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A General Model for Analyzing the Thermal Performance of the Heat Charging and Discharging Processes of Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage Systems*

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Yinping Zhang, Yan Su, Yingxin Zhu, Xianxu Hu

Department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, P.R. China

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(3), 232-236 (Jan 01, 2001) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1374206 History: Received September 01, 2000; Revised January 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Schematic of a (a) LHTES systems and (b) a PCM element of a capsule
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Comparison of frozen fraction F of PCM outside a tube (Bi = 0.1, S/D = 1, W/D = 1, Ste = 0.5)
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Comparison of frozen fraction F of PCM outside a tube (Bi = 5, Ste = 0.1, S/D = 1, W/D = 1)
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Schematic of the solid PCM in a spherical capsule
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Schematic of the calculated results in various grid sizes
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Influence of ρlρs on Q̄(X=0.1,Fo)
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Influence of ρlρs on θf(X=0.1,Fo)

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