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Active control of split system domestic solar water heaters

Dennis, Michael Kenneth


Solar water heaters have the potential to make large savings in greenhouse gas emissions in Australia. Long financial payback periods are the main reason that uptake of solar water heating is not more significant. This thesis investigates the potential improvement in performance of split-system solar water heaters by the addition of an active control system. This work builds upon "low flow" collector circulation theory and addresses the poor control available from the storage tank...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-08
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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