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Solar energy engineering: processes and systems. In this study, the technical and economic assessment of using solar energy in order to preheat the process fluid before entering the furnaces in refinery is carried out.
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This is because of a nanofluid's tunability, which allows for high solar-to-thermal efficiencies across all tube diameters enabling small pressure drops to pump the HTF at large tube diameters. Kalogirou SA.