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Title: Performance prediction for a triangular built-in-storage-type solar water heater with transparent insulation
Authors: Prakash, J
Kaushik, S C
R Kumar
Garg, H P
Keywords: solar water heater
transparent insulation
mild winter
Issue Date: 1994
Citation: Energy, 19(8), 869-877p.
Abstract: In this paper, the design of a triangular built-in storage-type solar water heater with transparent insulation on the top and sides is studied under various operating conditions. The transient performance of the system is studied by using a finite-difference forward time-step marching technique. The thickness of the transparent insulation is also optimized for the best performance of the system. The numerical results for mild winter conditions in Delhi show that the system with transparent insulation performs better than conventional water heater with movable insulation.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/2404
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