Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2018, Page: 37-44
Experiment Investigation on a Solar Asisted Heat Pump Dryer for Chili
Bùi Quang Huy, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technology, Vinh Long University of Technology and Education,Vinh Long, Vietnam
Lê Minh Nhựt, Department of Thermal Engineering, Faculty of Vehicle and Energy Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Received: Mar. 9, 2018;       Accepted: Mar. 24, 2018;       Published: Apr. 12, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijees.20180301.14      View  827      Downloads  38
Abstract
The aim of this research is to evaluate the performance of solar assisted heat pump dryer for chilli. The experiments were carried out on three types different of days such as clear day, intermittent cloud sky day and overcast sky day. The experimental results show that the useful heat gain of solar collectors for drying chili of the clear day, intermittent cloud sky day and overcast sky day are 14.5 kWh; 8.91 kWh and 0 kWh, respectively, and the corresponding energy consumptions of solar- assisted heat pump dryer are 19.2 kWh, 21.4 kWh and 26.1 kWh, respectively. The coefficients of performance (COP) in the three cases are 3.45, 3.46, and 3.51, respectively.
Keywords
Drying, Flat Plate Collector, Heat Pump, Solar Radiation, The Useful Heat Gain, Coefficient of Performance
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Bùi Quang Huy, Lê Minh Nhựt, Experiment Investigation on a Solar Asisted Heat Pump Dryer for Chili, International Journal of Energy and Environmental Science. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 37-44. doi: 10.11648/j.ijees.20180301.14
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