Evaluation of Energy Performances of Solar Dryers

S. Prem Kumar; G. Kumar

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 58-64

  In solar drying, the moisture content of a product is reduced through the use of sunlight. Solar drying is practiced since civilization for the drying of crops. The dried crop has a longer shelf life and requires less storage space. For crop drying, hot air is required in the moderate temperature range ...  Read More

Design and Development of Solar Crop Dryer Integrated with Oil Bath

S. Premkumar; K. Ramanarasimha; E.S. Prakash

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 277-283

  This work presents the design and development of solar crop dryer with drained SAE 20/40 from vehicles oil as heat storage material.  The details design, fabrication and experimental analysis procedure of the developed dryer are explained. The crops used during the experiments were potato slices ...  Read More