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Lucifer, a New Type of Solar Collector
2012 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This research project contains the theoretical and numerical analysis of Lucifer, a new type ofcone-shaped solar collector, analyzing all the work done so far, studying and testing theprototype already made and finally giving a proposal according to the results obtained duringthe realization of this project.Firstly, a brief introduction to renewable energies is done since the design of this collectorshows a strong commitment with the development of the renewable and more concretely thesolar energy. Subsequently, a theoretical study of the light’s nature, as well as in optics, is donein order to on the one hand, explain and demonstrate the assumptions made and on the otherhand, explain all the phenomena that can occur within the solar cone. Finally, a new prototypeis calculated so to improve the design of the previous cone.For the redaction of this thesis some experts in different fields such as optics, physics,renewable energy and chemistry were consulted, being their comments, opinions andguidance an important part of this document.Additionally, as a last step in the research, some tests with a prism produced with the specificcharacteristics of the cone were done so to prove if all the calculations used for its realizationworked or not.To conclude this thesis, all the mistakes and results obtained were exposed and someproduction tips were added so to make easier for future researchers in this field to understandthe main characteristics of the system.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012.
Keyword [en]
Technology, Solar collector, Light Modulators, critical angle, reflection, refraction, optics, solar cone, PMMA, renewable energies
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Teknik
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-44514Local ID: 24fcf2f6-80fd-43a2-a144-82a7c892b0f6OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-44514DiVA: diva2:1017793
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Student thesis, at least 15 credits
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Civil Engineering, bachelor's level
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Validerat; 20120615 (anonymous)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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