Dr.P.SrinivasanDr.P.SrinivasanAssistant ProfessorAssistant ProfessorME C314 Power PlantME C314 Power PlantEngineeringEngineeringLecture 28Lecture 2801/04/201001/04/2010
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Flat-plate collectorsFlat-plate collectors are the most common collector for residential water-heating and space-heating installations.A typical flat-plate collector is an insulated metal boxwith a glass or plastic cover (calledthe glazing) and adark-coloredabsorber plate.These collectorsheat either liquid or air at temperaturesless than 100°C.