Abdalla, Fouad Kamel (2005) Modelling and assessment of an experimental combined evacuated-tubes-direct-flat-plate solar heater. In: 43rd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society (Solar05), 28-30 Nov 2005, Dunedin, New Zealand.
[Abstract]: This research aims at investigating and assessing the performance of a solar heater combining the flat-plate collector and the evacuated-tube technologies. The flat 430-liter tank is working as manifold for the 1530 mm-long 47mm-external-diameter evacuated tubes as well as a direct receiver of heat supplied by three flat-plate double-glass collectors 0.5m2-aperture-area each as shown in Figure 1. Experimental investigation was carried out where the system was subjected to normal outdoor meteorological conditions and specifically defined operating conditions. The main goal of the testing procedure is to quantify the system's physical parameters and to allow modeling the system enabling a reliable prediction of long-term system performance under any set of meteorological and operating conditions.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Item Status:||Live Archive|
|Additional Information:||Deposited with permission of publisher.|
|Depositing User:||Dr Fouad Kamel|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering|
|Date Deposited:||19 Mar 2008 02:47|
|Last Modified:||01 Oct 2013 04:45|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||modelling, solar heaters, evacuated tubes solar heaters, energy, solar|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090606 Photonics and Electro-Optical Engineering (excl. Communications)
09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091305 Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090605 Photodetectors, Optical Sensors and Solar Cells
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