Advances in Solar Energy Technology: Volume 3 Heating, by H.P. Garg

By H.P. Garg

This quantity is the 3rd within the sequence of the publication entitled, 'Advances in solar power Technology'. the aim of writting this a number of quantity ebook is to supply all of the correct most recent details within the box of solar power (Applied in addition to theoretical) to function the simplest resource fabric at one position. makes an attempt are made to debate subject matters extensive to aid either the scholars (undergraduate, pos- graduate, study students) and the pros (consulting, layout, contracting firms). The 3rd quantity discusses the heating, agricultural and photovo1taic functions of solar power. bankruptcy 1 offers with sunlight cookers, one of many very important program region for constructing nations. After discussing the background of sun cookers, 8 forms of direct sunlight cookers, sorts of field sunlight cookers and varieties of complicated sun cookers are mentioned intimately. The functionality experiences carri~d out on direct variety and on field style sun cookers also are provided. A try process for score a field sort sunlight cooker is usually brought. the restrictions and merits of assorted cookers are mentioned in short within the bankruptcy. Desalinated water for consuming reasons, for commercial and agricultural functions is needed. the subject of sunlight Distillation is mentioned intimately in bankruptcy . sunlight Distillation has a protracted background and during this bankruptcy quite a few form of sunlight stills like traditional sun nonetheless, tilted tray sunlight nonetheless, wick kind sunlight nonetheless, a number of impression diffusion sunlight nonetheless, multistage flash distillation, etc.

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After removal from the die, strips of aluminium foil are pasted on the surface. Another simple cooker is suggested by Von Oppen[49] and he named it as Sun basket. The sunbasket is basically a paraboloic mirror made from paper mache, reinforced by a layer of jute fabric and held in place by a bamboo frame. The reflector lining is aluminium foil which is glued on the inner side of the basket. For fabricating the sun basket a mound of cement concrete of paraboloidical shape is made on the ground which is done with the help of a plywood frame of parabolic shape, previously fabricated which is revolved on the masonry work while still soft.

The Solar CHAPTER! collector is at a fixed tilt angle of 45 degrees, and is supported on a single pivot pipe that can be fixed into the ground, or mounted on a cross stand . The entire cooker is pointed towards the point of sunrise all morning and the point of sunset all afternoon. 22. FLAT-PLATE COLLECTOR TYPE SOLAR STEAM COOKER. the collector position can be done, but is not essential, except in poor weather. The solar collector always contains some water, about one cup of water being added each evening to replace the water that has boiled away.

Steam is produced within an hour of sunrise and will continue to be produced for the rest of the day as along as the sun shines on the collector. Because the cooking pot is located above the collector, the same condensate returns by gravity flow and boils up again. The entire cooker can be cleaned by flushing the water through the cooker by opening the gate valve provided at the bottom of the collector. This solar cooker can be used for cooking or boiling of cereals, rice, potatoes, dal, vegetables, etc.

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