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An air-based corrugated cavity-receiver for solar parabolic trough concentrators

Bader, Roman; Pedretti , Andrea; Barbato, Maurizio; Steinfeld, Aldo

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A tubular cavity-receiver that uses air as the heat transfer fluid is evaluated numerically using a validated heat transfer model. The receiver is designed for use on a large-span (9 m net concentrator aperture width) solar parabolic trough concentrator. Through the combination of a parabolic primary concentrator with a nonimaging secondary concentrator, the collector reaches a solar concentration ratio of 97.5. Four different receiver configurations are considered, with smooth or V-corrugated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98960
Source: Applied Energy
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.10.050

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