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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 014502.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... unified cost method. 30 09 2010 06 09 2011 29 11 2011 29 11 2011 costing heat losses heat transfer investment power generation economics solar absorber-convertors solar power stations economic heat losses technical optimum cost solar energy swimming pool...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011013.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... be decomposed into a broad background described by a blackbody spectrum with a temperature of T = 6000 ± 200 K and the characteristic line spectrum of xenon. 04 04 2011 16 09 2011 29 11 2011 29 11 2011 lamps solar absorber-convertors xenon Recently, high...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 014501.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... aluminium pumps solar absorber-convertors solar cells solar energy concentrators stainless steel photovoltaic water pump booster reflector aluminum foil stainless steel 304 water flow rate performance Photovoltaic panels which are made from semiconducting materials can directly...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011012.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... 2011 29 11 2011 29 11 2011 heat losses solar absorber-convertors sunlight Collector thermal efficiency is defined as the ratio of energy collected by the working fluid to the direct normal solar radiation incident upon the collector aperture. It is typically determined by...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011014.
Published Online: November 29, 2011
... exergy efficiency of the studied system. 27 04 2011 21 09 2011 29 11 2011 29 11 2011 exergy photovoltaic cells solar absorber-convertors photovoltaic/thermal solar collector natural convection glass cover thermal efficiency electrical efficiency exergy...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2012, 134(1): 011003.
Published Online: November 1, 2011
... 01 11 2011 01 11 2011 heat exchangers heat transfer power engineering computing solar absorber-convertors solar power stations steam turbines The fossil fuels currently satisfying most of the global energy demand could be gradually substituted by renewable energy sources...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 044502.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
... 804 W/m 2 , yielding at each point the irradiance uniformity percentage of 8.9, 7.6, 6.9, and 7.8%, respectively. The infrared radiation produced by the lamps was filtered by air flowing over the test area. 21 06 2010 31 05 2011 18 10 2011 18 10 2011 solar absorber...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041008.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... standard cooling plant, the net present value of the cost to install and operate the solar cooling plants are higher than the one for the standard cooling plant. 11 11 2010 13 06 2011 13 10 2011 13 10 2011 absorption computer centres cooling solar absorber-convertors solar...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041009.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... efficiency reached is 10%, which corresponds to an optimal optical thickness of around 2. 13 05 2011 18 06 2011 13 10 2011 13 10 2011 convection Monte Carlo methods solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators tin compounds thermochemical cycles tin dioxide...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041003.
Published Online: September 20, 2011
... 2011 20 09 2011 20 09 2011 evaporation heat transfer solar absorber-convertors temperature distribution solar collector measurement heat transfer efficiency Evaporation of the heat transfer fluid inside a solar thermal collector may occur in two completely...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031024.
Published Online: August 17, 2011
... model benchmarking based on a reference aerosol database, is proposed. The bankability of current datasets is questioned. 11 01 2011 08 06 2011 17 08 2011 17 08 2011 aerosols photovoltaic power systems solar absorber-convertors solar power stations CSP CPV DNI...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031020.
Published Online: August 5, 2011
... flow simulation ray tracing solar absorber-convertors solar radiation testing CFD cavity receiver Fluent discrete ordinates irradiance Rigorous computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes such as ansys fluent (www.fluent.com) can accurately simulate complex coupled processes within...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031021.
Published Online: August 5, 2011
... eye protection health hazards optical elements solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators solar power stations sunlight Assessment of the potential hazards of glint and glare from concentrating solar power plants is an important requirement to ensure public safety [( 1 2 3...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031018.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... for manual or automated adjustment of facets on a dish assembly line. 17 01 2011 31 05 2011 28 07 2011 28 07 2011 solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators solar power Stirling engines CSP dish stirling alignment fringe reflection production...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031015.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... radiation Monte Carlo methods pipe flow radiative transfer rarefied fluid dynamics solar absorber-convertors solar power stations vacuum pumps The central component of concentrating solar power (CSP) plants is the receiver, where solar radiation that has been concentrated by collectors is...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031017.
Published Online: July 28, 2011
... 28 07 2011 28 07 2011 mirrors power system simulation solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators solar power stations concentrated solar power tower heliostat field annual performance calculation software In contrast to fossil fired power plants, solar...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031012.
Published Online: July 25, 2011
... absorber-convertors solar power stations Water is the basic commodity for life. Its inhomogeneous distribution on earth in quality and quantity influences human behavior and in some region of the world its scarcity or its bad quality represents a severe limitation to human life. In some cases like...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 035001.
Published Online: July 25, 2011
... engineering mirrors photovoltaic power systems solar absorber-convertors solar cells solar energy concentrators solar power stations Heliostats used in tower-based central receiver systems (TB-CRS) are traditionally much larger and heavier than Photovoltaic modules commonly used on the roofs of...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031004.
Published Online: July 19, 2011
... exchangers heat transfer high-temperature techniques hybrid power systems solar absorber-convertors solar power stations pressurized air solar absorber hybrid solar gas turbine compact heat exchangers solar tower Hybrid solar gas turbine technology for electricity generation offers...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031003.
Published Online: July 19, 2011
... power generation economics sheet materials solar absorber-convertors solar energy concentrators solar power stations solar collectors parabolic mirrors low cost fabrication Solar mirror collectors are a major subsystem of many solar energy systems, particularly for solar thermal...