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Title: Solar cooker

Abstract

A solar unit is described comprising a solar oven having an open end. A generally concave parabolic main reflector is joined to the oven to move therewith and reflect solar radiation away from the oven. The main reflector has a central opening to the oven open end, a generally parabolic convex secondary reflector for reflecting the radiation from the main reflector through the central opening to the open end of the oven, means for mounting the secondary reflector on the main reflector for movement, a frame, and means for mounting the oven on the frame for adjustable movement relative to the frame. This permits adjusting the angular position relative to the earth. The last mentioned means includes means for supporting the oven including first and second pairs of pivot members that respectively have a fist pivot axis and a second pivot axis that extends perpendicular to the first pivot axis. The oven extends between each of the first pivot members and each of the second pivot members.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5831085
Patent Number(s):
US 4696285
Assignee:
NOV; NOV-87-084289; EDB-88-000792
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 15 Nov 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR COOKERS; DESIGN; PARABOLIC DISH REFLECTORS; FASTENERS; POSITIONING; REFLECTION; SOLAR RADIATION; SUPPORTS; EQUIPMENT; MECHANICAL STRUCTURES; PARABOLIC REFLECTORS; RADIATIONS; SOLAR CONCENTRATORS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR REFLECTORS; STELLAR RADIATION; 140909* - Solar Thermal Utilization- Miscellaneous Solar Applications- (1980-)

Citation Formats

Zwach, D M. Solar cooker. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Zwach, D M. Solar cooker. United States.
Zwach, D M. Tue . "Solar cooker". United States.
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title = {Solar cooker},
author = {Zwach, D M},
abstractNote = {A solar unit is described comprising a solar oven having an open end. A generally concave parabolic main reflector is joined to the oven to move therewith and reflect solar radiation away from the oven. The main reflector has a central opening to the oven open end, a generally parabolic convex secondary reflector for reflecting the radiation from the main reflector through the central opening to the open end of the oven, means for mounting the secondary reflector on the main reflector for movement, a frame, and means for mounting the oven on the frame for adjustable movement relative to the frame. This permits adjusting the angular position relative to the earth. The last mentioned means includes means for supporting the oven including first and second pairs of pivot members that respectively have a fist pivot axis and a second pivot axis that extends perpendicular to the first pivot axis. The oven extends between each of the first pivot members and each of the second pivot members.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {9}
}