Latent Heat-Based Thermal Energy Storage Systems: Materials, Applications, and the Energy Market, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Latent Heat-Based Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Materials, Applications, and the Energy Market, 1st Edition

Edited by Amritanshu Shukla, Atul Sharma, Pascal Henry Biwolé

Apple Academic Press

335 pages | 110 B/W Illus.

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In light of increasing human-induced global climate change, there is a greater need for clean energy resources and zero carbon projects. This new volume, Latent Heat-Based Thermal Energy Storage Systems: Materials, Applications, and the Energy Market, offers up-to-date coverage of the fundamentals as well as recent advancements in energy efficient thermal energy storage materials, their characterization, and technological applications. Thermal energy storage (TES) systems offer very high-energy savings for many of our day-to-day applications and could be a strong component for enhancing the usage of renewable/clean energy-based devices. Because of its beneficial environmental impact, this technology has received wide attention in recent past, and dedicated research efforts have led to the development of novel materials, as well to innovative applications in very many fields, ranging from buildings to textile, healthcare to agriculture, space to automobiles, etc.

Table of Contents

1. Thermal Energy Storage Using Phase Change Materials: An Overview

Abhishek Anand, A. Shukla, and Atul Sharma

2. Thermal Energy Storage in Phase Change Materials and Its Applications

Manoj K. Singh, L. Syam Sundar, and Antonio C.M. Sousa

3. High Temperature Energy Storage and Phase Change Materials: A Review

Madhu Sharma and Debajyoti Bose

4. Characterization Techniques of Phase Change Materials: Methods and Equipment

Karunesh Kant, Amritanshu Shukla, and Atul Sharma

5. Heat Transfer Studies of PCMs to Optimize the Cost Efficiency for Different Applications

Amritanshu Shukla, Karunesh Kant and Atul Sharma

6. Application of PCMs for Enhancing Energy Efficiency and Indoor Comfort in Buildings

Farah Souayfane, Pascal Henry Biwolé and Farouk Fardoun

7. Phase Change Materials for Temperature Regulation of Photovoltaic Cells

Karunesh Kant, Amritanshu Shukla, and Atul Sharma

8. Solar Cooking Applications through Phase Change Materials (PCMs)

Atul Sharma et al.

9. Role of Phase Change Materials in Solar Water Heating Applications

Shailender Singh et al.

10. Application of Latent Heat Energy Based Thermal Energy Storage Materials in Solar Drier and Other Agricultural Applications

G. Raam Dheep and A. Sreekumar

11. Application of Phase Change Materials in Thermal Stability of Batteries and in the Automobile Sector

Lucia Ianniciello, Pascal Biwolé and Patrick Achard

12. Herbal Materials as Thermal Energy Storage Materials

Abhay Kumar Choubey and Vartika Srivastava

13. Today’s Renewable Energy Market: Innovations, Their Commercialization, and Impact on the Market

Rohit Bansal and Vikas, Rachit Jaiswal

14. Adoption of PCM-Based Novel Technology: Role of Awareness and Communication in Society

Saurabh Mishra

About the Editors

Amritanshu Shukla, PhD, is currently working as an Associate Professor in Physics at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT). He is also serving as Head of the Division of Basic Sciences and Humanities and Chief Vigilance Officer of the institute.

Atul Sharma, PhD, is currently Associate Professor at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Jais, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Pascal Henry Biwolé, PhD, is a Professor at the Université Clermont Auvergne and Research Associate at MINES ParisTech Graduate School, Center for Processes, Renewable Energies and Energy Systems (PERSEE), Paris, France.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / General
SCIENCE / Physics
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Chemical & Biochemical
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Fossil Fuels