Thermal Performance of Square tube Solar Water Heater

Authors(3) :-Mr. Ajit Chaudhari, Mr. Kirit Kachhela, Mr. Twinkal Bhavsar

A Square shaped tube with Spring insertion in Solar water heater. The fluid flow and heat transfer characteristics were carried out of a squared shaped tube with spring insertion. We are going to increase the performance of solar water heater by changing cross section area of its pipe. By using Square pipe instead of circular we get the more surface area with the same size. As the surface area increases , the heat transfer rate also increases which increase the performance of solar water heater. In addition to this, a close coiled helical spring is also inserted inside the each square tube of solar water heater. By which water will remain for more time in square tube compared to circular tube it will also helps to improve the performance of the same.

Authors and Affiliations

Mr. Ajit Chaudhari
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Mr. Kirit Kachhela
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Mr. Twinkal Bhavsar
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Institute of Engineering, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Square tube, Circular tube, Helical spring, K type thermocouple, Water storage Tank etc.

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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) : 704-707
Manuscript Number : ME033
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

Mr. Ajit Chaudhari, Mr. Kirit Kachhela, Mr. Twinkal Bhavsar, " Thermal Performance of Square tube Solar Water Heater, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.704-707, March-April-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/ME033

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