Application of Phase Change Materials in Heat Recovery from Blast Furnace Slag

International Journal of Mechanical Engineering
© 2017 by SSRG - IJME Journal
Volume 4 Issue 3
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Renuka Sahu
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Renuka Sahu, "Application of Phase Change Materials in Heat Recovery from Blast Furnace Slag," SSRG International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 4,  no. 3, pp. 19-22, 2017. Crossref,


The objective of this paper is to suggest a suitable method for heat recovery from blast furnace slag in a steel industry using a suitable Phase Change Material (PCM). The system will allow capture of heat energy, which is otherwise wasted, and it’s employment for generating power without using nonrenewable sources like coal, gas etc. The results show reduced material handling and generation of power equal to a small scale power plant. Rankine Cycle is employed to generate power.


PCM, Recovery, Slag, Rankine Cycle


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