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Journal Articles
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...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041012.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
... cooling elemental semiconductors mass transfer photovoltaic power systems silicon solar cells sunlight References 1 Cordero , N. , Ginige , R. , Corbett , B. , and Kennedy , K. , 2002 , “ Thermal Modeling of TPV Systems ,” in Proceedings of the Eighth Intersociety...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041002.
Published Online: September 20, 2011
... stations and 2% prediction error for primary stations. 04 03 2010 05 12 2010 20 09 2011 20 09 2011 building management systems solar power sunlight weather forecasting Köppen–Geiger climate zone universal solar model Zhang and Huang model Solar radiation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031021.
Published Online: August 5, 2011
... 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 )]. Glint...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 015001.
Published Online: February 14, 2011
... conversion biofuel bioreactors flue gas desulphurisation microorganisms solar power sunlight wastewater treatment spatial light-dilution photobioreactor microalgae kinetics efficiency There is a significant interest in increasing the variety of goods produced and services performed...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2009, 131(3): 031003.
Published Online: June 10, 2009
... solar cells solar power stations sunlight Collectors in a solar field are deployed in many rows with spacing for maintenance purpose. In this arrangement, collectors of one row may cast a shadow on the adjacent row during the day, thus decreasing the amount of collected energy. The shading...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2008, 130(4): 041012.
Published Online: October 6, 2008
...Juan M. Coronado; Benigno Sánchez; Fernando Fresno; Silvia Suárez; Raquel Portela In this work, the influence of the reactor configuration and the characteristics of the catalysts on the photodegradation of trichloroethylene (TCE) vapors are studied under sunlight illumination. The photocatalytic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2008, 130(2): 021004.
Published Online: March 10, 2008
... 10 03 2008 building simulation neural nets office environment solar power sunlight weather forecasting building energy simulation solar models weather files To perform energy analysis of new and existing building, detailed simulation tools such as DOE-2 ( 1 ), TRNSYS...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 014503.
Published Online: January 7, 2008
... numerical modeling absorber design irradiance isosurfaces ray tracing solar energy concentrators sunlight 15 11 2006 09 06 2007 07 01 2008 As a second step, we considered a different direction and calculated the energy concentration on the planes located perpendicular...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 011016.
Published Online: December 28, 2007
...Juan M. Coronado, Ph.D.; Benigno Sánchez, Ph.D.; Raquel Portela; Silvia Suárez, Ph.D. In the present work, we have studied the photocatalytic degradation of trichloroethylene (TCE) under sunlight illumination with the aim of determining the feasibility of using this technology for gas purification...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2007, 129(4): 486–493.
Published Online: November 4, 2006
.... 26 07 2005 04 11 2006 architecture atmospheric optics clouds daylighting energy conservation light sources neural nets sky brightness statistical analysis sunlight turbidity Daylighting is an effective sustainable development strategy to enhance a more energy-efficient...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2007, 129(2): 141–146.
Published Online: July 8, 2006
... graphite thermal energy storage solar absorber-convertors solar power stations sodium sunlight mirrors high-temperature techniques poles and towers solar power tower liquid fluoride salt Brayton cycle graphite heat storage The central challenge for solar power towers is economics...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2006, 128(3): 394–405.
Published Online: January 19, 2006
... radiation sunlight astronomy computing direct solar irradiance neural network Bayesian inference pruning sensitivity analysis Knowledge of solar radiation is essential for the proper design of solar energy systems. For instance, knowledge of direct irradiance is particularly important...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 156–160.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... concentrators natural sciences computing tracking sunlight Paraboloidal Dish Concentrators Solar Trace Solar Altitude Angle Solar Noon Absorber Parabolic trough or paraboloidal dish concentrators (PDC) are usually designed with continuous sun-tracking mechanism in the north–south and east...
Topics: Solar energy
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 150–152.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS for publication in the ASME JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING . Manuscript received by the ASME Solar Division March 2003; final revision April 2004. Associate Editor: A. Walker. 01 March 2003 01 April 2004 07 02 2005 sunlight solar power...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 86–93.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... pyrometers thermocouples chemical reactors measurement errors filters sunlight An important area of research in the field of solar thermal chemistry is the development of reactors that effect endothermic chemical reactions with concentrated solar energy as the source of process heat. References...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2005, 127(1): 70–75.
Published Online: February 7, 2005
... Division December 2003; final revision March 2004. Associate Editor: A. Steinfeld. 01 December 2003 01 March 2004 07 02 2005 radiative transfer heat transfer coatings nanoparticles gold sunlight optical glass optical windows solar control films Solar Glazing Gold...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 333–342.
Published Online: November 8, 2004
... to 2001 more than 100 million m 2 collectors were installed world over. Of this, about 28% were unglazed collectors, 49% were traditional flat plate collectors, and about 22% were ETC ( 1 ). solar absorber-convertors solar heating sunlight 08 07 2004 08 11 2004...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 413–416.
Published Online: October 28, 2004
.... 11 05 2004 28 10 2004 photochemistry catalysis oxidation reduction (chemical) hydrogen economy sunlight dyes Solar Hydrogen Production Water Splitting Visible Light Photocatalysts Dye Sensitization Photocatalytic splitting of water into H 2 and O...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 417–420.
Published Online: September 22, 2004
... solar power sunlight Solar Radiation Sunshine Hour PassiveSolar Building, Based on the experience gained worldwide, the passive solar building technology, has been successfully demonstrated in the Western Himalayan Indian state of Himachal Pradesh ( 1 ). The sunshine is available...