Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Temperature Rise of Water

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    A 4 X 8-ft solar collector has water circulating through it at the rate of 1.0 gallon per minute while exposed to sunlight with intensity 300 Btu/ft^2-hr. Fifty percent of that sunlight is captured by the collector and heats the water flowing through it. What would be the temperature rise of the water as it leaves the collector? where T_0= T_i + delta T and T_i is the rate of gallon per minute.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 6:16 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/engineering/environmental-engineering/temperature-rise-water-83535

    Solution Preview

    Please see the attached file.

    The unit of heat in the imperial system - the Btu - is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water through ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution provides detailed explanations on the concept of solar power and then step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problem.

    $2.19