Analysis on Mirror Lateral Displacement and Steel Frame Connection Strength of Collector


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Parabolic trough solar thermal power generation technology is the most mature technology in the world, which is also the only commercial operation of the solar thermal power generation technology. In order to the structure characteristics of the collector was accurately simulated and the result was calculated to reflect the performance of collector, the whole model of collector established. The internal force and deformation of steel under the external load was analyzed by nonlinear finite element method. For the connection problems of rectangular frame and mirror of the collector, the strength and rigidity of collector mirror were calculated by the finite element software for ANSYS, Which Ensured that the installation process of the collector remained unaffected to Mirror lateral displacement. While checking the shear strength of the connection bolts to ensure the collector's safety working, and to provide a useful reference for large-scale production of the solar Collector.



Edited by:

Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin




J. B. Gu and J. G. Zhu, "Analysis on Mirror Lateral Displacement and Steel Frame Connection Strength of Collector", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 1445-1448, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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