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Some Aspects of a PV/T Collector/Forced Circulation Flat Plate Solar Water Heater With Solar Cells
Solar energy is mainly utilized via two routes---thermal and electrical. Two forms of energy are generated by two separate systems. The present work is about the study of a system which combines thermal and photovoltaic ...
Experimental design and computer simulation of multi-effect humidification (MEH)-dehumidification solar distillation
In this paper, the experimental design and computer simulation model of a multi-effect humidification/dehumidification (MEH) solar desalination system has been presented. The pilot plant on MEH was designed, fabricated and ...
Renewable energy education:challenges and problems in developing countries
Development and dissemination of efficient and economic techniques of harnessing new and renewable sources of energy to bridge the ever increasing gap between the energy demand and supply in developing countries is a ...
Renewable energy education for technicians/mechanic
Some of the issues relating to renewable energy education are highlighted. Outlines of proposed coursecurricula for certificate and Diploma level courses are briefly presented and discussed.
Economic Design of a Rock Bed Storage Device for Storing Solar Thermal Energy
This study deals with the optimization of design and operational parameters of a rock bed thermal energy storage device coupled to a two pass single cover solar air heater, i.e., charging time $ rock bed size (flow length, ...
Transient analysis of a triangular built-in-storage solar water heater under winter conditions
In this paper, the performance of a triangular built-in-storage solar water heater under winter conditions has been studied. The triangular cross-section of the system results in higher solar gain and enhances the natural ...
Study of a hybrid solar system—solar air heater combined with solar cells
In a conventional solar thermal system, electrical energy is needed to circulate the fluid. This energy is supplied by an electrical source. A hybrid system, a combination of thermal and photovoltaic systems can generate ...
Performance prediction for a triangular built-in-storage-type solar water heater with transparent insulation
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 ...
Optimization of solar air heaters of different designs
The optimum flow channel depth and mass flow rate in 10 different designs of solar air heaters have been obtained. The design variations considered are flat absorber type with and without cover glazings; single, double and ...
An attempt to present briefly some important aspects of energy-education as an emerging discipline is made in this paper. Suggestions concerning the evolvement of an effective approach for energy-education at all levels ...