م.م أريج حمزة هلال
  • Thermal Performance of Different Solar Distillators Under Iraq Climate Condition
  • In this work, a novel single-slope solar distillator of floating perforated absorber
    inserted with wicks (cotton ribbons), and a stepped distillator are designed and
    manufactured with the aim of developing the conventional distillator. They are
    examined experimentally at Baghdad, Iraq (33.3°N Latitude, 44.4°E Longitude) in order
    to enhance the freshwater productivity and the efficiency of the conventional
    distillator. Results showed that the daily productivity and efficiency of the stepped
    distillator are higher than that for conventional solar distillator by 30% and 36.19%
    respectively. The daily productivity and thermal efficiency for the distillator with the
    floating absorber are higher than that for the conventional distillator by 16% and 26%
    respectively. Daily productivity and the efficiency of the stepped distillator are higher
    than that for the distillator with floating absorber by 11.8 % and 32.9 % respectively. It
    has been concluded that the stepped distillator is higher productivity and efficiency
    than the conventional distilled and the distillator with the floating absorber.