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Journal of Energy
Volume 2013, Article ID 479894, 8 pages
Research Article

Analysis and Testing of a Natural Convection Solar Dryer for the Tropics

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos 101017, Nigeria

Received 12 December 2012; Revised 20 February 2013; Accepted 20 February 2013

Academic Editor: Mattheos Santamouris

Copyright © 2013 A. O. Adelaja and B. I. Babatope. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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