Performance comparison of dish solar collector system with mirror arrays and receiver shapes Online publication date: Fri, 01-May-2009
by Taebeom Seo, Hyunseok Cho, Sangjune Oh, Juhan Lee, Yongheack Kang, Guiyoung Han
Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal (PCFD), Vol. 9, No. 3/4/5, 2009
Abstract: The thermal performance comparisons of the dish solar collector system are numerically investigated with mirror arrays and receiver shapes. In order to compare the performances of the dish solar collector systems, six different mirror arrays and four different receiver shapes are considered and the radiative heat flux distribution on the inside of the receiver is analysed. The solar irradiation reflected by mirrors is traced using the Monte-Carlo method. The results show that the dome type has the best performance in receiver shapes and the 2AND4INLINE has the best performance in mirror arrays except the perfect mirror.
Online publication date: Fri, 01-May-2009
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