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Operation and Performance of a Thermal Energy Storage System: A Case Study of Campus Cooling using Cogeneration Plant.

A Majid, M Amin and Nasir Rashid, Meseret and Waluyo, Joko (2011) Operation and Performance of a Thermal Energy Storage System: A Case Study of Campus Cooling using Cogeneration Plant. In: 2nd International Conference on Advances in Energy Engineering, 26th to 28th Dec 2011, Bangkok, Thailand.

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The paper presents the study on operation and performance of thermal energy storage (TES) system. The TES system is installed at a cogeneration plant for campus cooling. Operating data from 2006 until 2009 were anlaysed to evaluate the operating modes, half-cycle figure of merit (FOM) and thermocline performance of the TES system. The findings indicate that the TES system was operated based on partial mode strategy. The average half-cycle FOM evaluated for charging and discharging are 0.47 and 0.67 respectively. The thermocline thickness estimated is 1.5 m. The temperature distribution profiles indicate that the TES functioned as stratified TES.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:7070
Deposited By: AP Ir Dr Mohd Amin Abd Majid
Deposited On:08 Dec 2011 01:55
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:22

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