Solar Energy Pocket Reference

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Earthscan, 2005 - Science - 88 pages
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Drawing on the experience of some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use and affordable pocket reference includes a wealth of information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered range from solar angles, sun path diagrams, solar radiation and radiative properties of materials through to thermal collectors, thermal energy storage, photovoltaics and daylighting. The book also includes conversion factors and constants and is peppered throughout with helpful illustrations, equations and explanations. Anyone with an interest in solar energy, including professional architects and engineers, home builders, academic researchers, students and energy consultants will find a host of answers in this book - a practical assimilation of data, fundamentals and guidelines for application.

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Contents

conversion local solar
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f Shading
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Thermal collector overview
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Christopher Martin is a researcher at the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. Yogi Goswami is President of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES)..

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