This model is about solar water heater system by the use of flat plate solar collector (FPC). Ethylene Glycol is used through the FPC and the heat exchanger unit (HEX). The HEX unit will transfer its thermal power to the water storage tank (STG). Two pumps are used and powerd by Photovoltaic system (PV). The system is designed based on design technique of modeling. In this Flat Plate Solar Collector design model, user will be able to discover the total area based on the assigned thermal load volume. The following parameters can be calculated:
1-Mean plate temperature.
2-FPC total area.
Tutorial video link:
**MatLab-SimuLink should be used to run the model.
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Solar Water Heater System (FPC_PV)
User can reform the model based on his need. Dynamic modeling is allowed.