@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9996680,
	  title     = {Experimental Study and Analysis of Parabolic trough Collector with Various Reflectors},
	  author    = {Avadhesh Yadav and  Manoj Kumar and  Balram},
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	  abstract     = {A solar powered air heating system using parabolic trough collector was experimentally investigated. In this experimental setup, the reflected solar radiations were focused on absorber tube which was placed at focal length of the parabolic trough. In this setup, air was used as working fluid which collects the heat from absorber tube. To enhance the performance of parabolic trough, collector with different type of reflectors were used. It was observed For Aluminum sheet maximum temperature is 52.3ºC, which 24.22% more than steel sheet as reflector and 8.5% more than Aluminum foil as reflector, also efficiency by using Aluminum sheet as reflector compared to steel sheet as reflector is 61.18% more. Efficiency by using Aluminum sheet as reflector compared to Aluminum foil as reflector is 18.98% more.
	    journal   = {International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering},
	  volume    = {7},
	  number    = {12},
	  year      = {2013},
	  pages     = {1659 - 1663},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9996680},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/84},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 84, 2013},