0
RESEARCH PAPERS

A New High-Temperature Solar Research Furnace

[+] Author and Article Information
R. B. Diver, D. E. E. Carlson, F. J. Macdonald, E. A. Fletcher

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn. 55455

J. Sol. Energy Eng 105(3), 288-293 (Aug 01, 1983) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3266380 History: Received December 03, 1982; Online November 11, 2009

Abstract

A new highly concentrating solar research furnace has recently been completed at the University of Minnesota. The experimentally observed flux concentration ratio, at small aperture, of a cavity receiver is about 7000. The furnace embodies features which may be of interest to others in the solar energy community. This paper describes its construction and performance.

Copyright © 1983 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In