By H.P. Garg
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Felske  has determined the transmittance of obliquely incident beam radiation through a single cylindrical glazing. Recently Garg et al have ex• tended the Felske's analysis for the double cylindrical glazing. A generalized theory for the computation of effective transmittance through a double cylindrical cover is also given by Garg et al and the same is described here. Following assumptions have been made while developing the present model: (i) the absorber plate spans the diameter of the inner glass tube and runs along its length, ( ii) the cylindrical glazing and the absorber plate within it can be arbitrarily and independently oriented, (iii)absorption of radiation within the covers is neglected, and ( iv) deviation of the rays due to the refraction through covers is not considered, as thickness of the covers is not considered, as thickness of the covers is very small compared to its radius.
1 Heat transfer in enclosed horizontal spaces There are two distinct situations of heat transfer in horizontal enclosed spaces. 0. e. Gr> 1700, a pattern of hexagonal cells are formed which were first observed by Banard and therefore called Banard cells. Turbulence begins at about Gr=50000 and destroys the cellular pattern. O'Toole and Silveston have developed correlations of heat transfer through horizontal layers heated from below from published and unpublished data using step by step multiple regression technique.
Lector housing pressure, P, necessary for the suppression of natural convection can be given as: 1000 D p ( 1. 90 The results of natural convection suppression for an absorber temperature of 120°C and cover temperatures of 20 and 55°C for different cover spacings are shown in fig. }~ctors. It is seen he~e that the pres~ sure var1es as L • At low pressure the conduction- 29 ADVANCED FLAT PLATE COLLECTORS natural convection resistance is found to be proportional to the absorber-to-cover spacing.