Journal of Chemical Science and Technology                 
Journal of Chemical Science and Technology(JCST)
ISSN:2304-1080 (Print)
Theoretical Comparison between Alumina and Fiberglass in Saving Heat Portability
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Energy is always exist in surroundings but it cannot be saved. Many sources of renewable energy were discovered, the problem is how to utilize it. One of the most usable energy sources is the solar energy. And one of the most difficulties is the absence of this source in the night, so it must be stored in the form of another kind of energy. This research focus on using the insulation materials in building hot water storage tanks supplied with solar power to save hot water. Theoretical comparison in terms of energy storage portability between the most two common materials are used in building these tanks. Matlab and Heat transfer equation used to compute properties for heat insulation and energy loss from the insulating material used to build the tank. Finite difference method used to solve heat equation for two kinds of insulating material (Alumina and fiberglass).
Keywords:Theoretical Study; Heat Equation; Renewable Energy; Matlab
Author: Zina A.B. Al -Shadidi1
1.Department of physics, Faculty of Education, Aden University, Aden, Yemen
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