Performance Improvement of a Household Refrigerator using Phase Change Material

Authors

  • Pradeep N Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu- 627007, India
  • Somesh Subramanian S Department of Mechanical Engineering, Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu- 627007, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37255/jme.v16i1pp032-041

Keywords:

PCM, Temperature, COP

Abstract

Thermal energy storage through phase change material has been used for wide applications in the field of air conditioning and refrigeration. The specific use of this thermal storage has been for energy storage during low demand and release of this energy during peak loads with potential to provide energy savings due to this. The principle of latent heat storage using phase change materials (PCMs) can be incorporated into a thermal storage system suitable for using deep freezers. The evaporator is covered with another box which has storage capacity or passage through phase change material. The results revealed that the performance is increased from 3.2 to 3.5 by using PCM.

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Published

2021-03-01
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DOI: 10.37255/jme.v16i1pp032-041
Published: 2021-03-01

How to Cite

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P. . N and S. S. . S, “Performance Improvement of a Household Refrigerator using Phase Change Material”, JME, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 032–041, Mar. 2021.

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