Captadores solares de placa plana para el secado solar indirecto de alimentos: características y aplicaciones


  • Eduardo Figueroa-Garcia Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico de Tlajomulco, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, México. / Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico José Mario Molina Pasquel y Henríquez, Campus Cocula, calle Tecnológico núm. 1000, colonia Lomas de Cocula, Cocula, Jalisco, México, C. P. 48500.
  • Arturo Moisés Chávez-Rodríguez Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico de Tlajomulco, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, México.


Palabras clave:

energía solar, secado solar, captador solar de placa plana, captador solar de placa plana híbrido


La industria alimentaria utiliza hasta el 15 % del total de la energía eléctrica que demanda el sector industrial, principalmente en procesos de secado. Esto suscita la búsqueda de nuevas alternativas de secado que reduzcan el uso de energía eléctrica. Una opción es el secado solar, principalmente, el de tipo indirecto, a través de captadores solares de placa plana (CSPP). El objetivo de este trabajo fue analizar los recientes desarrollos de los CSPP, características, ventajas, desventajas, eficiencia y diversas tecnologías utilizadas en conjunto, para aumentar la eficiencia térmica en el secado solar. Los CSPP han desarrollado, a través de la hibridación con la utilización de otras fuentes de energía (eléctrica, biomasa, solar), un incremento en su eficiencia que los vuelve cada vez más viables para ser utilizados en procesos comerciales de secado de alimentos.

Biografía del autor/a

Eduardo Figueroa-Garcia, Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico de Tlajomulco, Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, México. / Tecnológico Nacional de México, Instituto Tecnológico José Mario Molina Pasquel y Henríquez, Campus Cocula, calle Tecnológico núm. 1000, colonia Lomas de Cocula, Cocula, Jalisco, México, C. P. 48500.

Profesor de Asignatura / Departamento de ingenierías


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Cómo citar

Figueroa-Garcia, E., & Chávez-Rodríguez, A. M. . . (2022). Captadores solares de placa plana para el secado solar indirecto de alimentos: características y aplicaciones. CienciaUAT, 17(1), 162-170.



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