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  • FIELD TEST TO INVESTIGATE THE PERFORMANCE OF A SHALLOW PROTOTYPE SEASONAL HEAT STORAGE SYSTEM WITH A HEAT CAPACITY FOR 100 SOLAR HOUSES USING THE SOIL AS STORAGE MEDIUM

Abstract

This research project contained the detailed engineering design, the execution and the investigation of the performance of a system for the seasonal storage of solar heat in water saturated sandy soil with a heat capacity for approximately 100 houses. It aimed to : + gather practical experience with a large scale seasonal heat storage system; + monitor the overall behaviour of the soil storage system; + verify the applicability of small tests and computation methods. To determine the thermal performance of the storage system, the heat storage was charged and discharged according to the calculated thermal behaviour of a group of 100 houses with seasonal heat storage in the soil. This project was a continuation of project no. 516-78-1 ESN. The project consisted of detailed engineering design of respectively the heat storage system and the simulation of the heat input - heat output; supervision of the soil storage installation and testing of the system; execution of field test and evaluation of results, and report.

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Authors: WIJSMAN A J T M, TECHNISCH PHYSISCHE DIENST TNO-TH, DELFT (THE NETHERLANDS);DE FEIJTER J W, TECHNISCH PHYSISCHE DIENST TNO-TH, DELFT (THE NETHERLANDS);DEN OUDEN C, TECHNISCH PHYSISCHE DIENST TNO-TH, DELFT (THE NETHERLANDS);KORTSCHOT D J TECHNISCH PHYSISCHE DIENST TNO-TH, DELFT (THE NETHERLANDS), TECHNISCH PHYSISCHE DIENST TNO-TH, DELFT (THE NETHERLANDS)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 9685 EN (1985) MF, 148 P., BFR 300, BLOW-UP COPY BFR 740, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989123079300 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
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