EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF SOLAR STILLS.

M. N A Hawlader*, K. C. Ng

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Abstract

Two solar stills were investigated to evaluate its performance under meteorological conditions of Singapore. It was found that the stepped-tray type performed better than the basin type. The basin type has a higher thermal capacity and hence operates at a lower temperature compared to the other. On a sunny day, when the incident total radiation was 17. 57 MJ/m**2, the tilted tray still and the basin type produced 2. 74 kg/m**2 and 2. 07 kg/m**2 respectively. Due to higher thermal capacity, the nocturnal production of the basin type was found to be greater than stepped-tray type.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
PublisherJapan Solar Energy Soc
Pages557-561
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)4890380027
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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