Search for dissertations about: "phase change materials"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 177 swedish dissertations containing the words phase change materials.

  1. 1. Heat Transfer Aspects of Using Phase Change Material in Thermal Energy Storage Applications

    Author : Justin NingWei Chiu; Viktoria Martin; Luisa Cabeza; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; thermal energy storage; comfort cooling; phase change materials; heat transfer; Thermal energy engineering; Termisk energiteknik; Other materials science; Övrig teknisk materialvetenskap; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik; SRA - Energy; SRA - Energi;

    Abstract : Innovative methods for providing sustainable heating and cooling through thermal energy storage (TES) have gained increasing attention as heating and cooling demands in the built environment continue to climb. As energy prices continue to soar and systems reach their maximal capacity, there is an urgent need for alternatives to alleviate peak energy use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cracking during Continuous Casting of Steels : Analysis tools and procedures to identify their causes on microalloyed steel slabs

    Author : Rosa Maria Pineda Huitron; Esa Vuorinen; Pavel Ernesto Ramí­rez López; Maria Begoña Santillana; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Transverse corner cracks; Continuous Casting; Microalloyes steels; Secondary cooling; Cooling curves; Crack susceptibility; Engineering Materials; Materialteknik;

    Abstract : Transverse corner cracks are one of the most common but complex defects formed in microalloyed steels during continuous casting (CC). Such cracks are detrimental because it leads to a loss in productivity with a great impact on environment, energy and economics for several steel making companies all over the world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Formation of silicon nitride based materials by nitridation and sintering

    Author : Alena Ashkin; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Materialteknik; Engineering Materials;

    Abstract : Todays demands on silicon nitride based materials for structural applications focus on microstructures rendering high strengths and reliability at reasonable costs. This work was mainly aimed at production of sialons for these types of applications by nitridation with subsequent sintering. READ MORE

  4. 4. Phase Separation in Stainless Steels Studied by Small-angle Neutron Scattering

    Author : Xin Xu; Peter Hedström; Joakim Odqvist; John Ågren; Cristelle Pareige; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Fe-Cr alloys; stainless steels; spinodal decomposition; phase separation; small-angle neutron scattering; mechanical properties; Materials Science and Engineering; Teknisk materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : Fe-Cr based steels, i.e. stainless steels, possessing a combination of excellent corrosion resistance and good mechanical properties, have indispensable applications ranging from low-end cooking utensils, to sophisticated components for nuclear power plants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ionic and electronic transport in electrochemical and polymer based systems

    Author : Anton Volkov; Igor Zozoulenko; Magnus Berggren; Xavier Crispin; Yury Gogotsi; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Modeling; Charge transport; Charge carriers Electrochemical systems; Polymer; PEDOT:PSS; Supercapacitance; Cyclic voltammetry; double layers; Nernst-Planck-Poisson; DFT; TDDFT; Ion Bipolar Junction Transistor; ETE-S;

    Abstract : Electrochemical systems, which rely on coupled phenomena of the chemical change and electricity, have been utilized for development an interface between biological systems and conventional electronics.  The development and detailed understanding of the operation mechanism of such interfaces have a great importance to many fields within life science and conventional electronics. READ MORE