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Alternative solar water heater for domestic purpose

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dc.contributor.advisor Azad, A.K.M.
dc.contributor.author Sadrin, Samara
dc.contributor.author Hossain, Maherin
dc.contributor.author Mohith, Ehsanul
dc.date.accessioned 2010-12-13T10:10:56Z
dc.date.available 2010-12-13T10:10:56Z
dc.date.copyright 2009
dc.date.issued 2009-08
dc.identifier.other ID 07110032
dc.identifier.other ID 05310030
dc.identifier.other ID 05310025
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/709
dc.description This thesis report is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering, 2009. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis report.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 27-28).
dc.description.abstract In this report we aimed to incorporate solar energy in the domestic household. We designed a system that would allow the user to attain hot water in an efficient and cheap manner. Every household has domestic electric water heaters which consume a lot of electricity. Nowadays, there is a severe electricity crisis and therefore alternative resources must be looked into. This automated system would allow the user to get hot water from the solar water heater as long as the solar water heater can supply hot water above a set temperature. If the solar water heater is unable to supply water above the set temperature, then only will the electric water heater come into action. It is efficient because our controller ensures that the solar water heater is used to supply hot water 80% of the time, and the rest 20% will be supplied by the electric water heater. It is cheap because, our system runs on solar energy which is abundant and free. It uses very small amount of electricity and therefore, reduces the expenses for the user. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Samara Sadrin
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Maherin Hossain
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Ehsanul Mohith
dc.format.extent 39 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis reports are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Electronics and communication engineering
dc.title Alternative solar water heater for domestic purpose en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B. Electrical and Communication Engineering


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