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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. December 2018, 10(6): 061015.
Paper No: TSEA-17-1434
Published Online: September 10, 2018
... arrangement. The developed model is then used to study the effects of the inner tube wall temperature, the initial temperature of the solid PCM, and the shape, as well as the position of the inner tube in the annulus on the melting characteristics, and cumulatively stored energy. Various quantities...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. December 2018, 10(6): 064502.
Paper No: TSEA-17-1467
Published Online: August 31, 2018
... is transferred to the heat sink through its horizontal base. In order to simulate the melting behavior of the PCM, volume of fluid model has been used. To attain the best configuration with optimum operational time, Taguchi method has been used followed by analysis of melt fraction and maximum base temperature...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. December 2018, 10(6): 061008.
Paper No: TSEA-18-1029
Published Online: August 20, 2018
... slabs, and subsequent PCM melting over a full workday (∼9 h) by passing room air through narrow channels interposed between the parallel PCM/evaporator slabs. To provide 50–60 W of cooling during an entire workday, the PCM module needs to be charged overnight to store ∼500–600 W-h of “cooling...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. December 2018, 10(6): 061010.
Paper No: TSEA-18-1107
Published Online: August 20, 2018
... Optimum airflow to deliver 50 W of cooling at 8.5 h. (Baseline: k p  = 0.2 W/m-K, δ p  = 26 mm, w a,i  = 6 mm, and n sl  = 4). Figure 10 shows that at the end of 8.5 h of delivering ≥50 W of local cooling to the occupant, the frozen PCM will not be completely melted. Therefore, to prepare...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. August 2018, 10(4): 041020.
Paper No: TSEA-17-1419
Published Online: June 22, 2018
... received October 30, 2017; final manuscript received April 5, 2018; published online June 22, 2018. Assoc. Editor: Sandra Boetcher. 30 10 2017 05 04 2018 Heat and mass transfer Heat exchangers Heat transfer Low temperature heat transfer Melting Thermal systems Manufacturing...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. October 2018, 10(5): 051004.
Paper No: TSEA-17-1408
Published Online: May 8, 2018
... passages and the PCM matrix which experiences sensible heat transfer until it reaches the PCM fusion point; then it undergoes melting or solidification in order to receive, or reject, energy. To capture these physics, we establish a dimensionless framework to model heat transfer in the storage device much...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. April 2018, 10(2): 021001.
Paper No: TSEA-16-1115
Published Online: August 29, 2017
...Mainul Hasan; Latifa Begum A 3D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling study has been carried out for the tin bronze (C903) slab of industrial size in a vertical direct chill caster. The melt is delivered from the top across the entire cross section of the caster. An insulated hot-top...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. February 2018, 10(1): 011010.
Paper No: TSEA-16-1387
Published Online: July 25, 2017
... between the four walls is made based on the absorbed heat fluxes and outside surface temperatures. The results show that the location of the PCM close to the heat source reaches its melting temperature and then reduces the surface temperature. At this location, the PCM layer stores the major part...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. September 2017, 9(3): 031005.
Paper No: TSEA-16-1138
Published Online: April 4, 2017
...: Ziad Saghir. 22 05 2016 07 11 2016 Bio-Heat and mass transfer Experimental Melting Micro heat transfer Measurement techniques Nanoscale heat transfer Freezing Fruits and vegetables play a vital role in the balance of human nutrition and health [ 1 ], but many people...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. June 2017, 9(2): 021002.
Paper No: TSEA-16-1053
Published Online: December 7, 2016
... 07 09 2016 Electronic cooling Heat pipes Melting Solidification Flow streaming occurs in gaseous, liquid, and two-phase flows, and is a unique phenomenon in zero-mean-velocity oscillatory (reciprocating) flows. It is due to the flow profile discrepancies between the inflow...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. March 2017, 9(1): 011012.
Paper No: TSEA-16-1111
Published Online: November 2, 2016
... conductivity of the expanded graphite to create a highly thermally conductive and energy-absorptive composite material. The PCM absorbs the heat generated from the batteries while minimizing temperature changes in the pack. The effectiveness of the PCM is governed by the melting point and latent heat...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. June 2016, 8(2): 021009.
Paper No: TSEA-14-1230
Published Online: December 8, 2015
... Energy efficiency Heat and mass transfer Melting Thermophysical properties Solidification Currently, the effect of building discomfort can be solved by air-conditioning systems or by incorporating material in the building. Reducing the energy consumption is the issue that is any country's...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. June 2016, 8(2): 021007.
Paper No: TSEA-14-1199
Published Online: December 4, 2015
... December 4, 2015. Assoc. Editor: Ziad Saghir. 28 08 2014 08 12 2014 Melting Melting Freezing Solidification Ice slurry is a mixture of fine ice particles and liquid water, and is utilized in ice storage systems owing to its good flowability and large latent heat of fusion...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. March 2016, 8(1): 011023.
Paper No: TSEA-14-1148
Published Online: November 11, 2015
... and nonuniform patterns. It was found that the cooling effect of the PCM in the time frame considered reduces with increase in the mean flow Reynolds number due to its delayed melting. Thus, the cooling effect in a natural convection environment is higher compared to one with mean flow. The thickness of the PCM...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. December 2015, 7(4): 041015.
Paper No: TSEA-15-1030
Published Online: September 10, 2015
... systems Experimental Melting Melting Thermal systems Measurement techniques Freezing Solidification Active thermal energy storage using PCMs is frequently proposed as a method to shift building peak heating and cooling loads [ 1 ] and increase the availability of solar thermal energy [ 2...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. September 2015, 7(3): 031009.
Paper No: TSEA-14-1147
Published Online: September 1, 2015
..., and aspect ratio varying from 1 to 3. Experimental results were also compared with numerical calculations performed using the WAPITI code. The multiphase and multimaterial heat transfer phenomenon associated with melting/solidification of multiconstituent system was numerically predicted by Bennon...