E3S Web Conf.
Volume 70, 201817th International Conference Heat Transfer and Renewable Sources of Energy (HTRSE-2018)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Storage|
|Published online||03 December 2018|
The use of the T-history method to estimate thermal capacity and latent heat for RT15 and RT18 materials
The Szewalski Institute Of Fluid Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Fiszera 14, 80-231 Gdańsk, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The paper presents theoretical assumptions and implementation of the T-history method, which was used to estimate the thermal capacity and latent heat for phase change materials (PCMs). The research equipment, measurement system and obtained results were discussed. The T-history method was used to investigate the heating and cooling process of two PCMs, sold under the trade names of RT15 and RT18. Obtained results were compared with the manufacturer’s data. The analysis of the research results has led to the conclusion that the presented measurement method made it possible to perform a preliminary verification of the enthalpy–temperature dependency of the PCMs. The method can be also used for studying different commercial materials and estimating this dependency for materials of yet unknown properties.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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