International Journal of Photoenergy / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Numerical Investigations on Charging/Discharging Performance of a Novel Truncated Cone Thermal Energy Storage Tank on a Concentrated Solar Power System

Table 1

Thermophysical properties of PCM.

PCM (NaNO3/KNO3)

ρ (kg/m3)2040(s), 1950(l)
λ (W/m·K)0.5(s), 0.3(l)
Cp (J/kg·K)1420(s), 1500(l)
Tm (K)497
ΔH (kJ/kg)105.8

The “(s)” and “(l)” stand for “solid” and “liquid” of PCM, respectively.

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