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Impacts of Fin Variation on the Performance of Shelf Type Solar Dryer

Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
Volume 13 No. 1, September 2015, Pages 17-21

S. Suwasti1, S. Abadi1, A. M. Shiddiq Yunus1, Jamal1,*
1Mechanical Engineering Department, Politeknik Negeri Ujung Pandang, Makassar, Indonesia
*Corresponding author: ejl.pnup@gmail.com

KEYWORDS

Fin, Solar Dryer, Shelf Type, Natural Convection of Fin

ABSTRACT

This study is aimed to investigate the influence of using four types of fin (small wave, big wave, plate and zigzag) on the performance of shelf type solar dryer where the air flow applied in the study is the natural convection. Experiment method used in this study is by using four identical solar dryers in the same time. The different of these solar dryers is that each of them using different fin type. Research results show that waving fin yields the most optimum performance, followed by zigzag fin and fin plate. The lowest optimum performance is obtained from small wave fin.

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MLA
Suwasti, S., et al. “Impacts of Fin Variation on the Performance of Shelf Type Solar Dryer.” Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 13.1 (2015): 17-21.

APA
Suwasti, S., Abadi, S., Shiddiq Yunus, A. M., & Jamal. (2015). Impacts of Fin Variation on the Performance of Shelf Type Solar Dryer. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 13(1), 17-21.

Chicago
Suwasti, S., S. Abadi, A. M. Shiddiq Yunus, and Jamal. “Impacts of Fin Variation on the Performance of Shelf Type Solar Dryer.” Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 13, no. 1 (2015): 17-21.

Harvard
Suwasti, S., Abadi, S., Shiddiq Yunus, A.M. and Jamal., 2015. Impacts of Fin Variation on the Performance of Shelf Type Solar Dryer. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 13(1), pp.17-21.

Vancouver
Suwasti, S, Abadi, S, Shiddiq Yunus, AM, Jamal. Impacts of Fin Variation on the Performance of Shelf Type Solar Dryer. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences. 2015;13(1):17-21.

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