Evacuated Tube Collectors – Solar Labs – Thermal Series – Evacuated Tube Collector Heating & Cooling Rates (Solar Thermal Labs)December 28, 2013 – 9:21 pm
Silicon Solar’s Solar Energy Labs are a great resource for teachers to utilize while teaching their students about solar energy. With labs that focus on both solar thermal and solar electric power, you will be able to give your students a great hands on experience with solar energy.
PROBLEM: Can you determine the heating and cooling rates of a water-filled evacuated tube solar collector?
MATERIALS: evacuated tube, water, computer, logger pro software, vernier thermocoupl