ISSN E 2409-2770
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Extensive Performance Evaluation of Dual Booster Mirror Solar Cooker under Tracking Free Conditions



Vol. 6, Issue 12, PP. 496-506, December 2019

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Keywords: Optimal tilt angles, Box Type Solar Cooker, Tracking free conditions

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The aim of this research work is to conduct an extensive performance evaluation of a box type dual Booster Mirror solar  cooker under tracking free conditions. To cope up with the need for continuous adjustment of the cooker during the cooking operation the optimal tilt angles of the Booster Mirrors have been calculated through numerical calculations for the location of 340 latitude. To evaluate the Performance parameters of the cooker, tests under tracking free conditions have been carried out and parameters such as, First and Second Figure of Merit, Cooking power, exergy efficiency and the Quality Factor, are evaluated for the BSC. Moreover, the cooker is tested on-field and different types of food items are cooked. The results indicate that orienting the Booster Mirrors at their respective optimal angles provides a viable and convenient alternative to the need for continuous tracking of the sun during cooking hours. With this technique the said cooker can be used for cooking 6.4 kg of 6 different dishes in a single day i-e. from 9:00 Am to 3:00 Pm in two batches.


    Muhammd Irfan: Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advance Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

    Suhail Zaki Farooqui: Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advance Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan

    Asadullah khan: Department of Renewable Energy Engineering, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advance Studies in Energy, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan


Muhammd Irfan Suhail Zaki Farooqui and Asadullah khan Extensive Performance Evaluation of Dual Booster Mirror Solar Cooker under Tracking Free Conditions International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 6 Issue 12 PP. 496-506 December 2019


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