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Simulation of a solar absorption system

Abstract : This paper describes the dynamic modeling of a solar absorption cooling plant that will be built for both research and demonstration purposes by the end of 2007. The synchronizing of cooling loads with solar radiation intensity is an important advantage when utilizing solar energy in air conditioning in buildings. The first part of this work deals with the dynamic modeling of an evacuated tube collector. A field of these collectors feed a single-effect absorption chiller of 35 kW nominal cooling capacity. The simulation model has been done in a modular way under TRNSYS16. In a second part, simulation and optimization of the system has been investigated in order to determine the effect of several parameters (collector area, tank volume...) on chiller performance.
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Jean-Philippe Praene, Dominique Morau, Franck Lucas, François Garde, Harry Boyer. Simulation of a solar absorption system. International Scientific Journal for Alternative Energy and Ecology, 2008, 6 (62), pp.111-118. ⟨hal-00847187⟩



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