A Review on Nano Enhanced Phase Change Materials: An Enhancement in Thermal Properties and Specific Heat Capacity

Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
Volume 57, No. 1, May 2019, Pages 110-120

Nurfatihah Jamil1,*, Jesbains Kaur1, AK. Pandey1, Syed Shahabuddin1, Samir Hassani1, Rahman Saidur1, Roshafima Rasit Ali2, Nor Azwadi Che Sidik2, Mohd Naim2

1 Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology, School of Science and Technology, Sunway University, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
2 Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
*Corresponding author: nurfatihahj@sunway.edu.my

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MLA
Nurfatihah, Jamil, et al. "A Review on Nano Enhanced Phase Change Materials: An Enhancement in Thermal Properties and Specific Heat Capacity." Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 57.1 (2019): 110-120.
APA

Nurfatihah, J., Jesbains, K., Pandey, A. K., Syed Shahabuddin, Samir, H., Rahman, S, Roshafima, R. A., Nor Azwadi, C. S., & Mohd Naim.(2019). A Review on Nano Enhanced Phase Change Materials: An Enhancement in Thermal Properties and Specific Heat Capacity. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 57(1), 110-120.
Chicago
Nurfatihah Jamil, Jesbains Kaur, AK. Pandey, Syed Shahabuddin, Samir Hassani, Rahman Saidur, Roshafima Rasit Ali, Nor Azwadi Che Sidik, and Mohd Naim."A Review on Nano Enhanced Phase Change Materials: An Enhancement in Thermal Properties and Specific Heat Capacity." Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences. 57, no. 1 (2019): 110-120.
Harvard
Nurfatihah, J., Jesbains, K., Pandey, A.K., Syed Shahabuddin, Samir, H., Rahman, S, Roshafima, R.A., Nor Azwadi, C.S., Mohd Naim., 2019. A Review on Nano Enhanced Phase Change Materials: An Enhancement in Thermal Properties and Specific Heat Capacity. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 57(1), pp. 110-120.
Vancouver

Nurfatihah J, Jesbains K, Pandey AK, Syed Shahabuddin, Samir H, Rahman S, Roshafima RA, Nor Azwadi CS, Mohd Naim. A Review on Nano Enhanced Phase Change Materials: An Enhancement in Thermal Properties and Specific Heat Capacity. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences. 2019;57(1): 110-120.

KEYWORDS

Nano enhanced phase change materials; thermo-physical properties; specific heat capacity

ABSTRACT

Phase change materials (PCM) has gain attention for years as a suitable medium in thermal energy storage system. Previous studies reported the use of PCM on PV panel increases the efficiency of heat storage system. One of the most common method to increase the thermal conductivity and improving the thermos physical properties of PCM is by adding nanoparticles making it as nano enhanced PCM. This review paper focuses on categories of PCM including organic, inorganic and eutectics. The enhancement of thermos physical properties such as latent heat and thermal conductivity of phase change materials is discussed. However, there are very few studies reported on specific heat capacity of nano-enhanced PCM (NEPCM). Thus the current study focuses on the enhancement of specific heat capacity for NEPCM. On the other hand, some PCM has disadvantages such as supercooling and combustible that needs to be consider for further improvement is determined.

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