Optimizing solar collector tilt angle to improve energy harvesting in a solar cooling system
Solar cooling systems are gaining popularity due to continuously increasing of energy costs around the world. However, there are still some factors that are hindering the installation of solar cooling systems on a larger scale. One being the cost associated with the solar collectors required to provide heat to the absorption chiller. This study demonstrates the possibility of reducing the number of solar panels in a residential solar cooling system based on evacuated tubes producing hot water at a low temperature (90 °C) and a water-ammonia absorption chiller.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||absorption chiller, solar air-conditioning, solar cooling, optimum tilt angle in Brisbane|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300) > Energy Generation Conversion and Storage Engineering (091305)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 The Authors|
|Deposited On:||23 Apr 2014 22:39|
|Last Modified:||30 Jul 2014 04:53|
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