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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2024, 146(4): 041002.
Paper No: SOL-23-1203
Published Online: January 12, 2024
... characteristics of the elevation tubes, especially through a numerical approach by passive systems that operate under the thermosiphon effect. Thus, this work aims to investigate, by using computational fluid dynamics (CFD), the heat transfer process in a flat plate solar collector with a concentric plate...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021009.
Paper No: SOL-23-1079
Published Online: October 31, 2023
... force Lagrangian model CFD efficiency energy renewable solar According to numerous studies [ 1 , 2 ], the dispersion of nanoparticles with high thermal conductivity inside a base fluid such as water can significantly improve the heat transfer coefficient. The study of the dispersion...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021003.
Paper No: SOL-23-1086
Published Online: September 27, 2023
... of reversed flow solar air heater (RFSAH). The important parameters selected for the research are Reynolds number (Re = 5000–18,000 (5 values)), pitch ratio (P/e = 4–12 (5 values)), and height ratio (e/D = 0.0392–0.1571 (4 values)). A 2D-computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model was developed using ansys...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2022, 144(5): 051004.
Paper No: SOL-21-1325
Published Online: March 28, 2022
... of ASME for publication in the J ournal of S olar E nergy E ngineering : I ncluding W ind E nergy and B uilding E nergy C onservation . 12 09 2021 02 03 2022 02 03 2022 28 03 2022 photovoltaic phase change material cooling aluminum CFD efficiency energy heat...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2021, 143(1): 011011.
Paper No: SOL-20-1117
Published Online: July 28, 2020
...-dimensional simulation using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis. Performance trials were conducted under three heating options (ETC, gas, and dual) using green chilies at 60 °C. Throughout drying chamber, under all heating modes, the average difference in drying rates ranged from 0.61 to 1.30 kg...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011016.
Paper No: SOL-18-1577
Published Online: September 7, 2019
... fluid dynamics (CFD) with the shear stress transport (SST) κ-omega turbulent model is used in the study. The effects of geometric configurations on the BIPV cell temperature in steady state are evaluated including the sizes of the bottom and top openings and the depth of the back air cavity (or so...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2016, 138(3): 034501.
Paper No: SOL-15-1231
Published Online: April 5, 2016
...Miao Weipao; Li Chun; Yang Jun; Yang Yang; Xie Xiaoyun In order to maximize the total power generation of a wind farm, several control strategies based on tilt angle, yaw angle, and cone angle were investigated numerically using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation. The full rotor model...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2015, 137(2): 021005.
Paper No: SOL-13-1338
Published Online: September 30, 2014
.... Nesrin Ozalp. 13 11 2013 19 08 2014 A detailed three-dimensional (3D) computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of a direct absorption solar collector (DAC) is presented. Radiative transfer equation (RTE) is coupled with Navier–Stokes equations and solved numerically to predict...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2013, 135(3): 031003.
Paper No: SOL-12-1157
Published Online: February 8, 2013
... according to our CFD studies was experimentally achieved. A Rankine-vortex-like fluid motion in the core region was identified. The spatial evolution of the cyclone flow field was quantified. The effects of the volume flow rate to the reactor efficiency was experimentally extracted and calculated...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 044503.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
.... The latter can be done by hiding the convex part of the blades behind a shield or a vane. The present paper shows the results of two-dimensional computational fluid dynamics (CFD) computations, indicating a promising increase of the power coefficient from 0.3 to 0.5. In developing countries with low...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041010.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... simulation that is presented in this paper. Replicating the experimental prototype, both 2D and 3D models of a three-bladed vertical axis wind turbine were generated. Full transient computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations using mesh deformation capability available in ansys-CFX were run from turbine...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031020.
Published Online: August 5, 2011
...Siri Sahib S. Khalsa; Clifford K. Ho Rigorous computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes can accurately simulate complex coupled processes within an arbitrary geometry. CFD can thus be a cost-effective and time-efficient method of guiding receiver design and testing for concentrating solar power...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031009.
Published Online: July 9, 2009
...S. Gómez-Iradi, Ph.D. Student; R. Steijl; G. N. Barakos This paper demonstrates the potential of a compressible Navier–Stokes CFD method for the analysis of horizontal axis wind turbines. The method was first validated against experimental data of the NREL/NASA-Ames Phase VI ( Hand, et al., 2001...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2006, 128(4): 445–454.
Published Online: July 16, 2006
... in this work, i.e., attached flow and stalled flow. 24 02 2006 16 07 2006 wind turbines aerodynamics rotors vortices Navier-Stokes equations Coriolis force plastic flow flow instability wind tunnels CFD Navier-Stokes vortex method prescribed wake coupling NREL phase VI...