Triangular built-in-storage solar water heater

Al-Shariah, A.M.
Ecevit, Ahmet Berkant
Apaydın, Erdal
Triangular built-in-storage solar water heaters of different volumes are studied. These is good agreement between the mathematical model and the experimental results. The collectors are observed to operate with high efficiency during the heating period and also during the 24-hour cycle.


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A. M. Al-Shariah, A. B. Ecevit, and E. Apaydın, “Triangular built-in-storage solar water heater,” Solar Energy, pp. 253–265, 1989, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: