, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 39–55 | Cite as

Solar pond technology

  • J Srinivasan


Solar pond technology has made substantial progress in the last fifteen years. This paper reviews the basic principles of solar ponds and the problems encountered in their operation and maintenance. The factors which influence the technical and economic viability of solar ponds for thermal applications and power generation have been discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J Srinivasan
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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