Analysis of the Mechanical Behaviour of an All-round Fully Adhesive Supported Absorber

Date

2014

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Journal Title

Journal ISSN

ISSN

1876-6102

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Publisher

Elsevier

Type

Article

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

This paper discusses the mechanical behaviour of an all-round fully adhesive supported absorber. Previous research is discussed and compared to the author's own results collected using both laboratory tests and simulation. The influence of the finite-element approach (i.e. geometrically linear or non-linear) was compared. The thermal deformation of a hyperstatic absorber was investigated. The relationship between thermal expansion and pressure change in a gas-filled collector is discussed.

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This article is available open access on the publisher's page.

Keywords

Solar collector, Absorber, Thermal expansion, Deformation, Mechanical stress, Hyperstatic, Edge bond

Citation

Riess, H., Brandmayr, S., Zorner, W. and Greenough, R.M. (2014) Analysis of the mechanical behaviour of an all-round fully adhesive supported absorber. Energy Procedia, 48, pp. 201–211

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Research Institute

Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD)