An Introduction to Solar Distillation

by Tim de Jong,

Serial Information: Journal of the Sanitary Engineering Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 4, Pg. 1-40

Document Type: Journal Paper


This paper presents a study and the results of experiments on the production of potable water with solar energy on three pilot plants in Iran. The effects of geographical location, the size and shape of plants, together with descriptions of various plants and methods of distillation, on the actual production of the pilot plants are explained in the report, with charts and tables.

Subject Headings: Solar power | Drinking water | Hydro power | Power plants | Developing countries | Energy methods | Iran | Middle East | Asia

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