Thermal Stress Analysis of Fin and Tube type solar water heater

[S. K. Bhad, R. E. Thombre] Volume 2: Issue 3, Sept 2015, pp 134 - 136
Abstract- This paper studied experimentally and theoretically the effect of heat transfer on fin and tube type solar water heater for different mass flow rate of fluid. The thermal stresses induced on fin and tube is also studied by ansys software at steady state condition and static structural. Comparison will do experimentally for obtaining results. It is observed that as the temperature increases on fin and tube model increases thermal stresses on fin and tube model. Likewise inlet temperature of fin and tube model is minimum as compared to outlet temperature of fin and tube model.

Index terms: Copper Fin, Copper Tube, Experimentation instruments, Mass flow rate, Steady State thermal Stress.
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