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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2023, 145(3): 031011.
Paper No: SOL-22-1240
Published Online: November 23, 2022
...S. Moreno; J. F. Hinojosa; V. M. Maytorena; J. M. A. Navarro; A. Vazquez-Ruiz The current work reports a numerical investigation of the water produced and thermal performance of a solar still (SS). Using a SS for desalination is a proposal for low-income remote communities needing potable water...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2021, 143(1): 011010.
Paper No: SOL-20-1107
Published Online: July 28, 2020
...Tapan Dave; Shankar Krishnan In the present work, a solar humidifier suitable for solar thermal energy-driven humidification–dehumidification desalination has been proposed and experimentally investigated. The proposed solar humidifier compacts the solar heater and humidifier into a single...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2019, 141(6): 061013.
Paper No: SOL-19-1064
Published Online: November 2, 2019
... as a solar desalination system. MBSSMWSS The hourly variation of instantaneous energy and exergy efficiency is graphically displayed in Fig. 14 . On a typical day, 59.74% of maximum experimented instantaneous energy (thermal) efficiency was inspected at 17:00 h local time, and it was 45.78% at 14:00 h...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2020, 142(2): 021001.
Paper No: SOL-18-1583
Published Online: September 18, 2019
...Van-Thoai Nguyen; Wei-Cheng Hung; Tsung-Chieh Cheng; Te-Hua Fang An integrated desalination system with a combination of electrical heating by power supply and solar heating by Fresnel lens with the sun tracking system was investigated in this study. The experiments were carried out under...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2019, 141(6): 061015.
Paper No: SOL-19-1006
Published Online: June 28, 2019
... production, and the reverse osmosis (RO) desalination system is incorporated for producing fresh water. The presently developed system is analyzed through thermodynamic energy and exergy approaches. The energetic efficiency of the integrated trigeneration system is determined to be 45.3%, and the exergetic...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2015, 137(1): 014501.
Paper No: SOL-12-1177
Published Online: July 29, 2014
... of being self-sufficient, yielding a net electric power after having supplied its own needs of pumping power. solar thermal cycle electricity desalination A large portion of the desert could be cultivated if fresh water and electric power were available. Most of the Arab countries have...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2014, 136(4): 041005.
Paper No: SOL-14-1030
Published Online: May 13, 2014
... As electricity is the sole source of energy used in this process, the specific energy required for desalination E sp is defined as the amount of electric energy necessary to produce one ton of distilled water. Where the parameters in the nominator refer, respectively, to the pumping power of warm seawater...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2013, 135(3): 031015.
Paper No: SOL-11-1242
Published Online: May 31, 2013
... = reference condition Reference [1] Abu-Arabi , M. , Zurigat , Y. , Al-Hinai , H. , and Al-Hiddabi , S. , 2002 , “ Modeling and Performance Analysis of a Solar Desalination Unit With Double-Glass Cover Cooling ,” Desalination , 143 , pp. 173 – 182 . 10.1016/S0011-9164(02)00238-2...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2013, 135(2): 021013.
Paper No: SOL-11-1116
Published Online: January 25, 2013
... online January 25, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Mario Motta. 18 05 2011 14 10 2012 Experimental and theoretical simulations of a novel sustainable desalination process have been carried out. The simulated process consists of pumping seawater through a solar heater before flashing it under...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011016.
Published Online: February 14, 2011
...Edward K. Summers; John H. Lienhard, V; Syed M. Zubair Relative to solar water heaters, solar air heaters have received relatively little investigation and have resulted in few commercial products. However, in the context of a humidification-dehumidification (HDH) desalination cycle, air heating...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011009.
Published Online: January 28, 2011
...Julián Blanco; Diego Alarcón; Elena Guillén; Wolfgang Gernjak Water scarcity is a global problem that will be of capital importance during the first half of this century, when seawater desalination will often be the only way to achieve sustainable development. Despite significant energy efficiency...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2010, 132(4): 041015.
Published Online: October 14, 2010
...Mohammad Abutayeh; D. Yogi Goswami Experimental simulations of a sustainable desalination process have been carried out using a pilot unit. Experiments were conducted at analogous conditions to simplify design evaluation but with different values of the controlling variables to enhance analysis...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031016.
Published Online: July 14, 2009
...Mohammad Abutayeh; D. Yogi Goswami A new desalination scheme has been proposed. The system consists of a saline water tank, a concentrated brine tank, and a fresh water tank placed on ground level plus an evaporator and a condenser located several meters above the ground. The evaporator-condenser...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2008, 130(4): 041009.
Published Online: September 8, 2008
...Lidia Roca; Luis J. Yebra; Manuel Berenguel; Diego C. Alarcón-Padilla Desalination plants play a fundamental role in the fight against fresh water shortage in places with seawater availability. On the other hand, optimization of industrial processes is an important goal in order to increase...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 381–385.
Published Online: July 20, 2005
...Yousif A. Abakr, Member ASME; Ahmad F. Ismail Solar desalination is an ideal source of fresh water for both drinking and agriculture. A lot of research was conducted on solar desalination systems, but most of the available systems have low production, are expensive, and are not reliable for long...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2004, 126(2): 774–780.
Published Online: May 4, 2004
...S. Al-Kharabsheh; D. Yogi Goswami Theoretical analysis of a solar desalination system utilizing an innovative new concept, which uses low-grade solar heat, is presented. The system utilizes natural means of gravity and atmospheric pressure to create a vacuum, under which liquid can be evaporated...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Solar Scenery
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2001, 123(3): 178.
Published Online: January 1, 2001
...; in 1986 became the first solar pond electric power generating facility in the United States; and in 1987 became the nation’s first experimental solar pond powered water desalting facility. Currently, the major research at El Paso Solar Pond is focused on desalination and brine management technologies...
Topics: Solar energy
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2000, 122(4): 170–175.
Published Online: July 1, 2000
...K. B. Franc¸a; H. M. Laborde; H. Neff A small scale solar powered desalination system has been designed, analyzed, and optimized with regard to power needs and energy consumption. Both quantities scale linearly with the concentration of the total dissolved salt concentration (TDS) in the feed...