Journal of Solar Energy / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Cost Effective Desalination Plant Using a Solar Chimney with Recycled Aluminum Can Collector

Table 1

Dimensions and specifications of RAC solar collector.

S. numberAssumption(s)Specification(s)

1Solar irradiation1000 W/m2
2Collector area1.5 × 0.6 m2
3Base plate temperatureConstant
4Absorber plate materialBlack painted aluminium
5Ambient temperature28°C
6Inlet air temperature32°C
7Double glazingApplied
8Wind velocity2 m/s
9Tempered glass emissivity0.88
10Tempered glass transmissivity0.85
11Tilt angle of collector80°
12Testing Time8 hours per day
13Black paint absorber plate emissivity0.09

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