TABLE 1A AND 1B
CHART Ia - Concentrator Type
LIGHT FROM ABOVE
  • LCA 1 Water lens (19th Century)
  • 1a Salaria type
  • LCA 2 Multiple lens Dome
  • LCA 3 Fresnel lens
  • 3a Concept V
  • LCA 4 Conical reflectors
  • LCA 5 Conical reflectors
  • LCA 6 Bernard's 'COOKIT'
  • LCA 7 Deris's 'Clear Dome'
  • LCA 8 'Solar Funnel'

LIGHT FROM BELOW

SPHERICAL

  • S 1 Stam design
  • 1a Austrlian
  • 1b Halacy type
  • S 2 Medved's 'Solar Ball'

FRESNEL

  • F 1 VITA Design
  • 1a Indian type
  • F 2 Steenbleek type

CYLINDRO PARABOLIC

  • CP 1 Prata type
  • 1a Bowmans type
  • CP 2 Edmund Cat. Design

MIRROR PLANE

  • MP 1 Adam type (1878)
  • 1a Solar chef
  • 1b Bowmanís
  • 1c Farber type
  • 1d Japanese type
  • MP 2 Chinese type
  • 2a IIT Design
  • MP 3 FIT design
  • 3a Concept IV

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PARABOLIC CONCENTRATORS

Collapsible parabolas

  • PC 1 Umbryoler
  • 1a Umbryoler
  • 1b Japanese type
  • PC 2 Inflatable type
  • PC 3 Sobaco design
  • PC 4 Modified umbrella
  • 4b Brett Type
  • PC 5 Russian type
  • PC 6 Swedish type
  • PC 7 Chinese type

RIGID

Asymmetrical

  • PRA 1 Tabour type
  • 1a Concept II
  • PRA 2 Chinese type
  • PRA 3 Patel type
  • PRA 4 Murthy type

Shallow

  • PRS 1 Mouchot type (18th century)
  • 1a Wisconcin
  • 1b Thew type
  • 1c Boeing design
  • 1d Burman type
  • 1e Volta type
  • 1f WHO design
  • 1g Chinese variation
  • 1h Kulkarni
  • PRS 2 Double Parabola

Deep

  • PRA 1 Von oppen
  • 1 a Kapur type
  • PRD 2 German type

Entries made after June 99 are in this lilac color

Source:- TIDE., March 1998, 8-1, pp 1-37,

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CHART Ib - Box-type designs

WITHOUT MIRRORS
  • BWM 1 Saussure type
  • 1a Vaughen type
  • 1b Chinese type
  • BWM 2 Herscheles type
  • BWM 3 Saudi Arabian
  • 3 a Concept VI
  • 3b Rathinasamy
  • BWM 5 Shanmugam type
  • BWM 6 Warenheim
  • BWM 7 Fatangare Type

WITH MIRRORS

Single mirrors

  • BSM 1 Gosh type
  • 1a Hoda
  • 1b Pandya
  • 1c Bardoli
  • 1d Garg
  • 1e Concept VII
  • BSM 2 Kishor & Kumar type
  • BSM 3 Sayigh Type
  • BSM 4 ElSebii Type

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Double mirrors
  • BDM 1 Agarwal type
  • 1a Concept VII
  • BDM 3 Cheema Type

Three mirrors

  • BTM 1 Concept IX
  • 1a Concept Xa

Four mirrors

  • BFM 1 Halacy type

Four plus four

  • BFF 1 Telkes type
  • 1a Hoda
  • 1b Senegal
  • 1c Telkes II
  • 1d Bowman
  • 1e Concept XI
  • 1f VITA
  • 1g Muzumdar
  • 1h USA Patent
  • 1i Weyer
   

 

Source:- TIDE., March 1998, 8-1, pp 1-37,

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