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Table 2 Specification of the dryer

From: Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of solar dryer for banana

Overall length 2.04 m
Overall height 1.38 m
Absorber plate dimension 1.6 × 0.6 m
Glass cover thickness 0.005 m
Insulation total thickness (bottom) 0.06 m
Gap between absorber plate and glass cover 0.05 m
Gap between absorber plate and insulation 0.05 m
Number of trays 3
Tray dimension 0.3 × 0.6 m
Distance between trays 0.15 m
Tilt angle of the collector 13° due south