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# [https://georgesworkshop.blogspot.ca/p/solar-thermal.html George's Workshop solar thermal page]
 
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== Project goals ==
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== Project goal ==
  
Turn an old household water heater into a solar concentrated water heater
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Recycle a old household water heater and an old school chair and turn them into a parabolic concentrated solar water heater
  
 
Project steps:
 
Project steps:

Revision as of 01:17, 19 January 2017

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An old water heater was donated to my high school's pre-engineering class. After watching an episode of "The Cosmos," in which a farm of parabolic solar concentrators were used to heat water in order to power a steam engine that irrigated water, I was inspired to recycle the old water heater and turn it into a concentrated solar water heater.

Research

Before starting to design my concentrated solar water heater I researched what some other people hade made. Th

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  1. George's Workshop solar thermal page

Project goal

Recycle a old household water heater and an old school chair and turn them into a parabolic concentrated solar water heater

Project steps:

  1. Model full scale design
  2. Model and build a 3-D printed small scale prototype
  3. Test effectiveness of design based on prototype
  4. Build full scale solar concentrator

Design

Describe your design here.

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Costs

Item Cost
plastic filament free
3" pvc pipe free
water heater free
chair legs free
smaller glass tube $7.20
larger glass tube $8.30
reflective mylar film $11.00


Results and Discussion

Your discussion.

Next steps

The next steps.


Contact details

pjmayvil@mtu.edu