper No: SOL-12-1025
Published Online: May 14, 2013
...Johannes P. Kotzé; Theodor W. von Backström; Paul J. Erens The use of a metallic PCM offers a number of prospective advantages such as enabling the use of high efficiency power cycles, material cost savings, and high charging and discharging rates with minimal material modification. By making...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2013, 135(2): 024505.
Paper No: SOL-12-1003
Published Online: January 25, 2013
...Baoguo Han; Kun Zhang; Xun Yu For cement mortars with both PCM and CNT, the superplasticizer was firstly mixed with water using a magnetism stirrer (PC-210, Corning Inc., United States of America) for 1 min. Then, CNT were added into this aqueous solution and sonicated with an ultrasonicator...
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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031009.
Published Online: June 14, 2010
..., the future climate changes for the Caribbean are predicted using the parallel climate model (PCM) and it is coupled with the numerical model regional atmospheric modeling system (RAMS) to simulate the solar and wind energy spatial patterns changes for the specific case of the island of Puerto Rico. Numerical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2010, 132(2): 021003.
Published Online: April 29, 2010
... heating and refrigeration applications, the experience for the power level and temperature range characteristic of solar process heat and solar thermal power plants is limited. Cost effective implementation of the latent heat storage concept demands low cost phase change materials (PCMs). These PCMs...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041011.
Published Online: September 30, 2009
... from the design, and experimental performance evaluation of high capacity thermal energy storage using so-called phase change materials (PCMs) as the storage media. A 140 l 15 kW h storage prototype was designed, built, and experimentally evaluated. The storage tank was directly filled with the PCM...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041009.
Published Online: September 22, 2009
... power density is in the range 10 – 25 kW / m 3 , so it is proven that the major problem of phase change material (PCM) storage of low heat transfer rates has been overcome and high-temperature PCM storage with large capacity factor is possible. 22 12 2008 21 04 2009 22 09 2009...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041010.
Published Online: September 22, 2009
...E. Palomo Del Barrio; J. L. Dauvergne; V. Morisson A new method for characterization of shape-stabilized phase change materials (PCMs) based on one single sample and one single experimental device has been proposed. The simplicity of the experimental device is comparable to that of the T-history...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041002.
Published Online: September 17, 2009
... technique is used to develop the numerical model to obtain the temperature profiles of both the phase change material (PCM) and heat transfer fluid (HTF), and the molten mass fraction of the PCM at any axial location of the cylindrical storage tank during the charging process. The model also incorporates...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031017.
Published Online: July 15, 2009
... inlet HTF temperatures in Fig. 12 . It is quite apparent that as the exergetic efficiency increases along increased ambient temperature in all cases and this is due to the fact that exergy stored in the PCM increases greatly with this increase in outdoor temperature. Although the exergy destroyed does...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2006, 128(2): 173–177.
Published Online: December 6, 2005
...L. H. Alva S.; J. E. González; N. Dukhan This paper investigates the technical feasibility of innovative solar collectors. The proposed collectors have a phase change material (PCM) integrated into them as the storage mechanism. The PCM-integrated solar collector eliminates the need of conventional...