Chapter 4

Fluid flow and heat transfer of solar chimney power plant*

Tingzhen Ming1,2, Guoliang Xu2, Yuan Pan3, Fanlong Meng2 and Cheng Zhou2,    1School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China,    2School of Energy and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China,    3School of Electrical and Electric Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China

Abstract

Numerical simulations on air flow, heat transfer, and power output characteristics of a solar chimney power plant model with an energy storage layer and a turbine similar to the Spanish prototype were carried out in this chapter, and a mathematical model of flow and heat transfer ...

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