Volume No. 4 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 465-475 Oct.-Dec 2009

 

DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF LOW COST SOLAR STILL USING TRANSPARENT LDPE COVER

 

R. Jayaprakash*, K. Perumal, T. Arunkuma1, Sanjay Kumar2 and B. Selvakumar

1. Solar Energy Laboratory, Department of Physics, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore-641020, Tamilnadu, (INDIA).
2. Department of Physics, BR Ambedkar Bihar University, Muzaffarpur-842001, Bihar, (INDIA).
3. Department of Physics, RVS Engineering College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, (INDIA)

 

Received on : July 24, 2009

 

ABSTRACT

 

Solar still is a device which allows to obtain fresh water from brackish water. This paper reports about the newly designed spherical solar still under climatic conditions and operational parameters in Coimbatore (11

 

Keywords : Spherical solar still, LDPE, Efficiency, Heat transfer, Thermal capacity.

 

 

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