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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. September 2021, 143(9): 093001.
Paper No: HT-21-1116
Published Online: July 27, 2021
...D. A. Orozco; J. F. Hinojosa; K. Amaya The heat transfer effect of a sectioned wall made of five volumes filled with a phase change material (PCM) coupled to an air cavity is presented. The analysis system was equipped with a heat source next to the sectioned wall and an opposite isothermal wall...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. September 2021, 143(9): 092701.
Paper No: HT-21-1004
Published Online: July 19, 2021
...Xiangxuan Li; Xinyi Li; Wei Cui; Ting Ma; Lin Lu; Qiuwang Wang In this paper, the lattice Boltzmann (LB) method was used to simulate the flow and heat transfer process in porous composite phase change material (PCM) with acoustic streaming, to investigate the mechanism of heat transfer enhancement...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. April 2020, 142(4): 042501.
Paper No: HT-19-1351
Published Online: February 20, 2020
...Nan Hu; Zi-Rui Li; Run-Hui Zhang; Li-Wu Fan In order to give more sights into the melting (and solidification) heat transfer processes of nano-enhanced phase change material (NePCM) with invisible phase interfaces, a novel indirect method for tracking the phase interface by thermochromic liquid...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. February 2015, 137(2): 021501.
Paper No: HT-14-1081
Published Online: February 1, 2015
... fg = latent heat of evaporation (J/kg) H = height of the channel (m) k = thermal conductivity (W/mK) L = length of the channel (m) m · = mass flow rate (kg/s) MEPCM = micro-encapsulated phase change material n = normal vector P...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Transfer. May 2013, 135(5): 054503.
Paper No: HT-12-1231
Published Online: April 11, 2013
.... Such temperature holding time was longer than most of the conventional phase change materials (PCMs). Moreover, some interesting phase change phenomena were also discovered such that mixing SiO 2 powder with gallium or just shaking the liquid metal container will help reduce the large supercooling of gallium...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. March 2013, 135(3): 032801.
Paper No: HT-10-1443
Published Online: February 8, 2013
... data is ∼5%—which is a good agreement considering the measurement uncertainty in the experimental data is ∼2.5%. nanofluid specific heat nanoparticle molten salt lithium carbonate potassium carbonate solar energy thermal energy storage phase change material Measurement of the specific...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Natural And Mixed Convection
J. Heat Transfer. August 2012, 134(8): 082503.
Published Online: June 8, 2012
...R. Sabbah; J. Seyed-Yagoobi; S. Al-Hallaj This study numerically explores the effect of presence of micro-encapsulated phase change material (MEPCM) on the heat transfer characteristics of a fluid in a rectangular cavity driven by natural convection. The natural convection is generated...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. March 2012, 134(3): 031010.
Published Online: January 13, 2012
...Masahiro Kawaji Complex macroscale and microscale heat and mass transfer phenomena are encountered in thermal energy storage and transport systems. Those systems involving ice slurries and nanoemulsions of phase change materials can be used for either cooling or heating applications or both, which...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Transfer. February 2011, 133(2): 024501.
Published Online: November 2, 2010
... nanofluid specific heat nanoparticle molten salt lithium carbonate potassium carbonate solar energy thermal energy storage phase change material Thermal energy storage (TES) systems at high temperatures are required to improve the operational efficiencies and reliability of solar thermal...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. January 2010, 132(1): 011301.
Published Online: October 26, 2009
... with conventional insulation. In this paper, an alternative thermal protection method (phase change materials (PCMs)) is analyzed and studied experimentally. Seasonal ground temperature variations are estimated by an analytical conduction model, with a sinusoidal ground surface temperature variation. A compensation...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. June 2009, 131(6): 062901.
Published Online: March 31, 2009
...Sarada Kuravi; Krishna M. Kota; Jianhua Du; Louis C. Chow Microchannels are used in applications where large amount of heat is produced. Phase change material (PCM) slurries can be used as a heat transfer fluid in microchannels as they provide increased heat capacity during the melting of phase...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Transfer. March 2008, 130(3): 034505.
Published Online: March 6, 2008
...S. K. Saha; K. Srinivasan; P. Dutta This paper deals with phase change material (PCM), used in conjunction with thermal conductivity enhancer (TCE), as a means of thermal management of electronic systems. Eicosane is used as PCM, while aluminium pin or plate fins are used as TCE. The test section...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. January 2008, 130(1): 011401.
Published Online: January 28, 2008
...Atul Nagose; Ankit Somani; Aviral Shrot; Arunn Narasimhan Using an approach that couples genetic algorithm (GA) with conventional numerical simulations, optimization of the geometric configuration of a phase-change material based heat sink (PBHS) is performed in this paper. The optimization is done...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. March 2007, 129(3): 265–272.
Published Online: June 13, 2006
...J. R. Balikowski; J. C. Mollendorf Phase change materials (PCMs) are used in applications where temperature regulation is important because they absorb and release a large amount of energy at a fixed temperature. In the experimental part of this investigation, PCM was placed in the annular region...