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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng.
Paper No: SOL-23-1262
Published Online: July 2, 2024
... limits than the molten salts used in traditional concentrated solar power systems. A key component in particle-based TES systems is the containment silo for the high-temperature (> 1100 °C) particles. This study combined experimental testing and computational modeling methods to design...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2025, 147(1): 011003.
Paper No: SOL-24-1009
Published Online: June 13, 2024
... pipe technology. The evaluation is conducted through MATLAB code to assess the system's capability to fulfill the electricity and heating demands of residential buildings. The model's reliability is affirmed by comparing it with experimental data from a PVT panel tested in Sydney, exploring...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2024, 146(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-23-1167
Published Online: May 15, 2024
... fluid flow measurement solar testing wind aerodynamics wind load atmospheric turbulence Australian Renewable Energy Agency 10.13039/501100005105 1-SRI002 Solar Energy Technologies Program 10.13039/100006115 DE-EE00038488/38714 Heliostats are exposed to atmospheric...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2024, 146(5): 051004.
Paper No: SOL-23-1279
Published Online: April 23, 2024
.... 500 – 511 . 10.1016/j.solener.2005.04.015 [23] Ebert , M. , Amsbeck , L. , Buck , R. , Rheinländer , J. , Schlögl-Knothe , B. , Schmitz , S. , Sibum , M. , Stadler , H. , and Uhlig , R. , 2018 , “ First On-Sun Tests of a Centrifugal Particle Receiver...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2024, 146(3): 031008.
Paper No: SOL-22-1271
Published Online: December 11, 2023
... airflow. A novel design configuration was constructed and tested in the eastern Algeria climate (El Oued city) for drying potatoes. We aimed to present a test of the thermal performance of the novel dryer and use only clean energy sources for evaluating the drying efficiency. Under real climatic...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2023, 145(6): 061012.
Paper No: SOL-22-1280
Published Online: October 4, 2023
... to and monitored in a range of relevant environments. These test conditions include outdoor test settings and several controlled laboratory environments. These samples have been rigorously individually characterized using a series of reflectance measurements, visual inspections and, in some cases, in-depth...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2023, 145(2): 021013.
Paper No: SOL-22-1167
Published Online: September 30, 2022
... The experimentation is performed in once through the duct as depicted in Fig. 2 , consisting of the intake, test, and exit sections. The duct incorporates an orifice meter, measures the mass flow rate of air, a control valve, and three-phase centrifugal blowers connected through a flexible hose. The entry section...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2022, 144(4): 044501.
Paper No: SOL-21-1339
Published Online: March 18, 2022
... transfer coefficients of NaCl-KCl-ZnCl 2 (molar fraction: 13.8–41.9–44.3%) inside tubes has been accomplished to find the most suitable heat transfer correlations. Experience of salt processing and operation of the high-temperature heat transfer test system was obtained. Two correlations, Dittus-Boelter...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2022, 144(1): 011002.
Paper No: SOL-21-1018
Published Online: July 9, 2021
... module PV system is first modeled and then validated through field-testing to determine the theoretical and experimental maximum power point (MPP) voltage and current output. The solar photovoltaic module model has an average percent difference of 12% compared to the field-testing results. The FESS...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2021, 143(1): 011006.
Paper No: SOL-20-1103
Published Online: July 1, 2020
...% and 45.4% for the double-pass collector at 30, 50, and 70 mm bed heights and airflow rate of 0.043 kg/(s m 2 ), respectively. The thermohydraulic efficiency, temperature difference, and perforated cover surface temperature were analyzed at each test and their effects on the system performance were...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2021, 143(1): 011001.
Paper No: SOL-19-1234
Published Online: June 11, 2020
... agreement with those in the experiments. An experimental test of a volumetric ceramic receiver was conducted, and the results indicate the availability and applicability of the high-flux solar simulator when carrying out studies about solar receivers. References [1] Dutta , P. , 2017 , “ High...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051012.
Paper No: SOL-17-1159
Published Online: June 18, 2018
... that energy saving potential of the light pipe could be quantified. This paper deals with experimental validation of three existing semi-empirical models for light pipes with different aspect ratios, installed on a windowless test room, at IIT Delhi, New Delhi. Two new semi-empirical models based...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051004.
Paper No: SOL-17-1375
Published Online: May 7, 2018
... Sustainability System Testing Thermal power Thermodynamics In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change, the implementation of noncarbon based energy systems is essential. In Canada, for example, 17% of the total energy use is from the residential sector, 82% of which...
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Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2018, 140(4): 045001.
Paper No: SOL-18-1003
Published Online: April 13, 2018
... Simulator Design and Test ,” Google, Mountain View, CA, accessed Mar. 30, 2018, https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lqRgKHpvcR0BtD4wzhvrSZAdE32KKwI4 [20] Bender+ Wirth , 2017, “ PGJX 50 Lampholder From Bender and Wirth ,” Bender+Wirth, Kierspe, Germany, accessed Dec. 5, 2017, http://bender...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2018, 140(3): 031008.
Paper No: SOL-17-1259
Published Online: March 13, 2018
... inner tube is wound by a spiral structure is proposed in to achieve a more cost-effective solar trough concentrating system for solar desalination. The sealing stress between inner and outer tube is analyzed and the thermal performance is tested. The results showed that the evacuated tube could...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2018, 140(1): 014503.
Paper No: SOL-17-1074
Published Online: November 14, 2017
... Energy Measurement Photovoltaics Simulation Solar System Testing Three grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays were constructed on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Gaithersburg, MD, with construction finishing around July 2012. This location is 32 km...