Chapter 8

Experimental investigation of a solar chimney prototype

Tingzhen Ming1,2, Wei Liu2, Yuan Pan3 and Zhou 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

A mini-scale solar chimney prototype has been set up, and the temperature distribution of the system with time and space, together with the velocity variation inside the chimney with time, has been measured. The experimental results indicate that the temperature distributions inside the collector ...

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