Please enter verification code
Confirm
Archive
Special Issues
Developing of New Structure of Flat Plate Solar Water Heater and Method for Calculation and Design
International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering
Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2016, Pages: 141-147
Received: May 1, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 18, 2016; Published: Jul. 6, 2016
Views 5199      Downloads 236
Authors
Zohrab Melikyan, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, HVAC and Energy, Yerevan, Armenia
Siranush Egnatosyan, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, HVAC and Energy, Yerevan, Armenia
Article Tools
Follow on us
Abstract
Single pane glazed flat solar heaters found rather wide application for domestic hot water supply. However, the practice of use shows some discrepancy between estimated and observed data: in one case the temperature of hot water does not conform to the expected pattern, in other case doubts arise about correctness of their sizes, in some cases the quantity of heated water is not enough, etc. Because of such divergence of opinions, it is becoming necessary to think about correctness of existing methods of sizing and designing of flat plate solar water heaters. This article attempts to develop a new structure and improved method for calculation and design of flat plate solar water heaters. Analysis proved relatively higher energy and cost effectiveness of the new structure of flat plate solar water heater.
Keywords
Flat, Solar, Heater, Tunnel, Similarity, Criterion, Nusselt, Prandtl
To cite this article
Zohrab Melikyan, Siranush Egnatosyan, Developing of New Structure of Flat Plate Solar Water Heater and Method for Calculation and Design, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016, pp. 141-147. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20160504.11
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
References
[1]
H. P. Garg Treatise on Solar Energy, Volume 1: Fundamentals of Solar Energy/New York, Toronto, 1982, John Villy and Sons Ltd, p. 587, ISBN 10180 X.
[2]
“Constructive climatology,” Constructions Codes of Armenia II-7.01-2011, Yerevan, 2013, 54 pages, Published in Armenian.
[3]
V. N. Bogoslovskij, “Thermal physics of constructions,” Publ. house “High School”, Moscow, 1982, 415 pages, Published in Russian.
[4]
Z. A. Melikyan, “Heating–Cooling of Buildings. Efficiency of Conventional and Renewable Technologies,” LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2012, 344 pages ISBN- 978-3-8443-1939-2.
[5]
Hans Dieter Baehr, Karl Stephan, “Heat and Mass Transfer,” Third revised edition, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2011, 762 pages, ISBN 978-3-642-20020-5.
[6]
M. A. Mikheev, I. M. Mikheeva, “Heat transfer fundamentals,” Second edition, Publ. House: “Energia”, Moscow, 1977, 344 pages, Published in Russian.
[7]
“Air Properties-Temperature, density, specific heat, thermal conductivity, expansion coefficient, kinematic viscosity and Prandtl's number” http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/air- properties-d_156.html
[8]
Zohrab Melikyan, Vahan Nranyan. Solar Water Heaters: Cylindrical Shell and Tube Type. Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis: New York, Published online: 17 Jun 2015; 1760-1767 pp.
[9]
Khaled Zelzouli, Amenallah Guizani, Ramzi Sebai, Chakib Kerkeni. Solar Thermal Systems Performances versus Flat Plate Solar Collectors Connected in Series, Scientific Research, Engineering, 2012, 4, 881-893 http://dx.doi.org/10.4236 /eng.2012.412112. Published Online December 2012.
[10]
“Sun Maxx Titan Power Plus-SU 2 Solar Flat Plate Collectors” http://www.solarthermaltraining.org/sunmaxx-m2-solar-flat-plate-collectors.php
[11]
Zohrab Melikyan. Energy Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness of Solar Water Heaters. International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015, pp. 184-188. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20150403.17.
ADDRESS
Science Publishing Group
1 Rockefeller Plaza,
10th and 11th Floors,
New York, NY 10020
U.S.A.
Tel: (001)347-983-5186