Stationary Asymmetric Concentrators

  • K. D. Mannan


Stationary concentrators are cylindrical concentrators which yield low average concentration ratios i.e. less than ten while collecting solar energy for seven hours a day in stationary mode. These concentrators are placed along East-West direction and are adjusted towards the sun in the North-South direction a few times per year. The stationary concentrators can be used to collect solar energy in the temperature range of 100 to 250°C.


Concentration Ratio Solar Collector Acceptance Angle Reflector Area Altitude Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. D. Mannan
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringPunjab Agricultural UniversityLudhianaIndia

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