Investigation on Thermal Performance of Solar Air Heater by using artificial roughness A Review

Authors(5) :-Prajapati Jignesh, Shah Pujak, Sheikh Aejaj, Vishal Jha, Mr. Jay I Patel

The term solar air heating is a technology in which the radiant energy emitted by the sun is captured in an absorber and is used for space heating and the device used is Solar Air Heater. The Performance of Solar Air Heater found to be low due to Low Heat Transfer Coefficient between Absorber Plate and Air. When Air Passes through Solar Air Heater Duct, Laminar Sub Layer is created on Absorber Plate, Which Reduce Heat Transfer between Absorber Plate and Air. Improvement in the thermal performance of a solar air heater can be done by enhancing the heat absorbing and transfer capacity of absorber plate. Providing an artificial roughness on a heat transferring surface (Absorber plate) is an effective heat transfer technique to enhance the rate of heat transfer to flow of air. So, the different types of artificial roughness viz. Horizontal, Zig-Zag and V-shape on Absorber Plate is used to break this Laminar Sub layer.

Authors and Affiliations

Prajapati Jignesh
U.G. Student, Computer Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Shah Pujak
U.G. Student, Computer Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Sheikh Aejaj
U.G. Student, Computer Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Vishal Jha
U.G. Student, Computer Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India
Mr. Jay I Patel
Assistant Professor, Computer Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Bakrol, Gujarat, India

Solar air heater, Absorber plate, Heat transfer efficiency, Artificial roughness

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-04-10
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 561-566
Manuscript Number : ME003
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

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Prajapati Jignesh, Shah Pujak, Sheikh Aejaj, Vishal Jha, Mr. Jay I Patel, " Investigation on Thermal Performance of Solar Air Heater by using artificial roughness A Review, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.561-566, March-April.2018
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