0
RESEARCH PAPERS

The Technical Evaluation of a Large Scale Solar Distillation Plant

[+] Author and Article Information
T. A. Lawand

Brace Research Institute, McGill University, MacDonald College, Quebec, Canada

J. Eng. Power 92(2), 95-102 (Apr 01, 1970) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3445342 History: Received August 04, 1969; Online July 14, 2010

Abstract

A theoretical evaluation of the heat and mass transfer interchange in an air-inflated solar still has been studied. Experimental verification tests have been carried out and the results compared with theoretical predictions. The percentage of unaccounted heat losses on the overall balance was under three percent for most tests. Continued modification of the theory is necessary in order to account for variations in some of the internal balances.

Copyright © 1970 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In