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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2022, 144(5): 051009.
Paper No: SOL-21-1169
Published Online: May 10, 2022
...Amit Kumar; Ajeet Pratap Singh; Akshayveer; O. P. Singh The increasing future energy demands can be met with solar-based devices such as solar air heaters (SAHs) only if the efficiency of these devices is enhanced with suitable design changes. Flow channel design of a SAH is an essential aspect...
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Accepted Manuscript
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng.
Paper No: SOL-21-1306
Published Online: May 6, 2022
...Rayappa David Amar Raj; Kanasottu Anil Naik This paper presents a highly efficient image encryption-based Arnold’s Cat Map (ACM) technique to reconfigure the PV array to enhance the output and mitigate the mismatch losses due to partial shading (PS). The proposed ACM technique concentrates...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2022, 144(5): 051007.
Paper No: SOL-21-1385
Published Online: May 4, 2022
...Tingfang Yu; Yuxi Song Supercritical carbon dioxide (SCO 2 ) Brayton cycle has been proved to be an efficient power cycle to replace the traditional steam Rankine cycle. The thermal efficiency of SCO 2 cycle can be further improved by coupling another type of cycle (the bottom cycle) at the waste...
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Accepted Manuscript
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng.
Paper No: SOL-22-1036
Published Online: April 18, 2022
... 2022 11 04 2022 18 04 2022 Efficiency Energy heat transfer solar receiver U.S. Department of Energy 10.13039/100000015 33869 Accepted Manuscript Not Copyedited Journal of Solar Energy Engineering. Received February 01, 2022; Accepted manuscript posted April 07, 2022...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2022, 144(5): 051004.
Paper No: SOL-21-1325
Published Online: March 28, 2022
...Rajvikram Madurai Elavarasan; Preeti Singh; S. Leoponraj; Sourav Khanna; Mohanraj Chandran Maintaining the temperature of the photovoltaic (PV) panel within the described standard helps in achieving higher power conversion efficiency. To regulate the PV temperature, phase change material (PCM...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2022, 144(5): 054502.
Paper No: SOL-21-1399
Published Online: March 18, 2022
...Akarsh Aurora Concentrated solar-thermal power towers are increasingly migrating toward sand-based particle receiver designs to improve thermal efficiency and reach temperatures above 1000 °C for air Brayton power cycles and supercritical CO 2 power cycles. However, utilizing sand affords...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2022, 144(4): 041006.
Paper No: SOL-21-1143
Published Online: February 11, 2022
... domestic electric and hot water loads. Optimal operations of such a system are achieved based on a simplified mathematical model. Results showed that the average thermal and electric energy efficiency is about 39.65% and 11.38%, respectively. Results revealed that the increase in solar radiation results...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2022, 144(2): 021008.
Paper No: SOL-21-1192
Published Online: December 27, 2021
...M. A. García-Rincón; J. J. Flores-Prieto; O. Montoya-Márquez This work presents a sensitivity analysis of the overall heat loss coefficient U L and the thermal efficiency η in low and medium temperature encapsulated flat plate solar collectors when controlling the output-input temperature...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2022, 144(1): 011003.
Paper No: SOL-20-1346
Published Online: July 16, 2021
... power (obtained as a product of Iout and Vo) under varying irradiance conditions. Temperature conditions are fixed at 25 °C. From Fig. 13 , it can be observed that during the initial irradiance conditions of 200 W/m 2 the converter efficiency is indeterministic because of the chattering...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2022, 144(1): 011002.
Paper No: SOL-21-1018
Published Online: July 9, 2021
...Mohamed T. Mohamed; Reza Tafreshi Flywheel Energy Storage Systems (FESS) present an environment-friendly solution for storing and utilizing solar energy; however, voltage and current frequent fluctuations in solar module photovoltaic (PV) systems limit the efficiency of the FESS bidirectional...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2022, 144(1): 011001.
Paper No: SOL-21-1100
Published Online: June 29, 2021
... of the SAH with the chosen jet designs thereby obtain their performance insights. The outlet hot air temperature from the heater and its thermal efficiency are compared for different mass flowrates and solar radiations. Also the temperature distributions in the jet plate with the jet configurations...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061011.
Paper No: SOL-21-1040
Published Online: June 29, 2021
... productivity (P d ) and efficiency (η d ) of the SBSS with sand is more than that without sand by about 31.44 and 23.12%, respectively. This experiment is environmentally friendly by using 126 of the used empty soft drink cans. single basin solar still sensible storage material heat transfer coefficient...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061004.
Paper No: SOL-20-1516
Published Online: June 1, 2021
... seven 2.5 mm diameter, 15 mm length Nd:YAG rods within a conical pump cavity through a secondary fused silica aspheric concentrator. Within the pump cavity, solar pump rays not completely absorbed by one of the seven rods were furtherly absorbed by other rods, ensuring hence a high absorption efficiency...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 061003.
Paper No: SOL-20-1432
Published Online: May 25, 2021
... 04 2021 18 04 2021 25 05 2021 fill factor maximum power point partial shading condition power loss clean energy efficiency photovoltaics solar The rapidly increasing concerns of global warming along with the inability of conventional energy sources to fulfill...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2021, 143(6): 064501.
Paper No: SOL-20-1486
Published Online: May 12, 2021
... on power losses and the optimal momentum to clean up the solar panels. The models considered the dust exposure time and environment temperature as the independent variables and PV system conversion efficiency as the dependent variable. Considering that the conversion efficiency comprises all the losses due...
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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
... the system thermal effectiveness for nine filling gases (hydrogen, air, helium, neon, oxygen, nitrogen, argon, krypton, and xenon). The results showed that using xenon or krypton leads to the best thermal yield (70%). While krypton arises to be the most energetically efficient filling gas, argon...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2021, 143(5): 051007.
Paper No: SOL-20-1263
Published Online: April 2, 2021
...), the adsorption and diffusion characteristics of the extract into the layer of TiO 2 are modeled. The current–voltage characteristics of the cell are combined in series as a standard module and applied to an audited office space. The cell area characterized is 0.3848 cm 2 , and the conversion efficiency of 1.35...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2021, 143(5): 054501.
Paper No: SOL-20-1323
Published Online: March 16, 2021
...Saboor Shaik; Manvendra Bhardwaj; Somya Agarwal; Raja Sekhar Yendaluru; Md. Hasanuzzaman; K. V. Sharma The energy gain of domestic solar water heating systems is determined by solar to thermal energy conversion and glazing optical efficiency. For this study, solar transmission properties...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2021, 143(4): 041009.
Paper No: SOL-20-1390
Published Online: February 3, 2021
.... Each class is further divided into several types according to the designs of the integrated PV roofs. Compared with BIPV systems, the total efficiency of most BIPVT systems is significantly improved. However, the decrease in electricity output and adverse impact on the indoor environment is also found...
Topics: Roofs
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2021, 143(4): 041010.
Paper No: SOL-20-1157
Published Online: February 3, 2021
... 03 02 2021 clean energy efficiency simulation solar power system wind energy The inverter is a very important part of many energy productions and processing systems. In power electrical systems, this device must satisfy certain specific requirements (power quality, high...