Theoretical Analysis of a Water Desalination System Using Low Grade Solar Heat

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S. Al-Kharabsheh, D. Yogi Goswami

Solar Energy and Energy Conversion Laboratory, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Florida, 220 MEB, PO Box 116300, Gainesville, FL 32611-6300

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(2), 774-780 (May 04, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1669450 History: Received May 01, 2003; Revised December 01, 2003; Online May 04, 2004
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Schematic of the system
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Effect of depth of water body inside the evaporator on the unit performance
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Effect of withdrawal rate on the unit performance
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Effect of fresh water temperature on the unit performance
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Effect of the heat source temperature on the unit performance
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Effect of the heat source temperature on the unit output
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Variation of saline and fresh water temperature, unit pressure, and solute concentration with time
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Variation of input and output with time




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