Development of small-scale multi-effect solar still

Yuichi Yamaguchi, Haruki Sato

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Abstract

The diffusion of solar distillation systems is necessary to solve a global problem on serious shortage of safe water resources in many developing countries such as Bangladesh. The solar still is required to be low cost, to have reliability for the safety and long durability, to be free from maintenance without any expendable supplies, having high performance, and it should be an environmentally friend device working without any fossil fuel. The economical balance to develop stills for residential purpose is considered. A 10 kg-day-1-scale solar still was developed and the characteristics are introduced. A conceptual design of a new 20-50 kg-day-1-scale multi-stage solar still is also introduced in this paper.

Original languageEnglish
Pages167-173
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Dec 1
Event2003 International Solar Energy Conference - Kohala Coast, HI, United States
Duration: 2003 Mar 152003 Mar 18

Other

Other2003 International Solar Energy Conference
CountryUnited States
CityKohala Coast, HI
Period03/3/1503/3/18

Keywords

  • Solar distillation
  • Solar energy
  • Solar still
  • Water supply

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Space and Planetary Science

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    Yamaguchi, Y., & Sato, H. (2003). Development of small-scale multi-effect solar still. 167-173. Paper presented at 2003 International Solar Energy Conference, Kohala Coast, HI, United States. https://doi.org/10.1115/ISEC2003-44206