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Recycled Concentrated Solar Heater
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.
Before starting to design my concentrated solar water heater I researched what some other people hade made. Th
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Turn an old household water heater into a solar concentrated water heater
- Model full scale design
- Model and build a 3-D printed small scale prototype
- Test effectiveness of design based on prototype
- Build full scale solar concentrator
Describe your design here.
Next level heading
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|3" pvc pipe||free|
|smaller glass tube||$7.20|
|larger glass tube||$8.30|
|reflective mylar film||$11.00|
Results and Discussion
The next steps.