An experiment study on thermal performance of an oscillating heat pipe apply for lithium-iron phosphate battery thermal management system

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S. Chotmanee
S. Tundee

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This paper presents a study on thermal performance of an oscillating heat pipe applied on lithium-iron phosphate battery thermal management system. The oscillating heat pipes were closed-loop oscillating heat pipe (CLOHP) and closed-loop oscillating heat pipe with check valve (CLOHP/CV). There are two types of working fluids in the heat pipes; R134a and R134a+TiO2. Two types of heat sources are used in this experiment. First, lithium-iron phosphate batteries discharging. Second, a heater simulating the batteries. The experiments showed that the installation of check valve reduced the starting temperature and time when compared with CLOHP. The closed-loop oscillating heat pipe with check valve with R134a reduced the simulated batteries temperature to 55.8°C. The maximum heat transfer was 98.557 W. In case of CLOHP/CV with R134a+TiO2, it was found that the heat pipes were in a dry-out state, resulting in an inability to maintain the temperature of the simulated battery below 60°C.

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Chotmanee, S., & Tundee, S. . (2022). An experiment study on thermal performance of an oscillating heat pipe apply for lithium-iron phosphate battery thermal management system. Journal of Research and Applications in Mechanical Engineering, 10(1), JRAME–22. Retrieved from https://ph01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jrame/article/view/247652
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