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Lumped Components Modeling of Double Pass Solar Collector with Porous Matrixes

Kareem, M. W. and Habib, Khairul and Gilani, Syed Ihtsham-ul-Haq (2013) Lumped Components Modeling of Double Pass Solar Collector with Porous Matrixes. [Citation Index Journal]

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Abstract

In this report, the modeling and simulation of a double pass solar air absorber was carried out using combination of Simscape and Simulink modeling tools. The solar system air mass flow rate and the porous media were critically investigated by using local weather data of Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia. Optimal inlet air flow rate of 0.034kgm-2s-1 was obtained and one of the packed beds, sandstone extended the thermal transfer period of solar collector system by 1150s which displayed good agreement with the reported model and experimental outcomes. The results obtained have shown that it is a promising alternative tool for solar thermal experimentation modeling.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Impact Factor:0.25
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Mechanical Engineering - Energy - Sustainable energy - Solar power
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Mechanical Engineering
Mission Oriented Research > Energy
ID Code:10578
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email khairul.habib@petronas.com.my
Deposited On:16 Dec 2013 23:47
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:21

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