Study the Effect of Divergent Section on Solar Chimney Performance



This chapter mainly discusses the divergent and convergent section effect on solar chimney performances. Several experiments were conducted for different heights of solar chimney models, and the results are discussed in this chapter. CAD software was used to design the solar chimney, and dimensional equations were used to achieve the proper dimensions of the solar chimney model. The fabrication process of the model chimneys also explained, along with the limitation that involved during the process. Also, data acquisition instrumentation and experimental procedure were described in detail along with the equations used for the analysis of the experimental. At the end of this chapter, the experimental results were concluded, and a set of recommendations was proposed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia SabahSabahMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKhulna University of Engineering and TechnologyKhulnaBangladesh
  3. 3.Department of Mechatronics EngineeringWorld University of BangladeshDhakaBangladesh

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