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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2019, 141(6): 061006.
Paper No: SOL-18-1306
Published Online: May 28, 2019
... small-medium scale air purification system for cities using a kind of solar thermal panels by inducing local convective currents intended to be used in parks, housing estates, or similar urban places providing a local improvement of the quality of the air. The main difficulty which arose when attempting...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011004.
Published Online: November 1, 2011
... stagnation conditions for 35 kW solar radiative power input under mean solar concentration ratios of 2000 suns and nominal temperatures up to 1600 K. A heat transfer model coupling radiation, conduction, and convection is formulated by Monte Carlo ray-tracing, finite volume, and finite element techniques...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041009.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... and convection heat transfers in the semitransparent particle suspension and the chemical reaction. It was used to predict the temperature distribution and the reaction extent inside the cavity, as well as the theoretical thermochemical efficiency for different operational conditions. The simulations...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031020.
Published Online: August 5, 2011
... fluent for a heliostat field and a dish concentrator, which are validated by comparison to results from delsol and the ray-tracing code asap , respectively. 12 05 2011 17 05 2011 05 08 2011 05 08 2011 boundary layers computational fluid dynamics confined flow convection...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031014.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... through using a heat exchanger to indirectly heat pressurized air. Gas-cooled receivers can be divided into two basic technologies. In tube based solar receivers, thermal energy is transferred to air through convection with the heated tube wall. This limits receiver efficiency since the tube wall needs to...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031015.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... vacuum and thereafter suffer from significant convective heat loss. An alternative to this design is to use a vacuum pump to actively maintain low pressure in a long section of absorber with a continuous vacuum jacket. A detailed thermal model of such a configuration is needed to inform design efforts...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2011, 133(2): 021002.
Published Online: March 22, 2011
...Luis M. Candanedo; Andreas Athienitis; Kwang-Wook Park This paper presents an experimental study for the development of convective heat transfer correlations for an open loop air-based building-integrated photovoltaic/thermal (BIPV/T) system. The BIPV/T system absorbs solar energy on the top...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031017.
Published Online: June 29, 2010
... absorption efficiency and pumping power requirement. The 2D steady-state energy conservation equation coupling radiation, convection, and conduction heat transfer is formulated and solved numerically by finite volume techniques. The Monte Carlo ray-tracing and radiosity methods are applied to establish the...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031001.
Published Online: June 10, 2009
... methodology is presented for the numerical simulation of the flow and heat transfer that determine the thermal behavior of simplified building envelopes. This is dominated by a conjugate heat transfer approach, which involves conduction, convection, solar heat gains, ambient temperature variation, and the...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2008, 130(2): 024502.
Published Online: March 10, 2008
...Anil Kr. Tiwari; G. N. Tiwari Effects of condensing cover inclination and water depth on the convective heat transfer coefficient and yield have been studied for a passive solar still. Three solar stills with an effective basin area of 1 m 2 each have been studied for three inclinations of...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2007, 129(4): 423–430.
Published Online: May 15, 2007
... cavity is studied with a two-dimensional CFD model. The realizable k ‐ ε model is used to simulate the turbulent flow and convective heat transfer in the cavity, including buoyancy effect and long-wave radiation between boundary surfaces is also modeled. A particle image velocimetry (PIV) system is...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2006, 128(3): 265–274.
Published Online: March 23, 2006
..., comprising nongray radiative heat transfer, convection, and conduction is the basis of the external window cooling design. In addition to high-temperature testing with window cooling in operation, solar tests at lower temperatures with no window cooling were conducted to verify the thermodynamic receiver...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2006, 128(2): 213–225.
Published Online: September 12, 2005
...Philippe Lauret; Frédéric Miranville; Harry Boyer; François Garde; Laetitia Adelard This paper deals with the application of Bayesian methods to the estimation of two convective heat-transfer coefficients of a roof-mounted radiant barrier system. As part of an empirical validation of the thermal...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 102–108.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... concentrated solar irradiation and undergo endothermic reduction by CH 4 at above 1300 K. The analysis includes coupling to conduction/convection heat transfer and chemical kinetics. A calculation of the apparent absorptivity indicates the cavity’s approach to a blackbody absorber, for either diffuse or...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 117–124.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... convective flow which drives pressure staged turbines to generate electricity. The paper presents theory, practical experience, and economy of solar updraft towers: First a simplified theory of the solar tower is described. Then results from designing, building and operating a small scale prototype in Spain...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2004, 126(2): 781–788.
Published Online: May 4, 2004
.... Kribus. 01 January 2003 01 November 2003 04 05 2004 solar heating ventilation space cooling temperature measurement velocity measurement convection Conventional ventilation and cooling systems are based on mechanical components (pumps, compressors, blowers) that...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2002, 124(3): 311–314.
Published Online: August 1, 2002
...Irene De Paul Thermal and productivity measurements and flow visualization experiences were performed on a real scale module of a basin type solar still, whose geometry and thermal conditions could be changed in a controlled way. The convective stage was studied with the aim of acquiring...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2002, 124(3): 250–255.
Published Online: August 1, 2002
...B. J. Brinkworth In a PV cooling duct, heat transfer from the heated side to the cooling air flow takes place partly by convection at the walls and partly by radiation exchange between them. A method is developed for representing these effects in combination, avoiding the uncertainties and...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2001, 123(3): 244–250.
Published Online: May 1, 2001
... induced from convective and radiative cooling on one side, and convective cooling on the other, resulting in two coalescing freeze fronts. The effects of cyclic solar flux, cyclic sky temperature, and cyclic fluid temperature on the freeze front progression of one side of the slab and freeze time for...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Solar Scenery
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2001, 123(3): 178.
Published Online: January 1, 2001
... predominantly sodium chloride (NaCl). The surface convective zone, main gradient zone, and bottom convective zone are approximately 0.6 m, 1.4 m, and 1.2 m, respectively. The project, located on the property of Bruce Foods, Inc., was initiated in 1983 in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Since...
Topics: Solar energy