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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041007.
Published Online: October 11, 2011
... and to provide valuable design insights. computational fluid dynamics thermal conductivity thermal energy storage thermal insulation thermodynamics The time-averaged SEN efficiencies plotted in Fig. 7 suggest that η SEN2 decreases with the increasing thickness of the wall. This is in tune...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2010, 132(3): 031006.
Published Online: June 14, 2010
... hydrogen gas in the vacuum annulus that surrounds the steel receiver tube, thus compromising the thermal insulation of the receiver. The hydrogen gas is formed during the thermal decomposition of the organic HTF that circulates inside the receiver loop, and the installation of hydrogen getters inside...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2008, 130(2): 021009.
Published Online: March 11, 2008
.... With this arrangement, ZnO is directly exposed to concentrated solar radiation and serves simultaneously the functions of radiant absorber, chemical reactant, and thermal insulator. The multilayer cylindrical cavity is made of sintered ZnO tiles placed on top of a porous 80 % Al 2 O 3 – 20 % Si O 2 insulation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2007, 129(4): 431–437.
Published Online: November 1, 2006
...Jie Ji; Hua Yi; Wei He; Gang Pei The design of the novel PV-Trombe wall in Hefei is theoretically processed in this paper. The area of winter air vents and width of PV-Trombe wall are determined, the effects of two improvements (thermal insulation and shading curtain) are investigated...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2007, 129(2): 243–248.
Published Online: April 25, 2006
... of coatings, the performance analysis of the heat insulation, and the assessment of the building microheat environment. building management systems ventilation albedo thermal insulation thermal pollution integral equations albedo coating heat insulation building heat environment heat island...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2006, 128(3): 338–348.
Published Online: November 4, 2005
... , Cradley Heath, UK . 06 05 2005 04 11 2005 sandwich structures fibre reinforced plastics steel structural panels sheet materials thermal insulation thermal insulating materials roofs 1 In recent years, unvented cathedral attics have gained attention as a means...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2003, 125(1): 120–123.
Published Online: January 27, 2003
...-convertors chemical reactions thermochemistry heat radiation thermal insulation 01 Nov 2001 01 May 2002 27 01 2003 Contributed by the Solar Energy Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for publication in the ASEM JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2001, 123(1): 18–29.
Published Online: December 1, 2000
... and analyzed using the Interzone Temperature Profile Estimation (ITPE) technique. A parametric analysis is conducted to determine the effect of thermal insulation U-value, slab size, and water table depth on the total slab heat loss. In particular, it was found that the total slab heat loss is independent...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2000, 122(2): 69–83.
Published Online: May 1, 2000
.... The solutions provide the soil temperature field, and the total slab heat gain. A parametric analysis is conducted to determine the effect of thermal insulation U-value and insulation width on the mean, amplitude, and phase lag of total slab heat gain. In particular, it was found that the mean and the amplitude...