Performance Evaluation of Coil Heat Exchanger inside PCM Bed

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2017 by IJETT Journal
Volume-45 Number-7
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Aswin.M, Abdul Ahasik.J, Dinesh.K, Gunaseelan.M, Joseph Arun Prasath.V.P
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V45P263


Aswin.M, Abdul Ahasik.J, Dinesh.K, Gunaseelan.M, Joseph Arun Prasath.V.P "Performance Evaluation of Coil Heat Exchanger inside PCM Bed", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V45(7),303-307 March 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

An energy converting system has been designed to study the heat transfer from one medium to another with the help of various fluids like castor oil and paraffin wax. Recovery and reuse of this energy through converting can be useful in conservation of energy. Heat exchanger is an energy converting device that captures energy using coil heat exchanger inside pcm bed. It can be used later by latent heat. This paper deals with the feasibility of PCM as storage medium in heat exchanger and also to study heat transfer properties of various fluids and latent heat storage of PCM.


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Paraffin wax, castor oil, water, latent heat, heat exchanger.