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Development of a novel phase change material emulsion for cooling systems

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Abstract


  • In this paper, a novel phase change material emulsion (PCE-10) consisting of an organic PCM (RT10) and water has been developed. Its thermophysical properties such as heat of fusion, viscosity and sub-cooling temperature have been established. The chemical stability during both storage and discharge periods have also been evaluated. The results indicate low sub-cooling temperature and relatively long period of stability without any sign of segregation but the viscosity was found to be much higher than that of water.Further improvement and experimental studies into its flow characteristics are therefore being encouraged.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Shao, J., Darkwa, J. & Kokogiannakis, G. (2016). Development of a novel phase change material emulsion for cooling systems. Renewable Energy, 87 509-516.

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  • 2-s2.0-84946434198

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5836&context=eispapers

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Number Of Pages


  • 7

Start Page


  • 509

End Page


  • 516

Volume


  • 87

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • In this paper, a novel phase change material emulsion (PCE-10) consisting of an organic PCM (RT10) and water has been developed. Its thermophysical properties such as heat of fusion, viscosity and sub-cooling temperature have been established. The chemical stability during both storage and discharge periods have also been evaluated. The results indicate low sub-cooling temperature and relatively long period of stability without any sign of segregation but the viscosity was found to be much higher than that of water.Further improvement and experimental studies into its flow characteristics are therefore being encouraged.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Shao, J., Darkwa, J. & Kokogiannakis, G. (2016). Development of a novel phase change material emulsion for cooling systems. Renewable Energy, 87 509-516.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84946434198

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=5836&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/4809

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 7

Start Page


  • 509

End Page


  • 516

Volume


  • 87

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom