pure and applied geophysics

, Volume 74, Issue 1, pp 145–150 | Cite as

Theory of solar stills and its experimental verification under actual atmospheric conditions

  • M. K. Elnesr
  • S. H. Soliman


The distillation process by solar energy is explained by a system of equations based on heat and mass transfer laws. The efficiency of the still obtained theoretically, applying these equations, has been found in good agreement with the values obtained experimentally under actual atmospheric conditions. The validity of these equations has led to the evaluation of the different heat losses during the distillation process.


Mass Transfer Heat Loss Solar Energy Atmospheric Condition Experimental Verification 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. K. Elnesr
    • 1
  • S. H. Soliman
    • 2
  1. 1.University College for GirlsEin Shams UniversityHeliopolisUAR
  2. 2.National Research Centre (Solar Energy Dept.)Cairo

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