1. Salaria K.S., Singh M. 1978‘Solar Cooking Applicances’ Proc National Solar Energy Convention, Bhavnagar Dec., 250-256.
  2. Sharm .S., Phillp S.K., 1993. " Development of low cost cardboard solar cooker"in N.K Babnal ed. New Dimentions in reneable energy, Proc. of NSEC, New Delhi, Dec. 92, 52-56.
  3. Shanmugam et al 1981`Solar Cooker using Coating for Enhanced Solar Thermal EnergyConvention’ National Solar Energy Convention, Bangalore, SC :01.
  4. Singh 1993. In N K Bansal ed. " New dimentions in Reneable energy" Proc.NSEC, New Delhi Dec ‘92, pp 48-51.
  5. Srinivasan et al . 1979.‘A Simple Technique for Fabrication of Paraboloid concentrator’ Solar Energy, 22, 463 - 465,
  6. Stam H. 1961‘Cheap but Practical Solar Kitchens’ UN conference on New Sources of Energy, Rome August, 309 - 310.
  7. Subodh Kumar, 1994."Heat loss from parabolic concentrators .." Reneable Energy- an International Journal 4 (3 ), 333-37.
  8. Sudhakar k. et al 1981 ‘A Performance of an Inbuilt Storage Water Heater’ Proc. of NSEC Convention, NH:11, Bangalore. Page 1.039,
  9. Swet S.J. 1972‘A Universal Solar Kitchen’ Seventh Inter-Society Energy Conversion Engineering Conference 1972 and also as Report No.APL/JHU C P OIS Applied Physics Lab. John Hopkins University, Silver Springs Md. 20910, 1972.
  10. Tabor H. 1966,‘A Solar Cooker for Developed Country’ Solar Energy (4) 153 - 157,
  11. Telkes M. 1959.‘Solar Cooking ovens’ Solar Energy Vol.III(1) 1-11,
  12. Vaughan B.D. 1979, `Simple Solar Cooker from India’ Appropriate Technology 6 (1) May Page 12.
  13. Venkatesham Y. 1980.‘Geneva fair brings together useful Technologies for Developing Countries’ Invn. Int. Oct-Dec. 438,
  14. Venugopal S. 1978. ‘Portable Solar Milk Heater’ Invention Intelligence, March 1,
  15. VITA 1961 Evaluation of Solar Cookers, Vita Report No. 10, 1961 VITA, 3706, Rhode Island Avenue, Mt. Rainier, Mary Land, USA.
  16. VITA 1971. ‘Solar Cooker Construction Manual’ 11009 BK A VITA Publication (please see Ref. No. 5 above for address).
  17. Von Oppen M. 1977 ‘The Sun Basket App. Technology, Vol, 4, No. 38-10,
  18. Walton J.D. Jr. et al 1977 ‘A State of Art Survey of Solar Powered Pumps, Solar Cookers, and Wood Burning Stoves’. Final Report 1977 Georgia Institue of Technology Altanta, Georgia - 30332. Georgia Tech. Project A-2004.
  19. Wentzel, 1966. ‘Performance evaluation of Solar Cookers ..’. Journal of Energy in South Africa, 7 ( 3 ), 85-88.
  20. Wielke Herms 1997. ‘Always the Sun’ German News June-july , page 10.
  21. Whiller A. 1965. ‘ A Stove for Boiling foods using Solar Energy’ Sun at Work Vol.10 (1) 9-12,
  22. Mujumdar Debabratha, NSEC, Dec. 15-18, 1983, 1Vadodara, pp 109-110.
  23. Cheema L S , NSEC, Dec 15-18,1983, Vadodara, pp 95-97.
  24. Kishor & Kumar, SESI Journal, 4 (2)pp 87-91, 1994.
  25. Herliyani Suharta, K Abdullah, A Sayiah, Solar Energy 64, 4-6, pp 121-132, 1998
  26. Medved S, Meglic B, Novak P, Solar Ball, Energy-an Int Journal, 21 (12)pp 1257-64,1996.

Source:- TIDE., March 1998, 8-1, pp 1-37, For Comments, suggestions,contributions contact <>

PREVIOUS PART References A to R   NEXT PART web page


For easy NAVIGATION use this chart.

OTHER LINKS are found under References S to W

Collapsible Parabola Parabolic Concentrators light from above
Box type designs Box with 2 reflectors Indirect types
Chemical types Selection of best type GATE Table 2
GATE Table 2a Table 3 References A to R
References S to W To Home page web page


Comments or questions? Rush mail to


MGM College, Udupi- 576 102, INDIA. This is one of the best first Grade Colleges in the State on the threshold of GOLDEN JUBILEE celebrations.

Solar Cooker International, At present number one NGO popularising Solar Cookers and Cooking. One would find a wealth on information in this site. E-Mail:

VITA, Volunteers in Technical Assistance, USA. It was one of the foremost NGO in 70-75. Even now it has lot of publications to offer on Solar Cookers as well as Wood Stove and various other alternative energy sources. E-mail:

TIDE, Quarterly published by Tata Energy Research Institute, Darbari Sheth Block, Habitat Place, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110 003. This is the number one organizations of India keeping a tab on a whole lot of Energy and other Resources. E-Mail: &

BRETT WHITE was the first contributor to this SITE. He is specilizing on folding type solar conceentrators. He has plans to do his masters too at Australia.

Deris Jeannette, visit her site to learn more about Cleardome Solar Cooker