Article of Review on Computational Analysis on Performance of Solar Pond using Polycrystalline Material


  • Sehrish Rehman
  • Dr Rajeev Arya Director, Truba Institute of Engineering & Information Technology, Bhopal, M.P, India
  • Shravan Vishwakarma



ar pond, PCM, Conductivity, Thermal Energy, Computational Fluid Dynamics


The Solar pond is a pool of salt water stratified into 3 different layers, when radiations from the sun heats up the pond this heat energy gets stored in the lower most layers, thus making it as a heat source. Latent heat thermal energy storage is constantly an attractive method to store thermal energy due to because of its capacity to give high energy storage density and it also has a property to store heat at almost constant temperatures equivalent to the phase transition temperature of phase change materials (PCM). The aim of the thesis is to develop a CFD-based simulation analysis model of solar pond to analyze the double-diffusive nature of temperature and the saline concentration distributions, also to form a stable three-layer system of energy storage using computational fluid dynamics. The main objective of this study was to design solar pond modal with three layers in it and also to explore the effects of addition of material with high conductivity on the characteristics of heat transfer of pure PCM.


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Author Biographies

Sehrish Rehman

M. Tech Scholar

Truba Institute of Engineering & Information Technology

Bhopal, M.P, India

Shravan Vishwakarma

Assistant professor

Truba Institute of Engineering & Information Technology

Bhopal, M.P, India


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How to Cite

Rehman, S. ., Arya, D. R. ., & Vishwakarma, S. . (2021). Article of Review on Computational Analysis on Performance of Solar Pond using Polycrystalline Material. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSCIENCE, 7(3), 57–61.