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Experimental & Numerical Investigation on the effect of inlet shape of inclined heated channel

Mohd Azrul bin Samsuddin, Mohd Azrul (2010) Experimental & Numerical Investigation on the effect of inlet shape of inclined heated channel. Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A solar chimney, often referred to as a thermal chimney is a way of improving the natural ventilation of buildings by using convection of air heated by passive solar energy. A solar chimney can also be used for electricity generation. A simple description of a solar chimney is that of a vertical shaft utilizing solar energy to enhance the natural stack ventilation through a building. The Solar Chimney has three main components which are the canopy, absorber (collector) and the chimney. The difference in temperature created by the sun on a collector will cause a current of air in a passage strong enough to operate a conventional wind turbine to generate electricity. There are attempted to analysis four inlet configurations in order to define the best inlet which has the highest air flow for power generation.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Engineering > Mechanical
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 12:23
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:43
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/1493

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