Karnataka J. Agric. Sci.,25 (2) : (287-288) 2012
Performance evaluation of improved solar cookers
S Desai, et al.
Preparing food with solar energy is a simple application of Solar thermal technology. Solar cooker works on the principle of solar energy absorption and need no fuel, emit no smoke, no soots spoil the cooking utensils as well as kitchen walls and keeps environment clean. Balasubramnian et al. (1990) conducted stagnation and water heating test using two types of solar cookers namely mirror boosted and double glazed box type solar cookers with same size vessels. (Anon., 1999) developed a light weight type solar cooker and compared its performance with the commercial solar cooker.