A Review Paper on Nano mixed Phase Change Material for Indoor and Outdoor Solar Cooker Application

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Volume-43 Number-7
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : V.V. Bamane, C.V. Papade


V.V. Bamane, C.V. Papade " A Review Paper on Nano mixed Phase Change Material for Indoor and Outdoor Solar Cooker Application ", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V43(7),393-397 January 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

In today's climate of growing energy needs and increasing environmental concern, alternatives to the use of non-renewable and polluting fossil fuels have to be investigated. One such alternative is solar energy. Again there is need to store solar energy because solar energy is not available for whole day and the intensity of solar radiation is not constant throughout the day time. Hence the best option to store solar energy in thermal form is the use of phase change materials (PCM) due to their large heat storing capacity than sensible heat storing material. Again there are some drawbacks of these energy storing materials such as low specific heat, low thermal conductivity, high melting point. So to overcome these drawbacks of energy storing materials such as PCM has to be done. Addition of nano particles into base PCM plays an important role in its thermal performance.


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Solar Energy, Solar Cooker, Latent Heat Storage, Pcm, Nanoparticle.