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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031018.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... of an hour. CSP dish stirling alignment fringe reflection production solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators solar power Stirling engines 17 01 2011 31 05 2011 28 07 2011 28 07 2011 A method for rapid evaluation and alignment of dish systems...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011015.
Published Online: February 14, 2011
... at residential and commercial sites. This paper addresses the feasibility study of a low-cost solar-thermal electricity generation technology, suitable for distributed deployment. Specifically, we discuss a system based on nonimaging solar concentrators, integrated with free-piston Stirling engine devices...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2009, 131(2): 021013.
Published Online: April 15, 2009
...Artin Der Minassians; Seth R. Sanders Analysis, design, fabrication, and experimental assessment of a symmetric three-phase free-piston Stirling engine system is discussed in this paper. The system is designed to operate with moderate-temperature heat input that is consistent with solar-thermal...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 011013.
Published Online: December 28, 2007
... for a complete energy balance around the Stirling engine were measured or approximated by calculations. For the given ambient conditions during the tests, a Stirling engine efficiency of 39.4% could be measured. The overall efficiency for the conversion of solar to electric energy was 22.5%. Gineste , J...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 011014.
Published Online: December 28, 2007
...Francisco J. García Granados; Manuel A. Silva Pérez; V. Ruiz-Hernández One parabolic dish—Stirling engine system—has been in operation at the Engineering School of Seville since March 2004. The unit, based on the Eurodish system, is one of the several Country Reference Units of the EnviroDish...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 45–53.
Published Online: February 25, 2005
...K. Mahkamov The use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models significantly extends the capabilities for the detailed analysis of the complex heat transfer and gas dynamic processes that occur in the internal gas circuit of a Stirling engine by more accurately predicting the engine’s performance...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2004, 126(2): 812–818.
Published Online: May 4, 2004
...Viorel Badescu A solar stirling engine based on a horizontal selective flat-plate converter is analyzed in this work. A detailed model for the heat losses towards the atmosphere is presented. The engine’s output power is maximised numerically. The analysis is based on meteorological data measured...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2004, 126(2): 768–773.
Published Online: May 4, 2004
... cost. This arises mainly due to the high cost of the PV elements. Hence, this paper describes some developmental work and results of experimental tests on “low-tech” solar thermal water pumps which were built on the basis of Stirling engines with fluid pistons coupled to flat-plate solar collectors...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2003, 125(2): 135–151.
Published Online: May 8, 2003
... JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING . Manuscript received by the ASME Solar Energy Division, June 2002; final revision, October 2002. Associate Editor: R. Pitz-Paal. 01 June 2002 01 October 2002 08 05 2003 solar absorber-convertors Stirling engines solar energy concentrators...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2002, 124(2): 176–181.
Published Online: April 24, 2002
...Doerte Laing; Magnus Pa˚lsson A hybrid sodium heat pipe receiver has been developed within the project HYHPIRE, funded 50% by the European Commission. The hybrid receiver was designed for the SBP/LCS 10-kWel dish/Stirling system with the SOLO-161 Stirling engine. Design of the heat pipe receiver...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2002, 124(2): 182–188.
Published Online: April 24, 2002
...., and Martinez, D., 2001, “Status of Development of the Dish/Stirling Systems at Plataforma Solar de Almerı´a,” Proc. of 10th Int. Stirling Engine Conf. Osnabru¨ck, Germany. Heller, P., Baumu¨ller, A., and Schiel, W., 2000, “Eurodish–The Next Milestone to Decrease the Costs of Dish/Stirling Systems Towards...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2002, 124(2): 189–197.
Published Online: April 24, 2002
... . Manuscript received by the ASME Solar Energy Division, October 2000; final revision, November 2001. Associate Editor: T. Mancini. 01 October 2000 01 November 2001 24 04 2002 solar heating solar absorber-convertors micromechanical devices Stirling engines fuel solar energy...
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Article Type: Discussions
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2000, 122(4): 208.
Published Online: November 1, 2000
...Kh. Kh. Makhkamov; D. B. Ingham [S0199-6231(00)00804-2] Stirling engines solar power solar heating thermal analysis losses solar absorber-convertors Prieto et al. 1 propose a generic equation which should be applied to a wide variety of known kinematic Stirling Engines...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Discussions
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2000, 122(4): 207.
Published Online: September 1, 2000
... revision, Sept. 2000. Associated Technical Editor: T. R. Mancini. 01 June 2000 01 Sept 2000 solar absorber-convertors Stirling engines losses Stirling engine based units are considered among the most effective alternatives for future solar applications at low power range...