Analytical investigation of heat transfer of solar air collector by Adomian decomposition method

Analytical investigation of heat transfer of solar air collector by Adomian decomposition method

Mohamed KezzarIsmail Tabet Meriem Chieul Noureddine Nafir Abdelkader Khentout 

Department de Génie Mécanique, Faculté de Technologie, Université 20 Août 1955 Skikda , Algérie

Department de Physique, Faculté des Sciences , Université 20 Août 1955 Skikda, Algérie

Département de Génie Electrique, Faculté de Technologie, Université 20 Août 1955 Skikda, Algérie

Département de Forage, Faculté d’hydrocarbure, Université de Ouargla, Algérie

Corresponding Author Email: 
tabet21@yahoo.fr
Page: 
40-45
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DOI: 
https://doi.org/10.18280/mmep.050106
Received: 
14 Febuary 2018
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Accepted: 
15 March 2018
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Published: 
31 March 2018
| Citation

OPEN ACCESS

Abstract: 

The Adomian decomposition method (ADM) is applied in this paper to investigate the heat transfer in solar air collector. Results obtained using Adomian decomposition method (ADM) and the numerical Runge–Kutta fourth-order method are compared. The Adomian decomposition method (ADM) is effective for finding exact solutions of differential equations. Several parameters, such as air mass flow, width, and length of the collector, the effect of efficiency of the solar air collector. The increase in air mass flow improves the efficiency of solar air collector, whereas the dimensions of the collector are a negatively effect on the efficiency of the solar air collector.

Keywords: 

solar air collector, thermal efficiency, analytic solution, decomposition method Adomian

1. Introduction
2. Mathematical Modeling
3. Decomposition Adomian Method ADM
4. Results and Discussion
5. Conclusion
Nomenclature
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