IJRME-Volume 3 Issue 2 Paper 7


Author’s Name : Poovendran C

Volume 03 Issue 01  Year 2016  ISSN No:  2349-3860  Page no: 22-24






Solar Energy is a renewable source of energy. Its uses do not contribute to emission of greenhouse gases and other pollutants to the environment. It is sustainable since it cannot be depleted in a time relevant to the human race. In this paper, the potential for a solar- thermal system for hot water generation has been studied. A parabolic trough concentrator is made of an aluminum sheet which is covered by a cloth on which rectangular mirror strips (1.20mx 0.05m) are pasted. Two different absorber tubes were taken and the efficiencies of the PTSC where compared without glass cover on the absorber tubes. They were designed with principal focus at


Solar; Parabolic; Energy


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