Proposal for new world standard for testing solar cookers

Ashok Kundapur, C. V. Sudhir

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Abstract

New protocol to test solar cooker is being proposed. The earlier tests measured only the thermal efficiency. There is an urgent need to look into other important parameters of the cooker such as its stagnation capacity, cost per watts delivered, weight of the cooker, ease of handling and aesthetics. The proposal also aims at standardization of reporting the test results so that it can be easily understood by common persons who wishes to use one.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)272-281
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Engineering Science and Technology
Volume4
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 26-11-2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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