heat storage


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heat storage

[′hēt ‚stȯr·ij]
(oceanography)
The tendency of the ocean to act as a heat reservoir; results in smaller daily and annual variations in temperature over the sea.

heat storage

The storage of solar energy during the day, when it is often abundant, for use at a later time.
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The connecting structure Josef Strasse is developed as a power station and basically includes a pump station for the connection line, peak load boiler, the heat storage tank, and an expansion unit.
Latent heat storage is more suitable than sensible heat storage as far as evacuated tubes are concerned.
is to perform numerical and simulation studies to put values on the heat storage and electricity provision the system would enable.
Replacing the typical heat storage materials used in TES systems - synthetic oil and molten salts - with inexpensive sand can increase plant efficiency due to the increased working temperature of the storage material and therefore reduce costs.
The contributions that make up the main body of the text are devoted to in situ analysis of hygrothermal performance of the Sedlec Ossuary, diatomite/palm wax composite as a phase change material for latent heat storage, new approaches to the thermal design of energy saving buildings, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
The seasonal solar heat storage system are an essential element of solar systems designed for heating.
Its designed heat storage is 15 hours, thus, it can guarantee stable, continual power generation," said group board chair Wu Longyi.
The aim was to develop an efficient heat storage range which would make use of the water turbine installed by the inventor and Mill's owner, Ossie Goring.
Nevertheless, the market share of sensible heat storage technology is expected to decline due to its low storage capacity per volume of the storage medium and advancements in other technologies such as latent heat and thermochemical heat storage.
The company says this low-cost stainless steel heat recovery system, measuring 4,700mm x 200mm and weighing 31kg, is able to exploit flue gas heat without requiring any intermediate heat storage capacity or medium, contributing financial and environmental benefits through maximising energy efficiency.
Latent heat storage is one of the most efficient methods for storing thermal energy because it can store and release considerably high amounts of energy at almost constant temperature.
b] and increased rates of body heating and heat storage are limiting factors for physical performance during prolonged exercise (Fuller et al.