Active Solar Collectors and Their Applications

Hardcover | June 1, 1979

byAri Rabl

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Provides a survey of solar geometry and meteorological data, the optics of various kinds of solar collectors, the mechanics of heat transfer, and private elements of system deign, optimization, and economic analysis. Also discussed are testing, methods and materials, and tracking andnontracking collectors.

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Provides a survey of solar geometry and meteorological data, the optics of various kinds of solar collectors, the mechanics of heat transfer, and private elements of system deign, optimization, and economic analysis. Also discussed are testing, methods and materials, and tracking andnontracking collectors.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:517 pages, 9.49 × 6.38 × 1.18 inPublished:June 1, 1979Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195035461

ISBN - 13:9780195035469

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Table of Contents

1. Survey of Solar Equipment and Applications2. Solar Geometry3. Insolation Data and Models4. Collector Efficiency and Collector Testing5. Fundamentals of Optics for Solar Collectors6. Optics of Nontracking Collectors7. Tracking Concentrator Types8. Optical Analysis and Optimization of Parabolic Reflectors9. Heat Transfer in Solar Collectors10. Heat Transfer Factors11. System Models12. Applications13. Practical Considerations14. Economic Analysis15. System OptimizationAppendix A. NomenclatureAppendix B. UnitsAppendix C. Properties of MaterialsAppendix D. Meteorological DataAppendix E. Circumsolar DataIndex