International Journal of Photoenergy / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Numerical Investigations on Charging/Discharging Performance of a Novel Truncated Cone Thermal Energy Storage Tank on a Concentrated Solar Power System

Table 2

The results of mesh independent and time step independent test.

Total meshTotal melting time (s)Time step (s)Total melting time (s)

12,40069260.056939
24,08069360.16941
46,22469420.56942
92,017695316953
179,177696126979