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Suneet Singh

Bio: Suneet Singh is an academic researcher from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. The author has contributed to research in topics: Hopf bifurcation & Heat transfer. The author has an hindex of 18, co-authored 124 publications receiving 1189 citations. Previous affiliations of Suneet Singh include Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur & University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.


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TL;DR: In this paper, a closed form analytical double-series solution is presented for the multi-dimensional unsteady heat conduction problem in polar coordinates (2-D cylindrical) with multiple layers in the radial direction.

108 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the absorbed flux on a bent absorber tube accounting circumferential and axial variations is analytically derived and the effect of bending, optical errors and rim angle of the trough on flux distribution is analyzed.

73 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, an analytical double-series solution for the time-dependent asymmetric heat conduction in a multilayer annulus is presented, where real eigenvalues are obtained by virtue of precluded explicit dependence of transverse (radial) eigen values on those in the other direction.
Abstract: In this paper, we present an analytical double-series solution for the time-dependent asymmetric heat conduction in a multilayer annulus. In general, analytical solutions in multidimensional Cartesian or cylindrical r,z coordinates suffer from existence of imaginary eigenvalues and thus may lead to numerical difficulties in computing analytical solution. In contrast, the proposed analytical solution in polar coordinates (2D cylindrical) is “free” from such imaginary eigenvalues. Real eigenvalues are obtained by virtue of precluded explicit dependence of transverse (radial) eigenvalues on those in the other direction. DOI: 10.1115/1.2977553

67 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, an analytical series solution is proposed for the transient boundary-value problem of multilayer heat conduction in r-θ spherical coordinates, which is valid for any combination of homogenous boundary conditions of the first or second kind in the θ -direction.

67 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, an analytical expression for deflection in the central axis of the absorber tube (from the focal line of the trough) is derived using circumferential and axial distribution of solar flux incorporating Gaussian sun shape and optical errors.

55 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the theoretical framework of CSP technology with parabolic trough collector (PTC) system is discussed and a detailed derivation process of the maximum theoretical concentration ratio of the PTC was initially given to present the capability of application.
Abstract: Advanced solar energy utilization technology requires high-grade energy to achieve the most efficient application with compact size and least capital investment recovery period Concentrated solar power (CSP) technology has the capability to meet thermal energy and electrical demands Benefits of using CSP technology with parabolic trough collector (PTC) system include promising cost-effective investment, mature technology, and ease of combining with fossil fuels or other renewable energy sources This review first covered the theoretical framework of CSP technology with PTC system Next, the detailed derivation process of the maximum theoretical concentration ratio of the PTC was initially given Multiple types of heat transfer fluids in tube receivers were reviewed to present the capability of application Moreover, recent developments on heat transfer enhancement methods for CSP technology with PTC system were highlighted As the rupture of glass covers was frequently observed during application, methods of thermal deformation restrain for tube receivers were reviewed as well Commercial CSP plants worldwide with PTC system were presented, including those that are in operation, under construction, and announced Finally, possible further developments of CSP plants with PTC system were outlined Besides, suggestions for future research and application guidance were also illustrated

383 citations

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TL;DR: A review of current state-of-the-art commercial central receiver systems and emerging technologies intended to increase the outlet temperature to >700°C is provided in this paper, where particle-based, gas-based and liquid-based receiver designs are discussed.

260 citations

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TL;DR: The past low- and intermediate-temperature applications of linear Fresnel collectors are reviewed and their state-of-the-art applications in utility-scale electricity generation are presented.

217 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, a comprehensive review of dynamic simulation, its development and application to various thermal power plants is presented, highlighting current research efforts and future development potential in the field of thermal power generation.

215 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, a review of current and past studies to assess the optical and thermal performances of parabolic trough solar collectors, modeling approaches and the potential improvements proposed on behalf of the parabolic-trough solar collector design is presented.

206 citations