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This experimental study and mathematical modelling aim to improve the heat transfer by convection in different cases of transversal baffles inside a duct of a solar air collector. The study enabled us to formulate a mathematical equation of the heat transfer coefficient as a function of pressure drop and the mass flow rates. This mathematical model gave results that are close to the actual results in different inclination angles of the baffles (45°, 90°, 135°, and mixed between 135°and 45°). Through these results, it is found that the best heat transfer coefficient by convection was in the mode where = 90° and in the mixed mode. It was also noticed that the pressure drop in the mixed mode was smaller. With respect to the thermo-hydraulic performance factor (THPF), the case =45° was retained as the best case.
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