Evaluation of solar water heating systems

Layek Abdel-Malek, Jon T. Chu

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Abstract

The paper addresses itself to stochastic modeling of solar water heating systems. Solar water heating systems will be modelled in order to estimate the percentage of energy contributed by the sum to the total required load by system users. The major tool in developing the model is Chapman-Kolmogorov equation. The model takes into consideration the effect of randomness of insolation, demand for hot water, and the sequence in which they occur on the evaluation of the system performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-23
Number of pages7
JournalComputers and Operations Research
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Management Science and Operations Research

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