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Author (up) Fullenkamp, K.; Montane, M.; Caceres, G.; Araya-Letelier, G. doi  openurl
  Title Review and selection of EPCM as TES materials for building applications Type Journal Article
  Year 2019 Publication International Journal Of Sustainable Energy Abbreviated Journal Int. J. Sustain. Energy  
  Volume 38 Issue 6 Pages 561-582  
  Keywords Encapsulated phase change materials; building applications; thermal energy storage materials  
  Abstract In order to improve the thermal efficiency of building thermal energy storage (TES) systems, the feasibility of using encapsulated phase change materials (EPCMs) as heat storage media is analysed in this work. Specifically, the finite element method is used to perform thermal behaviour analyses of several EPCMs. These analyses include technical and economic assessments in order to identify the best combination of PCM and shell material, using as main parameters: thermal energy storage, heat transfer rate, materials cost, among others. The results show that EPCMs composed by Na2SO4 center dot 6H(2)O as PCM and covered by stainless steel highlight as TES materials.  
  Address [Fullenkamp, Karina; Montane, Macarena; Caceres, Gustavo] Univ Adolfo Ibanez, Fac Ingn & Ciencias, Santiago, Chile, Email: kfullenkamp@alumnos.uai.cl  
  Corporate Author Thesis  
  Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd Place of Publication Editor  
  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
  Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title  
  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 1478-6451 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes WOS:000470140300004 Approved no  
  Call Number UAI @ eduardo.moreno @ Serial 1028  
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