Thermal cycling test of few selected inorganic and organic phase change materials

Thermal cycling test of few selected inorganic and organic phase change materials Thermal cycling tests were performed to check the stability in thermal energy storage systems on some selected organic and inorganic phase change materials (PCMs). The possibility of using these PCMs in thermal energy storage systems were examined on the basis of thermal, chemical and kinetic criteria. Organic and inorganic PCMs were selected to check their thermal stability. Inorganic PCMs were not found suitable after some cycles while thermal cycling for organic PCMs were undertaken up to 1000 thermal cycles and has shown a gradual change in melting temperature and latent heat of fusion. The PCMs were then checked with differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) for their latent heat storage capacity and melting temperature change. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Renewable Energy Elsevier

Thermal cycling test of few selected inorganic and organic phase change materials

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2008 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0960-1481
eISSN
1879-0682
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.renene.2008.02.026
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Abstract

Thermal cycling tests were performed to check the stability in thermal energy storage systems on some selected organic and inorganic phase change materials (PCMs). The possibility of using these PCMs in thermal energy storage systems were examined on the basis of thermal, chemical and kinetic criteria. Organic and inorganic PCMs were selected to check their thermal stability. Inorganic PCMs were not found suitable after some cycles while thermal cycling for organic PCMs were undertaken up to 1000 thermal cycles and has shown a gradual change in melting temperature and latent heat of fusion. The PCMs were then checked with differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) for their latent heat storage capacity and melting temperature change.

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Renewable EnergyElsevier

Published: Dec 1, 2008

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