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Reviewing Theoretical and Numerical Models for PCM-embedded Cementitious Composites

Antonio Caggiano, Christoph Mankel, Eddie Koenders
2018 Buildings  
Accumulating solar and/or environmental heat in walls of apartment buildings or houses is a way to level-out daily temperature differences and significantly cut back on energy demands.  ...  This paper aims to report the current state of art on numerical and theoretical approaches available in the scientific literature for modelling the thermal behavior and heat accumulation/liberation of  ...  Cementitious Porous Materials with PCM: Numerical Models and Scales Nowadays, many theoretical and numerical models are available for simulating heat storage phenomena in porous composites, like concrete  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings9010003 fatcat:gdctwxefengdhfxf7xsmjh4hha

Porous materials in building energy technologies—A review of the applications, modelling and experiments

Saman Rashidi, Javad Abolfazli Esfahani, Nader Karimi
2018 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Further, some of the natural media involved in building energy technologies are porous.  ...  These include roof cooling, ground-source heat pumps and heat exchangers, insulations, and thermal energy storage systems.  ...  Mathematical modelling of transport phenomena in porous media The governing equations for simulating the flow and heat transfer in porous media are presented in this section [88] : Continuity equation  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.092 fatcat:kseatbxck5hfbdtocprnimwqly

Energy saving latent heat storage and environmental friendly humidity-controlled materials for indoor climate

Zhonghao Rao, Shuangfeng Wang, Zhengguo Zhang
2012 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Based on the studies reported in the literatures, we indicated that the super-efficient and innovative micro-encapsulated form-stable composite PCM and humidity-controlled materials with high moisture  ...  This paper reviews the development and application of energy saving latent heat storage phase change materials (PCMs) and environmental friendly humidity-controlled materials for indoor thermal management  ...  In order to analyze the heat and moisture transferred within the building envelope, there are now many numerical models that are capable of describing transfer characteristics [139] [140] [141] [142]  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2012.01.053 fatcat:4tdheaynijb2ljvhpx7a5ilbmy

Review on microencapsulated phase change materials (MEPCMs): Fabrication, characterization and applications

C.Y. Zhao, G.H. Zhang
2011 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
The use of latent heat storage, microencapsulated phase change materials (MEPCMs), is one of the most efficient ways of storing thermal energy and it has received a growing attention in the past decade  ...  Four aspects have been the focus of this review: fabrication and characterization of MEPCMs, applications of MEPCMs to the textile and building, fundamental properties of microencapsulated phase change  ...  Hao and Tao [147] carried out a numerical simulation of the laminar heat transfer enhancement of MPCS in a micro-channel with constant heat flux.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2011.07.019 fatcat:b4j43yu4rre6tdq6jmntjuojtm

Review on the Integration of Phase Change Materials in Building Envelopes for Passive Latent Heat Storage

Mohamed Sawadogo, Marie Duquesne, Rafik Belarbi, Ameur El Amine Hamami, Alexandre Godin
2021 Applied Sciences  
Despite many advances, some aspects remain to be studied, notably the long-term stability of buildings incorporating PCMs, the issues of moisture and mass transfer, and the consideration of the actual  ...  This work reviews recent experimental and numerical studies on the integration of PCMs in building envelopes for passive energy storage.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11199305 fatcat:rloliospsfe4bilavqzo5fhnfu

Energy Optimized Configuration of Concrete Element with PCM [chapter]

Michal Pomianowski
2013 Energy Optimized Configuration of Concrete Element with PCM  
Acknowledgements The authors would like to express their gratitude to BASF, DTI and Spaencom for providing materials and help in preparation of samples for experimental investigation.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to express their gratitude to BASF, DTI and Spaencom for providing materials and help in preparation of decks for experimental investigation.  ...  An interesting concept could be to measure heat capacity of porous, highly conductive material such as copper foam or graphite foam that is filled with microencapsulated PCM.  ... 
doi:10.13052/rp-9788793102491 fatcat:3zhqzdo6cvgwpaiwapxk2gusgq

A comprehensive review on sub-zero temperature cold thermal energy storage materials, technologies, and applications: State of the art and recent developments

Lizhong Yang, Uver Villalobos, Bakytzhan Akhmetov, Antoni Gil, Jun Onn Khor, Anabel Palacios, Yongliang Li, Yulong Ding, Luisa F. Cabeza, Wooi Leong Tan, Alessandro Romagnoli
2021 Applied Energy  
and composite PCMs, macroencapsulated PCMs, microencapsulated PCMs, and slurry PCMs.  ...  In this paper, existing and potential PCM products worth mentioning due to their high latent heat and availability are classified into six types: pure substance PCMs, homogenous mixture PCMs, nanoadditive  ...  The authors at the University of Lleida would like to thank the Catalan Government for the quality accreditation given to their research group (2017 SGR 1537). GREiA is certified agent TECNIO in the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116555 fatcat:ntfbujpja5fz3drlacpmhyi6i4

A review of performance enhancement of PCM based latent heat storage system within the context of materials, thermal stability and compatibility

Zakir Khan, Zulfiqar Khan, Abdul Ghafoor
2016 Energy Conversion and Management  
1 Phase change materials (PCM) with their high thermal storage density at almost isothermal conditions 2 and their availability at wide range of phase transitions promote an effective mode of storing thermal  ...  To 5 acquire long term productivity of LHS system, the thermo-physical stability of both paraffins and salt hydrates; 6 and their compatibility with various plastic and metallic container materials play  ...  wall on solidification time of high temperature 475 PCM was simulated by Guo and Zhang [70].  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2016.02.045 fatcat:ap3uesnr75cyjgjdc6fai5m7kq

Phase change materials (PCMs) integrated into transparent building elements: a review

Paris A. Fokaides, Angeliki Kylili, Soteris A. Kalogirou
2015 Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy  
This is followed by the current practices in testing the thermal performance of transparent PCMs. The future trends in terms of the current barriers and the potential improvements are discussed.  ...  The concept of the existing transparent PCM systems is presented, and the rationale of selecting appropriate materials is discussed.  ...  Heim [35] carried out simulations of a transparent insulation wall integrated with a PCM.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40243-015-0047-8 fatcat:5zravg2s35hxhergvzkqw2taou

Latent Heat Storage Materials and Systems: A Review

S.D. Sharma, Kazunobu Sagara
2005 International Journal of Green Energy  
Measurement techniques of thermophysical properties, studies on thermal cycles for long term stability, corrosion of the PCMs and enhancement of heat transfer in PCM are discussed.  ...  This review will help to find a suitable PCM for various purposes a suitable heat exchanger with ways to enhance the heat transfer, and it will also help to provide a variety of designs to store the heat  ...  Trelles and Duffy (2003) proposed a numerical simulation of a porous latent heat thermal energy storage device for thermoelectric cooling under different porosities of the aluminum matrix.  ... 
doi:10.1081/ge-200051299 fatcat:qoxnih5bcjg2hflo33cbpe77ey

A multi-level modelling and evaluation of thermal performance of phase-change materials in buildings

Angela Sasic Kalagasidis
2013 Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Taylor & Francis  
Integration of phase change materials (PCMs) in building envelopes is a way to enhance heat storage capacity of buildings and thereby to rationalize the use of energy for heating and cooling of buildings  ...  This work presents a numerical model of a building envelope with PCMs, verifications of the model according to a normative benchmark and a tentative case study that exemplifies the effects of such a building  ...  At Level 1, the transfer and storage properties (thermal, moisture, air, etc.) of a material can be specified.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19401493.2013.764547 fatcat:qqckkou57rblrdngnyqrmdn2km

Review of solar air collectors with thermal storage units

Mahmud M. Alkilani, K. Sopian, M.A. Alghoul, M. Sohif, M.H. Ruslan
2011 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
It has been appeared that PCM with high latent heat and suitable geometry are required for optimum thermal performance of solar air heater.  ...  The recent designs of solar air heaters with thermal storage units reduced the cost and the volume when integrated in one product.  ...  Ground Water Air Heater With storage Sensible heat Without storage Non-porous Porous Latent heat (PCM) Concrete Sand Brick Table 1 1 Heat transfer studies on storage units with  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2010.10.019 fatcat:6zjyunibxvab5khmh66qtue5ka

Experimental and Numerical Analyses of Thermal Storage Tile-Bricks for Efficient Thermal Management of Buildings

Saqib Iqbal, Jianwei Tang, Gulfam Raza, Izzat Iqbal Cheema, Mohsin Ali Kazmi, Zirui Li, Baoming Wang, Yong Liu
2021 Buildings  
Two TSTBs with a thickness of 10 mm and 15 mm were constructed, which are then applied on ordinary clay bricks to build a prototype wall.  ...  It is thus implied that TSTBs can provide a viable solution against energy mismanagement by inhibiting the heating in summer and reserving the cold in winter.  ...  Acknowledgments: The financial support of the National Science Foundation of China (No. 21576246), Geological Survey Project (DD20190590) and the Program for Innovative Research Team (in Science and Technology  ... 
doi:10.3390/buildings11080357 fatcat:3rrhvrpk5zebpnj2ajnfpgwbkm

Passive building energy savings: A review of building envelope components

Suresh B. Sadineni, Srikanth Madala, Robert F. Boehm
2011 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
Different types of energy efficient walls such as Trombe walls, ventilated walls, and glazed walls are discussed.  ...  The effects of thermal mass and phase change material on building cooling/heating loads and peak loads are discussed.  ...  Fady Atallah, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), is appreciated.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2011.07.014 fatcat:s3w63w5ojbadncg43rpyq6jfji

Laboratory and in-situ non-destructive methods to evaluate the thermal transmittance and behavior of walls, windows, and construction elements with innovative materials: A review

Nelson Soares, Cláudio Martins, Margarida Gonçalves, Paulo Santos, Luís Simões da Silva, José J. Costa
2019 Energy and Buildings  
The experimental characterization of the overall thermal transmittance of homogeneous, moderately-and non-homogeneous walls, windows, and construction elements with innovative materials is very important  ...  Particular attention is devoted to the measurement of the U-value of nonhomogeneous walls, including the effect of thermal bridging caused by steel framing or mortar joints, and the presence of PCMs or  ...  In recent years, many studies have been carried out in the scope of the experimental calculation of the U-value of LSF walls in laboratory conditions combined with analytical and numerical simulations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.10.021 fatcat:wyefobowpfd3nplsexqt53cera
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