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# A Question About Two Stage Solar Stills

10/14/2016 1:25 PM

what will be the energy balance equation for this type of solar stills?

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what will be the energy in , in the second stage for both water and glass ?

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### Re: A Question About Two Stage Solar Stills.

10/14/2016 1:42 PM

Energy balance? The sum of all the inputs equals the sum of all the outputs plus the sum of all the accumulations. Simple.

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10/14/2016 2:13 PM

i know that :)
i just can't figure out what is it

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### Re: A Question About Two Stage Solar Stills.

10/19/2016 4:22 PM

With the information available so far, neither can anyone else.

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### Re: A Question About Two Stage Solar Stills.

10/14/2016 10:54 PM

Nice find!

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### Re: A Question About Two Stage Solar Stills.

10/17/2016 10:36 AM

Looks like the difference starts in equation 8 and a determination of whether qloss is a loss to the upper basin or a gain to the upper basin. Also, the upper basin has wind loss while the lower basin does not. Finally, the insolation energy into the lower basin is original insolation minus the energy used in the upper basin. I can see some counterproductive feedback loops in energy flow. No wonder the single stage paper had to resort to numerical methods rather than a direct mathematical solution. I've noticed though that when one has FEA and CFD available, most tend to get mathematically lazy and go for "close enough".

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10/14/2016 10:51 PM

Once you have the formulas the outcome will depend on location, solar and weather conditions.

You do want to know the flow rates of the system, right?

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10/15/2016 11:39 PM

thanks guys for the help
i still don't understand it very well :(
here is the whole file
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzbKlVHaqXD8a1FJRXhwMVNQckU
from part 3 to the end

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10/15/2016 11:45 PM

What is your best effort at an answer?

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10/16/2016 8:58 AM

Nothing for now.

Looks like more effort goes into it.

There is still hope . . .

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10/17/2016 11:42 AM

You should relate water output model to solar power input, and rate of thermal cooling of final stage vapor, since the other heats are presumed to be exchanged within a small fraction of totality.

Does that help you establish better boundary conditions?

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10/21/2016 6:48 AM

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10/24/2016 11:05 AM

Less ghanga speak, more math.

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