flat-plate collector


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flat′-plate` collec′tor


n.
a type of solar collector consisting of a series of flat glass plates that absorb solar energy.
[1975–80]
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By using ZnO/water nanofluid the flat-plate collector efficiency increased in that of water by 7.
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For a flat-plate solar-thermal collector the efficiency rises to 50% and for a Frensel concentrating flat-plate collector the efficiency is upwards of 65%.
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According to his report, a thermosyphon system suitable for Mali consists of one flat-plate collector panel 1.
In addition, they're less susceptible to the forces of wind, because there are spaces between the tubes, unlike the large dosed surface of a flat-plate collector.
Flat-plate collector panels come in a variety of sizes including 3'x 8', 4'x 8', and 4'x 10'.
Optimization of Tank and Flat-plate Collector of Solar Water Heating System for Single-Family Households to Assure Economic Efficiency through the TRNSYS Program, Renewable Energy, 31(10): 1581-1595.
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Technically, all three types of collectors can provide this driving temperature, but flat-plate collectors were chosen for the adsorption system because they are relatively cheaper.
Compared to conventional flat-plate collectors, GSA's field tests found that the honeycomb technology delivered higher instant efficiency than all of the other systems in configurations where higher fluid temperatures are needed but tended to underperform when the needed fluid temperature is lower (i.