Water film cooling over the glass cover of a solar still including evaporation effects

Bassam A.K. Abu-Hijleh, Hasan A. Mousa

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Abstract

The effect of water film cooling of the glass cover on the efficiency of a single-basin still has been investigated numerically. Proper use of the film-cooling parameters may increase the still efficiency by up to 20%. On the other hand, a poor combination of these parameters leads to a significant reduction in efficiency. The presence of the cooling film neutralizes the effect of wind speed on still efficiency. Only a small fraction of the cooling film evaporates as it passes over the glass cover.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-48
Number of pages6
JournalEnergy
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Water film cooling over the glass cover of a solar still including evaporation effects. / Abu-Hijleh, Bassam A.K.; Mousa, Hasan A.

In: Energy, Vol. 22, No. 1, 1997, p. 43-48.

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