Temperature comparison of different reflective surfaces of a solar thermal collector

Yit Yan Koh, Yow Long Chua, Kiat Keong Chin

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Abstract

With the rapid depletion of fossil fuels, the search for application of alternative energy sources becomes more important than ever before. Solar energy has been identified as one of the major renewable energy that will contribute to power generation is years to come. There are two major categories of solar energy applications. Solar thermal collector is one of it. This paper presents an investigation on the effect of different reflecting surfaces on solar thermal collector. Three different reflective surfaces were applied on the surface of the solar thermal collector. Data was collected and analyzed. From the results, the aluminum mirror sheet performed best.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017
EditorsMohd Fathullah Ghazli, Rizalafande Che Ismail, Mohd. Mustafa Albakri Abdullah, Muhammad Mahyiddin Ramli, Shayfull Zamree Abd Rahim, Siti Salwa Mat Isa, Mohd Nasir Mat Saad
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735415652
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 2017
Event3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017 - Aonang Krabi, Thailand
Duration: 29 Apr 201730 Apr 2017

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1885
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

Other3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017
CountryThailand
CityAonang Krabi
Period29/04/1730/04/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Koh, Y. Y., Chua, Y. L., & Chin, K. K. (2017). Temperature comparison of different reflective surfaces of a solar thermal collector. In M. F. Ghazli, R. C. Ismail, M. M. A. Abdullah, M. M. Ramli, S. Z. A. Rahim, S. S. M. Isa, & M. N. M. Saad (Eds.), 3rd Electronic and Green Materials International Conference 2017, EGM 2017 [020147] (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1885). American Institute of Physics Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5002341