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Type: Conference paper
Title: Modelling the influence of high intensity radiation flux on particle performance in a hybrid solar chemical looping combustion reactor
Author: Jafarian, S.
Nathan, G.
Citation: Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference, Australian Solar Energy Society (Australian Solar Council), Melbourne, December 2012, 2013, pp.1-11
Publisher: Australian Solar Council
Issue Date: 2013
ISBN: 9780646900711
Conference Name: 50th Annual Solar Energy Society Conference (6 Dec 2012 - 7 Dec 2012 : Melbourne)
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S. Mehdi Jafarian, Maziar Arjomandi, Graham J. Nathan
Abstract: The temperature variations during the conversion of an oxygen carrier particle exposed to high intensity solar heat flux are assessed as a function of time with an unsteady state model. The conservation equations of energy and mass are solved simultaneously using an appropriate numerical technique, whose reliability was assessed by comparison with the available experimental and numerical data from the literature. The numerical results show that exposing the particle to high flux solar radiation, in general, decreases the conversion time and increases the particle temperature. The calculations also show that convection is the dominant mechanism of particle cooling.
Keywords: Oxygen carrier particle; solar hybrid system; chemical looping combustion; chemical energy storage
Rights: Copyright status unknown
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