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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011004.
Published Online: November 1, 2011
... finite element analysis finite volume methods gas turbines heat conduction Monte Carlo methods ray tracing solar power In previous publications [( 1 ), 2 ] we reported on a novel design of an air-based pressurized solar receiver for power generation via solar-driven gas turbines. The main...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031015.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... of parabolic trough receivers, and the simulation results correspond well with experimental measurements. 06 05 2011 11 05 2011 28 07 2011 28 07 2011 computational fluid dynamics convection design engineering flow simulation heat conduction heat losses heat radiation Monte...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031017.
Published Online: June 29, 2010
... 06 2010 29 06 2010 cavity resonators convection heat conduction heat transfer Monte Carlo methods solar absorber-convertors solar radiation Cavity-receivers are typically used in point-focusing solar concentrating systems (e.g., dishes and towers) to efficiently capture...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 034502.
Published Online: June 21, 2010
... 06 2010 21 06 2010 confined flow flow simulation heat conduction heat exchangers numerical analysis thermal stores immersed heat exchanger negatively buoyant flow Many solar water storage tanks use an immersed heat exchanger to charge and/or discharge the tank...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2009, 131(4): 041010.
Published Online: September 22, 2009
... estimation by inversion of a linear heat conduction model. It is shown that unknown sources are the output of a linear and invariant state model whose inputs are measured temperatures within the PCM. Enthalpy-temperature functions, as well as parameters derived from heat capacities, transition temperatures...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031001.
Published Online: June 10, 2009
... convection energy conservation external flows flow simulation heat conduction heat radiation numerical analysis structural engineering building thermal simulation solar heat gains envelope cooling CFD In the recent ASHRAE presidential address, the importance of improving understanding...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2006, 128(3): 354–359.
Published Online: March 31, 2006
... in the collector and heat conduction in the flow direction through the air and the materials of the collector could be neglected. The maximum differences in outlet temperature and collector efficiency for constant flow rate between the analysis and the experiment were 1.8 ° C and 6% of the collector efficiency...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2006, 128(2): 178–188.
Published Online: September 6, 2005
... materials numerical analysis forced convection natural convection heat conduction thermal energy storage Warm and desert climates are characterized by rather high temperatures during the daytime, and in order to provide thermal comfort conditions inside buildings air conditioners are usually...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 58–68.
Published Online: March 16, 2005
... transfer functions (CTFs) have long been used to predict transient heat conduction in such programs. Phase changes often do not occur at a single temperature, but do so over a range of temperatures. The phase change energy can be represented by an elevated heat capacity over the temperature range during...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 425–429.
Published Online: February 9, 2005
.... The model, hence, allows for a fast estimate of the influence of these parameters on the reactor performance. 12 07 2004 09 02 2005 solar power solar energy concentrators chemical reactors radiative transfer heat conduction chemical reactions solar absorber-convertors solar...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 102–108.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... power input: 7% reflected at the window, 23% re-radiated through the aperture, 4% needed for heating N 2 , and 66% lost by heat conduction through the insulation. 4 Calculated and measured temperature distribution along the cavity wall. The baseline configuration was used...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 153–155.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... Division of THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS . Manuscript received by the ASME Solar Division; July 2, 2003; final revision July 7, 2004. Associate Editor: M. Krarti. 02 July 2003 07 July 2004 07 02 2005 solar absorber-convertors heat conduction solar heating...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2002, 124(1): 17–21.
Published Online: May 1, 2001
... of precipitation, soil type, foundation insulation, water table depth, and freezing on the heat transfer from the building foundation. Comparisons are made with a simple heat conduction model to illustrate the dependency of the soil thermal conductivity on moisture content. Deru, M., and Kirkpatrick, A., 2001...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2002, 124(1): 10–16.
Published Online: May 1, 2001
... terms: heat conduction, vapor driven by temperature gradients, vapor driven by matric potential gradients, and liquid convection at depths of z =−0.35 m and −0.95 m. A positive value represents heat flow into the ground from the atmosphere. At z =−0.35 m, the maximum heat flux into the ground...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2001, 123(1): 18–29.
Published Online: December 1, 2000
...Pirawas Chuangchid; Moncef Krarti General semi-analytical solutions for the steady-state heat conduction problems for circular and three-dimensional rectangular slab-on-grade floors with uniform insulation are presented. The soil temperature field, and the total slab heat loss are presented...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2000, 122(4): 176–182.
Published Online: September 1, 2000
... by heat conduction through the central rod to an attached circular disk radiator where heat is ultimately radiated to deep space. The external surfaces of the conduction rod (not in contact with the canister) and the radiator are insulated except for the circular disk radiating surface. A shutter door...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2000, 122(2): 69–83.
Published Online: May 1, 2000
...Pirawas Chuangchid; Moncef Krarti, Ph.D., P.E. Analytical solutions for steady-periodic ground-coupled heat conduction problems for cylindrical and three-dimensional rectangular slab-on-grade floors beneath refrigerated structures with uniform and partial insulation are presented in this paper...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2000, 122(1): 30–34.
Published Online: February 1, 2000
... solar heating natural convection radiative transfer heat conduction ventilation passive solar buildings It is well known that massive walls are used in passive solar heating and ventilating systems 1 . To reduce heat losses by convection and infra-red radiation from the warm wall...