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CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section

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@article{IJASEIT15288,
   author = {William Quitiaquez and José Estupinán-Campos and César Nieto-Londoño and C.A. Isaza-Roldán and Patricio Quitiaquez and Fernando Toapanta-Ramos},
   title = {CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section},
   journal = {International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology},
   volume = {11},
   number = {5},
   year = {2021},
   pages = {2039--2045},
   keywords = {Energy; heat; surface section; efficiency; temperature.},
   abstract = {Nowadays, there is an increasing need for improving the inefficient ways for obtaining thermal energy from renewable sources to fulfil the industrial and typical needs in heat transfer processes that may be covered using solar assisted heat pumps due to their appropriate performance in the thermal energy transfer process. To improve the efficiency of the collector/evaporator by increasing the heat flux to the refrigerant, in this research, a numerical and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis is conducted with geometrical variations in the surface section of a collector/evaporator. The performance was compared to the results of a base case, replicating its limit and environmental conditions such as the initial temperature of 5.5 °C, incident solar radiation of 464.1 W·m-2, the operating temperature of 17.6 °C and other parameters. The surface geometrical variations involved in this study show a surface area similar to the base case. However, different lengths of the fluid path were considered due to the new geometrical shapes represented with less thermal resistances and correct distribution of the fluid in the collector/evaporator, obtaining temperature variations of 3.78, 5.47, 5.56 °C and a maximum value of 5.63 °C, including the corresponding variation of the heat flux. Considering the geometric changes in the superficial section of a flat-plate solar collector, it is possible to implement these variations in different kinds of heat exchangers in order to analyze the efficiency in these devices and the impact in the global systems where the heat exchangers are used.},
   issn = {2088-5334},
   publisher = {INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development},
   url = {http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15288},
   doi = {10.18517/ijaseit.11.5.15288}
}

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%A Quitiaquez, William
%A Estupinán-Campos, José
%A Nieto-Londoño, César
%A Isaza-Roldán, C.A.
%A Quitiaquez, Patricio
%A Toapanta-Ramos, Fernando
%D 2021
%T CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section
%B 2021
%9 Energy; heat; surface section; efficiency; temperature.
%! CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section
%K Energy; heat; surface section; efficiency; temperature.
%X Nowadays, there is an increasing need for improving the inefficient ways for obtaining thermal energy from renewable sources to fulfil the industrial and typical needs in heat transfer processes that may be covered using solar assisted heat pumps due to their appropriate performance in the thermal energy transfer process. To improve the efficiency of the collector/evaporator by increasing the heat flux to the refrigerant, in this research, a numerical and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis is conducted with geometrical variations in the surface section of a collector/evaporator. The performance was compared to the results of a base case, replicating its limit and environmental conditions such as the initial temperature of 5.5 °C, incident solar radiation of 464.1 W·m-2, the operating temperature of 17.6 °C and other parameters. The surface geometrical variations involved in this study show a surface area similar to the base case. However, different lengths of the fluid path were considered due to the new geometrical shapes represented with less thermal resistances and correct distribution of the fluid in the collector/evaporator, obtaining temperature variations of 3.78, 5.47, 5.56 °C and a maximum value of 5.63 °C, including the corresponding variation of the heat flux. Considering the geometric changes in the superficial section of a flat-plate solar collector, it is possible to implement these variations in different kinds of heat exchangers in order to analyze the efficiency in these devices and the impact in the global systems where the heat exchangers are used.
%U http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15288
%R doi:10.18517/ijaseit.11.5.15288
%J International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology
%V 11
%N 5
%@ 2088-5334

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William Quitiaquez,José Estupinán-Campos,César Nieto-Londoño,C.A. Isaza-Roldán,Patricio Quitiaquez and Fernando Toapanta-Ramos,"CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section," International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 2039-2045, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.18517/ijaseit.11.5.15288.

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TY  - JOUR
AU  - Quitiaquez, William
AU  - Estupinán-Campos, José
AU  - Nieto-Londoño, César
AU  - Isaza-Roldán, C.A.
AU  - Quitiaquez, Patricio
AU  - Toapanta-Ramos, Fernando
PY  - 2021
TI  - CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section
JF  - International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology; Vol. 11 (2021) No. 5
Y2  - 2021
SP  - 2039
EP  - 2045
SN  - 2088-5334
PB  - INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
KW  - Energy; heat; surface section; efficiency; temperature.
N2  - Nowadays, there is an increasing need for improving the inefficient ways for obtaining thermal energy from renewable sources to fulfil the industrial and typical needs in heat transfer processes that may be covered using solar assisted heat pumps due to their appropriate performance in the thermal energy transfer process. To improve the efficiency of the collector/evaporator by increasing the heat flux to the refrigerant, in this research, a numerical and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis is conducted with geometrical variations in the surface section of a collector/evaporator. The performance was compared to the results of a base case, replicating its limit and environmental conditions such as the initial temperature of 5.5 °C, incident solar radiation of 464.1 W·m-2, the operating temperature of 17.6 °C and other parameters. The surface geometrical variations involved in this study show a surface area similar to the base case. However, different lengths of the fluid path were considered due to the new geometrical shapes represented with less thermal resistances and correct distribution of the fluid in the collector/evaporator, obtaining temperature variations of 3.78, 5.47, 5.56 °C and a maximum value of 5.63 °C, including the corresponding variation of the heat flux. Considering the geometric changes in the superficial section of a flat-plate solar collector, it is possible to implement these variations in different kinds of heat exchangers in order to analyze the efficiency in these devices and the impact in the global systems where the heat exchangers are used.
UR  - http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15288
DO  - 10.18517/ijaseit.11.5.15288

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RT Journal Article
ID 15288
A1 Quitiaquez, William
A1 Estupinán-Campos, José
A1 Nieto-Londoño, César
A1 Isaza-Roldán, C.A.
A1 Quitiaquez, Patricio
A1 Toapanta-Ramos, Fernando
T1 CFD Analysis of Heat Transfer Enhancement in a Flat-Plate Solar Collector with Different Geometric Variations in the Superficial Section
JF International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology
VO 11
IS 5
YR 2021
SP 2039
OP 2045
SN 2088-5334
PB INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
K1 Energy; heat; surface section; efficiency; temperature.
AB Nowadays, there is an increasing need for improving the inefficient ways for obtaining thermal energy from renewable sources to fulfil the industrial and typical needs in heat transfer processes that may be covered using solar assisted heat pumps due to their appropriate performance in the thermal energy transfer process. To improve the efficiency of the collector/evaporator by increasing the heat flux to the refrigerant, in this research, a numerical and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis is conducted with geometrical variations in the surface section of a collector/evaporator. The performance was compared to the results of a base case, replicating its limit and environmental conditions such as the initial temperature of 5.5 °C, incident solar radiation of 464.1 W·m-2, the operating temperature of 17.6 °C and other parameters. The surface geometrical variations involved in this study show a surface area similar to the base case. However, different lengths of the fluid path were considered due to the new geometrical shapes represented with less thermal resistances and correct distribution of the fluid in the collector/evaporator, obtaining temperature variations of 3.78, 5.47, 5.56 °C and a maximum value of 5.63 °C, including the corresponding variation of the heat flux. Considering the geometric changes in the superficial section of a flat-plate solar collector, it is possible to implement these variations in different kinds of heat exchangers in order to analyze the efficiency in these devices and the impact in the global systems where the heat exchangers are used.
LK http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=15288
DO  - 10.18517/ijaseit.11.5.15288