Laing, Dörte and Träbing, Carsten (1997) Second Generation Sodium Heat Pipe Receiver for a USAB V-160 Stirling Engine: Evaluation of On-Sun Test Results Using the Proposed IEA Guidelines and Analysis of Heat Pipe Damage. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 119, pp. 279-285. ISSN 0199-6231.
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At the DLR a second generation sodium heat pipe receiver for the Schlaich Bergermann und Partner (SBP) 9-kWel Dish/Stirling system has been developed and constructed. Long-term operation occurred from Oct. 1992 until Aug. 1993 at the Plataforma Solar de Almeria (PSA) in Spain, accumulating 950 operating hours. The performance of the SBP 9-kWel System with a soldium heat pipe receiver is evaluated according to the guidelines for dish/Stirling performance evaluation by Stine and Powel, as proposed to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Tests were stopped due to a leak in the receiver absorber surface. The analysis of this damage are reported.
|Title:||Second Generation Sodium Heat Pipe Receiver for a USAB V-160 Stirling Engine: Evaluation of On-Sun Test Results Using the Proposed IEA Guidelines and Analysis of Heat Pipe Damage|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Solar Energy Engineering|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 279-285|
|Keywords:||Dish/Stirling, heat pipe receiver|
|HGF - Research field:||Energy|
|HGF - Program:||Renewable Energies|
|HGF - Program Themes:||E SF - Solar research (old)|
|DLR - Research area:||Energy|
|DLR - Program:||E SF - Solar research|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||E - Solare Hochtemperatursysteme (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Technical Thermodynamics > Solar Research|
|Deposited By:||Dörte Laing|
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 13:18|
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