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Title: Convective mass transfer in a double-condensing chamber and a conventional solar still
Authors: Aggarwal, Shruti
Tiwari, G N
Keywords: Solar distillation
Mass transfer
Issue Date: 1998
Citation: Desalination, 115(2), 181-188
Abstract: In this communication an attempt has been made to develop the convective mass transfer relation for a doublecondensing chamber solar still (DCS) and a single-sloped conventional solar still (CSS) for different operating temperature ranges. Rigorous experimentations were carried out, on both the DCS and CSS during 1996-97. The experimental data have been used to discover C and n in Nu = C (Gr.Pr)" by applying linear regression analysis. Based on the results, it is inferred that (1) the order of C and n are the same as proposed by Dunkle [1] for low operating temperature ranges and (2) the value of C and n changes for operating temperatures other than Dunkle's.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/584
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