Semi-Spherical Solar Oven with Automated Programmed Single Axis Sun Following System

Semi-Spherical Solar Oven with Automated Programmed Single Axis Sun Following System

© 2021 by IJETT Journal
Volume-69 Issue-11
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Dana Salameh, Salah Abdallah
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V69I11P219

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Dana Salameh, Salah Abdallah, "Semi-Spherical Solar Oven with Automated Programmed Single Axis Sun Following System," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 69, no. 11, pp. 149-155, 2021. Crossref,

In this work, a semi-spherical solar oven with auto programmed single-axis sun following system is laid out, built and operated to keep the solar rays vertical to the face of the semi-spherical oven. This system uses the programming open loop method of control. Reflecting mirrors were used to concentrate the sunlight into the focal point in the pot for cooking food.
The system has experimented under Jordanian climatic conditions. The experimentation results in typical spring days from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM show that this system can raise the inside temperature of the pot with a water volume of 2.5 litres from 26 C? to 97 C? during 30 minutes. This type of solar oven was used for the preparation of different meals as well as heating water.

semi-spherical solar oven, single-axis sun following system, programming control

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