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Title: Inverted flat plate solar collector. Final report

Construction and testing of an inverted flat plate solar collector are described. Heat transfer and economic analysis were performed to optimize the collector design. The newly designed collector was tested against two other flat plate collectors and the results and comparison of efficiencies are presented. (BCS)
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5788523
Report Number(s):
DOE/R3/06057-T1
ON: DE85009259
DOE Contract Number:
FG43-79R306057
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Microfiche only, copy does not permit paper copy reproduction
Research Org:
Brown (Michael A.), Columbia, MD (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; FLAT PLATE COLLECTORS; DESIGN; EFFICIENCY; TESTING; COST; FLOW RATE; GLAZING; INSOLATION; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; ORIENTATION; PYRANOMETERS; SOLAR ABSORBERS; SOLAR REFLECTORS; TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT; COVERINGS; EQUIPMENT; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; SOLAR COLLECTORS; SOLAR CONCENTRATORS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT 141000* -- Solar Collectors & Concentrators