Thermal Behavior and Exergy Analysis of a Salinity Gradient Solar Pond

Authors(1) :-A. Renuka Prasad

The solar pond is considered the most reliable and economic solar systems. The collecting and storing of the solar energy is in one system. Solar pond is an artificially constructed pond in which significant temperature rises are caused to occur in the lower regions by preventing convection. To prevent convection, salt water is used in the pond. Those ponds are called “salt gradient solar pond”. Present many salt gradient solar ponds varying in size from a few hundred to a few thousand square meters of surface area have been built in a number of countries. Nowadays, mini solar ponds are also being constructed for various thermal applications. This paper gives an overview of a Thermal behavior and Exergy analysis of the salt gradient solar pond and describes the losses of upper convective zone, non-convective zone and lower convective zone is used.

Authors and Affiliations

A. Renuka Prasad
Department of Mechanical Engineering, KSRM College of Engineering, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

Salinity Gradient Solar Pond, Exergy, Thermal Behavior and Mini Solar Pond

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-10-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 524-532
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162697
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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A. Renuka Prasad , " Thermal Behavior and Exergy Analysis of a Salinity Gradient Solar Pond, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.524-532, September-October-2016.
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