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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2022, 144(1): 011005.
Paper No: SOL-21-1144
Published Online: August 16, 2021
.../1.4001672 [2] Zarza , E. , Valenzuela , L. , Leoń , J. , Weyers , H.-D. , Eickhoff , M. , Eck , M. , and Hennecke , K. , 2002 , “ The DISS Project: Direct Steam Generation in Parabolic Trough Systems. Operation and Maintenance Experience and Update on Project Status...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-20-1320
Published Online: April 23, 2021
...Moulay Ahmed Janan; Mohamed Taqi; Hamid Chakir In this work, we demonstrate the improvement of thermal performances of a heat pipe parabolic trough solar collector by optimizing the annulus space, between the evaporator and the glass envelope, and using an appropriate filling gas. We compared...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061002.
Paper No: SOL-20-1356
Published Online: April 23, 2021
...Muhammad Uzair; Naveed ur Rehman This paper presents a method for evaluating the intercept factor (γ) of a beam-down parabolic trough collector (BDPTC), accounting for collector design, solar cone, and shading on the aperture due to secondary reflectors. A numerical ray-tracing technique...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2021, 143(4): 041008.
Paper No: SOL-20-1233
Published Online: February 1, 2021
.... 240 – 250 . 10.1016/j.energy.2013.01.056 [23] Bradshaw , R. W. , and Siegel , N. P. , 2008 , “ Molten Nitrate Salt Development for Thermal Energy Storage in Parabolic Trough Solar Power Systems ,” Proceedings of ES2008, Energy Sustainability , Jacksonville, FL , Aug. 10–14 , pp...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2021, 143(4): 041004.
Paper No: SOL-20-1193
Published Online: November 20, 2020
...Alain C. Biboum; Ahmet Yilanci In this study, it is aimed to conduct the thermodynamic and economic analysis of solar thermal power plants using parabolic trough collectors (PTC), linear Fresnel reflectors (LFR), and solar tower (ST) technologies for Cameroon. The analysis is performed for each...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2021, 143(3): 031011.
Paper No: SOL-20-1207
Published Online: October 27, 2020
...) solutions involving nonuniform heat flux distribution (NUHFD) on the absorber tube of a parabolic trough solar collector (PTC). This study aims to obtain an analytical solution for the transient heat conduction in 2D of the absorber tube. The analytical solution was obtained using the method of separation...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2020, 142(6): 061009.
Paper No: SOL-19-1320
Published Online: June 8, 2020
... Energy Laboratory, in order to simulate engine that interacts with financial models (cost) and physical models (performance). It is based on TRNSYS code [ 22 ], already validated for modeling CSP systems. The parabolic trough physical model is based on equations derived from the first principle of heat...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2020, 142(5): 051005.
Paper No: SOL-19-1208
Published Online: March 12, 2020
... to the Rankine cycles. The objective of the study is to develop an MGS without a gas cycle that can achieve higher energy and exergy efficiencies. Two concentrated solar technologies, namely, parabolic trough collectors (PTCs) and heliostats are used to power the designed system. The environmental benefit...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2020, 142(5): 051006.
Paper No: SOL-19-1327
Published Online: March 12, 2020
...Freerk Klasing; Tobias Hirsch; Christian Odenthal; Thomas Bauer This study focuses on the techno-economic optimization of direct molten salt parabolic trough solar thermal power plants (STPPs) equipped with thermocline filler (TCF) thermal energy storage (TES). On one hand, this technology allows...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031005.
Paper No: SOL-18-1587
Published Online: January 21, 2020
...Moulay Ahmed Janan; Mohamed Taqi; Hamid Chakir This work reports the design, numerical modeling, and optimization of a new solar water heater using a heat pipe parabolic trough collector (HPPTC) with low concentration ratio. The heat pipe evaporator is positioned on the focal axis of the reflector...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2020, 142(3): 031009.
Paper No: SOL-19-1066
Published Online: January 21, 2020
...U. C. Arunachala Thermo-hydraulic performance evaluation of parabolic trough collector is important while introducing heat transfer augmentation techniques to it. In the present outdoor experimental study, the role of twisted tape is justified in laminar flow-based parabolic trough collector...
Includes: Supplementary data
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2019, 141(2): 021002.
Paper No: SOL-18-1300
Published Online: January 8, 2019
...Mohammad Abutayeh; Kwangkook Jeong; Anas Alazzam; Bashar El-Khasawneh A scheme to streamline the electric power generation profile of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants of the parabolic trough collector (PTC) type is suggested. The scheme seeks to even out heat transfer rates from the solar...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2019, 141(1): 011015.
Paper No: SOL-18-1143
Published Online: September 14, 2018
... generator. The purpose of using different applications is to improve the overall efficiency and the coefficient of performance of the plant. The trnsys simulation platform was used for simulating the thermal performance of the solar power and desalination plant covering the parabolic trough concentrator...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2018, 140(6): 061012.
Paper No: SOL-18-1138
Published Online: July 9, 2018
...D. N. Elton; U. C. Arunachala The present indoor experimental study is focused on performance enhancement of a parabolic trough collector (PTC) with twisted tape insert by incorporating an innovative Soltrace ® —mathematical model—differential heating combination. This simulation-based methodology...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2018, 140(6): 061006.
Paper No: SOL-17-1410
Published Online: June 26, 2018
... Foundation of Jiangsu province of China (BK2010556). References [1] Price , H. , Lu¨pfert , E. , Kearney , D. , Zarza, E. , Cohen, G. , Gee, R. , and Mahoney, R. , 2002 , “ Advances in Parabolic Trough Solar Power Technology ,” ASME J. Sol. Energy Eng. , 124 ( 2 ), pp. 109 – 125...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051008.
Paper No: SOL-17-1467
Published Online: May 29, 2018
... and for flow conditions and geometries that are not representative of the technologies used in the field. In this work, we present the first comprehensive analysis of nanofluids for CSP plants in a parabolic trough configuration. This geometry was chosen because parabolic troughs are the most prevalent CSP...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2018, 140(5): 051009.
Paper No: SOL-17-1477
Published Online: May 29, 2018
...Eric C. Okonkwo; Muhammad Abid; Tahir A. H. Ratlamwala The parabolic trough collector (PTC) is one of the most widely deployed concentrating solar power technology in the world. This study aims at improving the operational efficiency of the commercially available LS-2 solar collector by increasing...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2018, 140(4): 041008.
Paper No: SOL-17-1095
Published Online: April 9, 2018
..., time-dependent soiling and cleaning data are used for modeling the yield of two parabolic trough plant configurations at two sites in Spain and Morocco. We apply a one-year soiling rate dataset in daily resolution measured with the tracking cleanliness sensor (TraCS). We use this as a basis to model...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2018, 140(3): 031008.
Paper No: SOL-17-1259
Published Online: March 13, 2018
...: Gerardo Diaz. 01 07 2017 17 01 2018 Clean energy Energy Parabolic trough Testing The combination of solar trough concentrating system and seawater desalination system has advantages of lower fossil fuels consumption and higher water yield, with a promising application...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2018, 140(2): 021006.
Paper No: SOL-17-1179
Published Online: January 22, 2018
... applications. High photon flux with concentrating parabolic trough collector (PTC) using fixed catalysis approach with same immobilized catalyst substantially reduced the treatment time to 4 h for achieving 91% degradation of IPU. Working and execution of pilot-scale reactors are very fruitful to extend...