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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2022, 144(6): 061010.
Paper No: SOL-22-1084
Published Online: June 24, 2022
...Julia Haltiwanger Nicodemus; Joshua Smith; Alexander Holme; Sarah Johnson; Kyle Petitt The effect of the pitch of a copper coil heat exchanger immersed in a hot water storage tank on heat transfer from the storage tank to the heat exchanger working fluid is investigated. The storage tank...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2022, 144(5): 051009.
Paper No: SOL-21-1169
Published Online: May 10, 2022
... is kept constant. The channel design that gives the best performance was further investigated by incorporating a sinusoidal wavy absorber having variable wavy roughness parameters. The flow and heat transfer characteristics have been evaluated in terms of friction factor (f) and Nusselt number per unit...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061009.
Paper No: SOL-21-1004
Published Online: June 15, 2021
...Eydhah Almatrafi; Abdul Khaliq A solar powered trigeneration system consisting of tower solar collector, Kalina cycle with the heat exchanger, and ejector-absorption refrigeration cycle is proposed to produce refrigeration below freezing, electricity, and process heat, simultaneously. Simulation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061005.
Paper No: SOL-21-1063
Published Online: June 1, 2021
...M. Keith Sharp This study tests the feasibility of a more climate-friendly approach to space conditioning. This new strategy (called Ambient House) employs thermal mass in conjunction with ambient sources of heat and cold to maintain indoor temperature within a comfortable range with no auxiliary...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-20-1320
Published Online: April 23, 2021
...Moulay Ahmed Janan; Mohamed Taqi; Hamid Chakir In this work, we demonstrate the improvement of thermal performances of a heat pipe parabolic trough solar collector by optimizing the annulus space, between the evaporator and the glass envelope, and using an appropriate filling gas. We compared...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2021, 143(5): 051002.
Paper No: SOL-20-1054
Published Online: February 12, 2021
...Amin Shahsavar; Seyed Amin Bagherzadeh; Masoud Afrand In this study, an attempt is made to assess the feasibility of several machine learning techniques for forecasting the energetic performance of a hybrid renewable energy unit consisting of an earth-air heat exchanger (EAX) and a building...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2021, 143(4): 041007.
Paper No: SOL-20-1002
Published Online: February 1, 2021
... min at the end. The state of equilibrium is that in which the mass of the product between two successive weighs remains constant. To obtain the dry matter (DM) of the product, it is placed in an oven heated at 105 °C for 24 h. The equipment should be prepared 30 min before introducing the tray...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2021, 143(3): 031011.
Paper No: SOL-20-1207
Published Online: October 27, 2020
... been primarily solved in the steady state. While the second has been solved by considering transient variations in the environmental or operating conditions, but with a heat conduction model in steady state. To the best of our knowledge, there are no analytical transient two-dimensional (2D) (r, φ...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2020, 142(5): 051009.
Paper No: SOL-19-1436
Published Online: March 26, 2020
...Gaurav Saxena; M.K. Gaur The present experimentation work discloses drying of hygroscopic crops under the new concept of solar-assisted greenhouse type dryer integrated with evacuated tube water heating system to control and maintain the temperature of the greenhouse environment according...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2020, 142(5): 051011.
Paper No: SOL-19-1374
Published Online: March 26, 2020
...Dhananjay Kumar; Laljee Prasad The use of artificial roughness is an efficient and commercial way to appreciate the thermal performance from the collector to the air in solar air heater ducts, for numerous applications such as space-heating, crop-drying, and seasoning of timber industrial purpose...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2020, 142(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-19-1406
Published Online: March 26, 2020
... efficiency energy environment heating measurement renewable simulation sustainability Renewable energy is a topic of interest due to global energy consumption growing at an alarming rate. Within the last 20 years, building energy consumption in developed countries has grown overall usage...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031005.
Paper No: SOL-18-1587
Published Online: January 21, 2020
...Moulay Ahmed Janan; Mohamed Taqi; Hamid Chakir This work reports the design, numerical modeling, and optimization of a new solar water heater using a heat pipe parabolic trough collector (HPPTC) with low concentration ratio. The heat pipe evaporator is positioned on the focal axis of the reflector...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031007.
Paper No: SOL-19-1011
Published Online: January 21, 2020
...Neeraj Mehla; Manoj Kumar; Avadhesh Yadav This manuscript has been presented to evaluate the annual performance of evacuated tube solar air collector (ETSAC) by using phase change material (PCM). The PCM (acetamide) simultaneously stores and exchange the heat to the air amid day hours. The heat...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031011.
Paper No: SOL-19-1220
Published Online: January 21, 2020
... of heat transfer of air, the solar-assisted air heater has low thermal performance which can be improved by creating local turbulence using surface roughness on the heat transferring plate. The present investigation has been conducted to perceive the influence of the curved-ribbed element with gap on flow...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2020, 142(2): 021007.
Paper No: SOL-19-1160
Published Online: October 23, 2019
... of heating buildings built in the colder regions of the country. To address this gap, the present work focuses on the thermal behavior of social housing in the regions of Mexico with cold semi-arid climate. We found that thermal discomfort inside houses is primarily driven by low temperatures. We calculated...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011012.
Paper No: SOL-18-1490
Published Online: September 6, 2019
...S. M. Shalaby; A. E. Kabeel; E. El-Bialy; M. K. Elfakharany Low thermal conductivity is the main drawback of using paraffin wax as a latent heat thermal storage material in the solar air heater (SAH). In order to overcome this drawback, an absorber plate with extended surfaces through the paraffin...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2019, 141(1): 011007.
Paper No: SOL-18-1006
Published Online: September 14, 2018
...Rajneesh Kumar; Anoop Kumar; Varun Goel The ribbed three-dimensional solar air heater (SAH) model is numerically investigated to estimate flow and heat transfer through it. The numerical analysis is based on finite volume approach, and the set of flow governing equations has been solved...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2019, 141(1): 011004.
Paper No: SOL-17-1463
Published Online: August 20, 2018
...Zhiyong Li; Xinglong Ma; Yunsheng Zhao; Hongfei Zheng A solar heating system in greenhouse driven by Fresnel lens concentrator is built in this study. This system uses a soil thermal storage for greenhouse to supply heat in the absence of sunlight, ensuring the safety of the growth of crops...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2018, 140(6): 061014.
Paper No: SOL-18-1172
Published Online: July 24, 2018
... = computational fluid dynamics ETSC = evacuated tube solar collector FPC = flat plate collector HTF = heat transfer fluid SWH = solar water heater 3D = three-dimensional Nondimensional Numbers ST = stratification number References [1] Hussain , A. , Arif...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2018, 140(6): 061011.
Paper No: SOL-18-1113
Published Online: July 9, 2018
...Yash Kashyap; Apurva Singh; Y. Raja Sekhar In this study, the exergetic performance of a flat plate solar collector (FPSC) setup with ZnO-based ethylene glycol (EG)/water nanofluid as a working fluid has been evaluated against that of EG/water. As a passive means to augment the rate of heat...