Inorganic Salt Hydrate for Thermal Energy Storage
AbstractUsing phase change materials (PCMs) for thermal energy storage has always been a hot topic within the research community due to their excellent performance on energy conservation such as energy efficiency in buildings, solar domestic hot water systems, textile industry, biomedical and food agroindustry. Several literatures have reported phase change materials concerning various aspects. Among these materials, salt hydrates are worthy of exploring due to their high-energy storage density, rational price, multiple sources and relatively good thermal conductivity. This paper reviews the present state of salt hydrates PCMs targeting classification, properties, defects, possible solutions as well as their idiographic features which are suitable for applications. In addition, new trends of future research are also indicated. View Full-Text
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Xie, N.; Huang, Z.; Luo, Z.; Gao, X.; Fang, Y.; Zhang, Z. Inorganic Salt Hydrate for Thermal Energy Storage. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1317.
Xie N, Huang Z, Luo Z, Gao X, Fang Y, Zhang Z. Inorganic Salt Hydrate for Thermal Energy Storage. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(12):1317.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xie, Ning; Huang, Zhaowen; Luo, Zigeng; Gao, Xuenong; Fang, Yutang; Zhang, Zhengguo. 2017. "Inorganic Salt Hydrate for Thermal Energy Storage." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 12: 1317.
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