Hybrid Dish/Stirling Systems: Combustor and Heat Pipe Receiver Development

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Doerte Laing

Institute of Technical Thermodynamics, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Pfaffenwaldring 38-40, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany

Magnus Pålsson

Department of Heat and Power Engineering, Lund University, P.O. Box 118, S-22100 Lund, Sweden

J. Sol. Energy Eng 124(2), 176-181 (Apr 24, 2002) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1465433 History: Received May 01, 2001; Revised January 01, 2002; Online April 24, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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SBP/LCS 10-kWe dish/Stirling system
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Scheme of hybrid heat pipe receiver
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Hybrid heat pipe receiver with combustion system
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Prototype combustor during start-up tests
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Transparent combustor model, using smoke for flow visualization
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Redesigned combustor, waiting for to be fitted to the heat pipe
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Start-up procedure for hybrid receiver from ambient temperature
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Operation in gas-only mode in the lab
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Scheme of the Lund experimental burner
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Schematic view of EGR contra CGR
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Results of tests with varying EGR/CGR rates (λ at x-axis)
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Emissions of Lund natural gas combustor for the SOLO161 CHP unit (λ at x-axis)
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Solar-only mode with by-pass heat rejection
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Corrected performance in solar-only mode, with comparison to DISTAL 2




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