Energetic and Exergetic Evaluation of Biomass Fired Water Heating System

N.L. Panwar, Arjun Sanjay Paul

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This paper deals with thermal and exergy efficiencies of biomass fired water heating system. Water heating system is extensively suitable to generate hot water in rural areas. The developed water heating system was tested with Desi babul (Acacia nilotica) wood. Thermal and exergy efficiencies of the system were estimated at 54.5 percent and 6.79 percent, respectively.

Citation: Panwar, N. L., and Paul, A. S. (2017). Energetic and Exergetic Evaluation of Biomass Fired Water Heating System. Trends in Renewable Energy, 3, 153-159. DOI: 10.17737/tre.2017.3.2.0043


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Biomass water heater; Exergy efficiency; Thermal efficiency; Rural applications

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