This article studied a new asphalt pavement patch repair method that used dynamic infrared pre-heating. The thermophysical properties of the asphalt mixture were measured because they affect heat transfer and ...Read More
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Review of latent heat thermal energy storage for improved material stability and effective load management
This article reviewed the use of phase change materials (PCM) as thermal energy storages (TES) as they can be used to substitute large-scale energy demand and assist both economically and ...Read More
Selection principles and thermophysical properties of high temperature phase change materials for thermal energy storage: A review
This article examined the capacity of phase change materials (PCM) to act as phase change thermal energy storages (TES). The review also investigated the thermophysical properties of high temperature PCMs, ...Read More
This paper focused on determining the thermal conductivity of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) that were dispersed throughout n-octadecane as phase change materials (PCMs). The Thermal Constants ...
Keywords: Carbon Nanofibers, Carbon nanofibers (CNFs), Multiwalled carbon nanotubes, nanomaterials, phase change materials, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Constants Analyzer, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Thermal performance enhancement of palmitic-stearic acid by adding graphene nanoplatelets and expanded graphite for thermal energy storage: A comparative study
The purpose of this study was to improve the wettability of silicon carbide (SiC) nanowires, in order for them to be used as thermoconductive fluids. Multiple experiments were conducted by ...Read More
A capric–palmitic–stearic acid ternary eutectic mixture/expanded graphite composite phase change material for thermal energy storage
This study suggested the use of capric acid–palmitic acid–stearic acid ternary eutectic mixture/expanded graphite (CA–PA–SA/EG) composite phase change material (PCM), as a low-temperature heat ...Read More
In this study, potassium tetrahydrate is being considered as a strong thermal energy storage material. Potassium tetrahydrate possess a low melting temperature and displays a large specific and volumetric enthalpy ...
Keywords: Enthalpy of fusion, Melting Temperature, Octadecane, potassium fluoride tetrahydrate-potassium fluoride dehydrate eutectic, potassium tetrahydrate, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, Thermophysical properties, Volumetric enthalpyRead More
Preparation and thermal properties of porous heterogeneous composite phase change materials based on molten salts/expanded graphite
This article discussed the creation of phase change composite materials using molten binary salts and expanded graphite (EG). Three different salts were used, LiNO3–KCl, LiNO3–NaNO3 and LiNO3–NaCl. ...Read More
The ability of Cu-H2O nanofluids to perform as phase change materials (PCMs) is investigated. The supercooling behavior of the nanofluids was determined as a function of copper nanoparticle concentration. ...
Keywords: Contact Angle, Copper, Cu-H2O, Nanofluids, Nanoparticles, pcms, phase change materials, Supercooling Behavior, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, Thermal Response Test, TPS Method, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Thermal energy storage performance of paraffin-based composite phase change materials filled with hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets
A paraffin-based composite phase change material (PCM) was prepared by the addition of hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) nanosheets to melted paraffin wax followed by vigorous stirring. The nanosheets were added ...
Keywords: BN, boron nitride, differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Latent Heat of Fusion, Melting Point, pcms, phase change materials, Scanning Electron Microscope, Scanning electron microscope (SEM), SEM, Solidification Point, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, thermal energy storage, transmission electron microscope, transmission electron microscope (TEM), X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More