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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011010.
Paper No: SOL-19-1032
Published Online: September 3, 2019
...Dara Khalid Khidhir; Soorkeu A. Atrooshi The principle of solar chimney power plant (SCPP) is based on harvesting the thermal spectrum of solar radiation and converting it to mechanical energy by the means of a collector, a wind turbine, and a chimney. In this work, a number of experiments were...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2019, 141(3): 031004.
Paper No: SOL-18-1076
Published Online: October 1, 2018
...Fifi N. M. Elwekeel; Antar M. M. Abdala; Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman The effects of collector roughness shape on the performance of solar chimney power plant were investigated in this study. The roughness shapes of triangular, curved, and square grooves were chosen and were compared to smooth case...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051006.
Paper No: SOL-17-1113
Published Online: May 29, 2018
... collectors are generally placed) to the bottom (inside the homes), and then the use of expensive and voluminous tanks so characteristic of current thermosyphons driven by natural convection is no longer needed. Building Heating Solar Solar chimney The object of this work is to explore a...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2018, 140(2): 024502.
Paper No: SOL-17-1328
Published Online: January 31, 2018
...Xinping Zhou; Yangyang Xu This technical brief develops a theoretical model of all the pressure losses in the solar chimney power plant (SCPP, also called solar updraft power plant) and analyzes the pressure losses for different chimney internal stiffening appurtenance (SA) structures, different...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2017, 139(4): 041012.
Paper No: SOL-17-1001
Published Online: June 8, 2017
...Xinping Zhou; Yangyang Xu; Yaxiong Hou In this paper, a theoretical model of solar chimney power plants (SCPPs) is presented based on compressible ideal gas law assumptions. The theoretical optimal turbine pressure drop factors (TPDFs) for constant and nonconstant densities (CD and NCD) are studied...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2017, 139(3): 031001.
Paper No: SOL-16-1227
Published Online: January 16, 2017
...David Park; Francine Battaglia A solar chimney is a natural ventilation technique that has potential to save energy consumption as well as to maintain the air quality in a building. However, studies of buildings are often challenging due to their large sizes. The objective of this study was to...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2016, 138(5): 051004.
Paper No: SOL-15-1303
Published Online: July 19, 2016
... Instrument Accuracy Range Error Temperature sensor ±0.5 °C −10 to 125 °C 0.2% Anemometer ± 0.2 m/s 0.2–10 m/s 3% Pyranometer ± 6 W/m 2 0–1500 W/m 2 5% Thermometer ±1 °C 0–100 °C 5% Renewable Solar Solar chimney Solar cooker Indrajit et al. [ 13...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2015, 137(6): 061006.
Paper No: SOL-15-1135
Published Online: September 29, 2015
...David Park; Francine Battaglia The solar chimney is a natural ventilation technique that has the potential to save energy use in buildings as well as maintain comfortable indoor quality. The objective of the current study was to examine the effects of the wall-solar chimney on airflow distribution...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2015, 137(3): 031009.
Paper No: SOL-13-1131
Published Online: June 1, 2015
... UILDING E NERGY C ONSERVATION . Manuscript received May 5, 2013; final manuscript received November 30, 2014; published online January 8, 2015. Assoc. Editor: Yves Gagnon. 05 05 2013 30 11 2014 08 01 2015 Fig. 1 Schematic concept of the solar chimney using the diffuser type...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2014, 136(1): 011008.
Paper No: SOL-12-1197
Published Online: July 16, 2013
.... Assoc. Editor: Yves Gagnon. 10 08 2012 15 05 2013 In order to create interior multiclimate zones suitable for plant cultivation in a solar chimney project proposed for the World Horticultural Exposition 2016 in China, the numerical investigation is performed to a solar chimney with...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2013, 135(1): 011011.
Paper No: SOL-11-1252
Published Online: August 9, 2012
... online August 9, 2012. Assoc. Editor: Werner Platzer. 22 11 2011 06 06 2012 In the current study, the performance analysis of a solar chimney power plant expected to provide off-grid electric power demand for villages located in Iranian central regions is presented. High annual...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2013, 135(1): 011009.
Paper No: SOL-11-1182
Published Online: August 9, 2012
...Charline Seytier; Mohammad H. Naraghi None of the aforementioned works used the spectral radiative model in their analysis. They mostly used a combined τ α value, described in Ref. [ 11 ], to estimate the solar energy absorbed by the solar chimney surface. It is well known that...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2013, 135(1): 011005.
Paper No: SOL-10-1167
Published Online: August 9, 2012
...J. Arce; J. P. Xamán; G. Álvarez; M. J. Jiménez; R. Enríquez; M. R. Heras In this paper we present a theoretical study of a small solar chimney. The dimensions of the solar chimney channel are 1.95 m high, 1.70 m wide, and 0.24 m deep. The channel of the solar chimney has in its backside a...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2006, 128(3): 312–317.
Published Online: January 27, 2006
...Carl F. Kirstein; Theodor W. von Backström A solar chimney power plant consists of a large greenhouse-type collector surrounding a tall chimney. The air, heated within the collector, passes through an inlet guide vane (IGV)cascade and then through a transition section to a turbine that powers a...