A Review of Solar Still Assessment with Various PCM Materials


  • Pradeep Sen
  • Prof. Pankaj Badgaiyan
  • Prof. Bharat Girdhani
  • Prof. Shamir Daniel




PCM, CFD, solar still, TSS


Solar distillation purifies water by transferring sun's heat to a simple device. A shallow basin with a glass shield makes up the majority of the system, which is usually referred to as a solar even now. Evaporation takes place when the pool water is heated by the sun. Humidity rises, condenses on the shield, and drips into a drip tray, leaving salts, minerals, as well as the majority of contaminants behind. The oceans, that have a high salinity, are now the only nearly inexhaustible source of water supply.Separating salts from seawater, on the other hand, necessitates a huge amount of energy, that also, when derived from fossil fuels, can be destructive to the environment. As a result, desalination of seawater must be done using environmentally friendly energy sources. PCM which are solar,  are widely used to store solar radiation during the day and release it in the evening, in a wide range of solar applications


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Author Biographies

Pradeep Sen

M. Tech Scholar

ME, Thermal Engineering

Truba Institute Of Engineering & Information Technology

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Prof. Pankaj Badgaiyan

Assistant Professor

ME, Thermal Engineering

Truba Institute Of Engineering & Information Technology

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Prof. Bharat Girdhani

Assistant Professor

M.E., Thermal Engineering

Truba Institute Of Engineering & Information Technology

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Prof. Shamir Daniel

Assistant Professor

M.E., Thermal Engineering

Truba Institute Of Engineering & Information Technology

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India


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How to Cite

Sen, P. ., Badgaiyan, P. P. ., Girdhani, P. B. ., & Daniel, P. S. . (2021). A Review of Solar Still Assessment with Various PCM Materials. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSCIENCE, 7(10), 14–18. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijoscience.v7i10.416