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Using fuzzy clustering and weighted cumulative probability distribution techniques for optimal design of phase change material thermal energy storage
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This paper presents the development and application of a bi-objective optimisation strategy to optimise the design of thermal energy storage (TES) systems using phase change materials (PCMs). Expand
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Multi-objective optimisation of thermal energy storage using phase change materials for solar air systems
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This paper presents a multi-objective optimisation strategy for TES systems using PCMs for solar air systems, in which two performance indicators of average heat transfer effectiveness and effective PCM charging time were used as the conflicting objectives. Expand
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Integrating photovoltaic thermal collectors and thermal energy storage systems using phase change materials with rotary desiccant cooling systems
Abstract This paper presents a feasibility investigation of integrating a hybrid photovoltaic thermal collector-solar air heater (PVT-SAH) and an air-based thermal energy storage (TES) system usingExpand
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Experimental investigation on thermal characteristics of transcritical CO2 heat pump unit combined with thermal energy storage for residential heating
Abstract A preliminary experimental investigation was carried out to analyze the thermal characteristics of a transcritical CO2 air source heat pump unit with thermal energy storage for residentialExpand
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Solar-assisted HVAC systems with integrated phase change materials
Solar-assisted heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems are receiving increasing attention. This chapter presents the development of HVAC systems with integrated solarExpand
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A review of heating, ventilation and air conditioning technologies and innovations used in solar-powered net zero energy Solar Decathlon houses
Abstract Innovations in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems are continuously required to provide a better, healthier and more productive and sustainable built environment forExpand
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Mathematical modelling and experimental investigation of solar air collectors with corrugated absorbers
Abstract This paper presents mathematical modelling and performance evaluation of solar air collectors (SACs) with corrugated absorbers for indoor space heating. Experimental tests were firstExpand
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Energy and exergy analysis of a desiccant cooling system integrated with thermal energy storage and photovoltaic/thermal-solar air collectors
This paper presents an energy and exergy analysis of a desiccant cooling system integrated with an air-based thermal energy storage (TES) unit using phase change materials (PCMs) and aExpand
A review of heat and mass transfer improvement techniques for dehumidifiers and regenerators of liquid desiccant cooling systems
Abstract Liquid desiccant cooling is being considered as an alternative to vapour compression air conditioning systems and has been extensively investigated in recent decades. The dehumidifiers andExpand
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