Superior heat transfer fluids for solar heating and cooling applications

by Leo Parts

Publisher: Dept. of Energy, Publisher: for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington], [Springfield, Va

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  • Heat-transfer media.,
  • Solar heating.,
  • Solar air conditioning.

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StatementLeo Parts, David R. Miller, Quentin E. Thompson.
SeriesALO ; 35356-1, MRC-DA ; 904, ALO -- 35356-1.
ContributionsMiller, David R., 1940-, Thompson, Quentin E., Dayton Laboratory., United States. Dept. of Energy.
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Paginationv. ;
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The objectives of this program are: (1) to quantify the required design and handling properties of heat transfer fluids for solar collector applications; (2) to collect data and pertinent information for all fluids presently used or envisioned as potentially useful in solar energy applications, based on the current state-of-the-art; and (3) to organize the latter information to allow the Author: L.

Parts, D. Miller, Q. Thompson. Acute oral toxicity tests were conducted with 22 different heat transfer fluids used in solar collectors.

Included among these were three fluids that had been used in collector installations for periods of 1 to 3 years. The acute toxicological properties for transfer fluids Author: L. Parts, D. Conine. The major objective of this program was the identification of superior, currently available organic heat transfer fluids for solar collector applications.

Organic fluids used in the form of aqueous solutions were also to be identified. The required design and handling properties of the fluids were determined through a survey in which designers and manufacturers of solar collectors and collection.

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