A thermal response model for designing a hybrid thermal energy storage (TES) heat sink is developed. The stabilization time and maximum operating (hot side) temperature-to-transition temperature difference are used to characterize the performance of the heat sink. The thermal properties of the PCM employed in the design are investigated. Integration of a design optimization algorithm into a thermal performance model of the TES-hybrid heat sink results in determination of a best design subject to geometric and heat loading constraints. A prototype based on this best design is build and used to benchmark the performance model. The performance measured is consistent with the simulation model predictions of performance.
A Hybrid Thermal Energy Storage Device, Part 1: Design Methodology
Contributed by the Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division for publication in the JOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC PACKAGING. Manuscript received February, 2002. Associate Editor: A. Y-H. Hung.
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Zheng , N., and Wirtz, R. A. (April 30, 2004). "A Hybrid Thermal Energy Storage Device, Part 1: Design Methodology ." ASME. J. Electron. Packag. March 2004; 126(1): 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1646419
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