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Maximization of Exergy Output From Volumetric Absorption Solar Collectors

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Alejandro Londoño-Hurtado, Alejandro Rivera-Alvarez

Instituto de Energı́a y Termodinámica, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, A.A. 56006, Medellı́n, Colombia

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(1), 83-86 (Jan 27, 2003) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1530197 History: Received November 01, 2000; Revised July 01, 2002; Online January 27, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Energy balance for a VASC
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Temperature distribution in a VASC for B=0.06
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Variation of the exergy output with efficiency for B=0.06
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Level curves of the surface Ξ(η,ε) for A=10 and B=0.06
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Variation of the optimal efficiency and optimal bottom temperature with dimensionless depth for B=0.06
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Variation of the maximum exergy output with dimensionless depth for B=0.06
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Variation of εopt,opt and ηopt,opt with A for several B
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Variation of Ξmax,max and θopt,opt with A for several B

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