Volume 19, Issue 9 (2019)                   Modares Mechanical Engineering 2019, 19(9): 2255-2262 | Back to browse issues page

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Danandeh Oskuei H, Jalali Vahid D. Design, Construction and Analysis of the Gamma-Type Solar Stirling Engine by Parabolic Solar Collector. Modares Mechanical Engineering. 2019; 19 (9) :2255-2262
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-15-20439-en.html
1- Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Sahand University of Technology, Tabriz, Iran
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This paper examines the design, manufacture, and analysis a Gamma-type Stirling engine using the solar parabolic collector. The calculation base for designing is so that the size of the solar parabolic collector needed to start the engine is not too large. After finishing the design and manufacturing of the parts, the assembled Stirling engine was initially initiated by a 550W electric heater tested in two non-insulated and insulated conditions for different input power. In the non-insulated state, the Stirling engine has a maximum power of about 68.69W with an output of 12.66%; and insulated mode of Stirling engine maximum watts with an output of 15.72% was obtained. Then we constructed a solar parabolic collector based on the power of the heater used. Designing the collector is such that it has the ability to reflect around 550W. Thus, the diameter of the collector is 1m and its depth is 12cm. This solar parabolic collector provides the power needed by the engine to work during the day. The maximum output power of the solar Stirling engine is about 30W.

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Received: 2018/05/4 | Accepted: 2019/02/7 | Published: 2019/09/1

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