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Journal: Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2023, 145(3): 031002.
Paper No: SOL-22-1008
Published Online: October 7, 2022
...Moucun Yang; Liming Zhi; Huan Liu; Yuezhao Zhu; Robert A. Taylor Large-scale parabolic trough collectors (PTCs) are generally installed in flat, open areas. Their specific costs ($/m 2 ) are dependent on wind load-based structural design factors. To help estimate these wind loads, validated...