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enhanced heat transport in environmental systems using microencapsulated phase change materialsA methodology for enhanced heat transport and storage that uses a new two-component fluid mixture consisting of a microencapsulated phase change material (microPCM) for enhanced latent heat transport is outlined. SBIR investigations for NASA, USAF, SDIO, and NSF since 1983 have demonstrated the ability of the two-component microPCM coolants to provide enhancements in heat transport up to 40 times over that of the carrier fluid alone, enhancements of 50 to 100 percent in the heat transfer coefficient, practically isothermal operation when the coolant flow is circulated in an optimal manner, and significant reductions in pump work.
Document ID
19930057401
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Colvin, D. P.
(Triangle Research and Development Corp. Research Triangle Park, NC, United States)
Mulligan, J. C.
(North Carolina State Univ. Raleigh, United States)
Bryant, Y. G.
(Triangle Research and Development Corp. Research Triangle Park, NC, United States)
Date Acquired
August 16, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1992
Subject Category
FLUID MECHANICS AND HEAT TRANSFER
Report/Patent Number
SAE PAPER 921224
Meeting Information
SAE, International Conference on Environmental Systems(Seattle, WA)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-35840
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS9-17952
CONTRACT_GRANT: F33615-87-C-2746
CONTRACT_GRANT: F33615-85-C-3420
Distribution Limits
Public
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