Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material

Waste production is an important problem for the developing world and globalization. The waste materials can be reused through recycling process and its environmental effects can be minimized. Utilizing renewable energy sources at the maximum level is also an important issue for a sustainable development in future as well as waste management. In this study, small-scale solar air heating systems were produced from waste materials to analyze the usability of waste material in renewable energy systems. Scrap metal elbows were used in the production of heaters. The first solar heater is hollow (SH) and the second one was modified by filling it with aluminum wool (SHAW). Both heaters were tested simultaneously at different flow rates (0.014, 0.010 and 0.006 kg/s). According to the experimental results, the thermal efficiency values for SH and SHAW were found in the range of 33.63-42.90% and 42.69-56.98%, respectively. In addition, it was observed that a low cost modification such as using aluminum wool can significantly increase thermal performance of the solar heating system. 

Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material

Waste production is an important problem for the developing world and globalization. The waste materials can be reused through recycling process and its environmental effects can be minimized. Utilizing renewable energy sources at the maximum level is also an important issue for a sustainable development in future as well as waste management. In this study, small-scale solar air heating systems were produced from waste materials to analyze the usability of waste material in renewable energy systems. Scrap metal elbows were used in the production of heaters. The first solar heater is hollow (SH) and the second one was modified by filling it with aluminum wool (SHAW). Both heaters were tested simultaneously at different flow rates (0.014, 0.010 and 0.006 kg/s). According to the experimental results, the thermal efficiency values for SH and SHAW were found in the range of 33.63-42.90% and 42.69-56.98%, respectively. In addition, it was observed that a low cost modification such as using aluminum wool can significantly increase thermal performance of the solar heating system. 

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Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { politeknik710448, journal = {Politeknik Dergisi}, eissn = {2147-9429}, address = {Gazi Üniversitesi Teknoloji Fakültesi 06500 Teknikokullar - ANKARA}, publisher = {Gazi Üniversitesi}, year = {2021}, volume = {24}, number = {4}, pages = {1337 - 1343}, doi = {10.2339/politeknik.710448}, title = {Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material}, key = {cite}, author = {Khanları, Ataollah and Tuncer, Azim Doğuş and Şirin, Ceylin and Afshari, Faraz and Güngör, Afşin} }
APA Khanları, A. , Tuncer, A. D. , Şirin, C. , Afshari, F. & Güngör, A. (2021). Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material . Politeknik Dergisi , 24 (4) , 1337-1343 . DOI: 10.2339/politeknik.710448
MLA Khanları, A. , Tuncer, A. D. , Şirin, C. , Afshari, F. , Güngör, A. "Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material" . Politeknik Dergisi 24 (2021 ): 1337-1343 <
Chicago Khanları, A. , Tuncer, A. D. , Şirin, C. , Afshari, F. , Güngör, A. "Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material". Politeknik Dergisi 24 (2021 ): 1337-1343
RIS TY - JOUR T1 - Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material AU - Ataollah Khanları , Azim Doğuş Tuncer , Ceylin Şirin , Faraz Afshari , Afşin Güngör Y1 - 2021 PY - 2021 N1 - doi: 10.2339/politeknik.710448 DO - 10.2339/politeknik.710448 T2 - Politeknik Dergisi JF - Journal JO - JOR SP - 1337 EP - 1343 VL - 24 IS - 4 SN - -2147-9429 M3 - doi: 10.2339/politeknik.710448 UR - Y2 - 2020 ER -
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ISNAD Khanları, Ataollah , Tuncer, Azim Doğuş , Şirin, Ceylin , Afshari, Faraz , Güngör, Afşin . "Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material". Politeknik Dergisi 24 / 4 (Aralık 2021): 1337-1343 .
AMA Khanları A. , Tuncer A. D. , Şirin C. , Afshari F. , Güngör A. Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material. Politeknik Dergisi. 2021; 24(4): 1337-1343.
Vancouver Khanları A. , Tuncer A. D. , Şirin C. , Afshari F. , Güngör A. Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material. Politeknik Dergisi. 2021; 24(4): 1337-1343.
IEEE A. Khanları , A. D. Tuncer , C. Şirin , F. Afshari ve A. Güngör , "Empirical Investigation of Small-Scale Aluminium Wool Packed Solar Air Heater Made with Waste Material", Politeknik Dergisi, c. 24, sayı. 4, ss. 1337-1343, Ara. 2021, doi:10.2339/politeknik.710448