Solar Radiation on a Catenary Collector (Paperback)

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A tent-shaped structure with a flexible photovoltaic blanket acting as a catenary collector is presented. The shadow cast by one side of the collector produces a shadow on the other side of the collector. This self-shading effect is analyzed. The direct beam, the diffuse, and the albedo radiation on the collector are determined. An example is given for the insolation on the collector operating on Viking Lander 1 (VL1). Crutchik, M. and Appelbaum, J. Glenn Research Center NAGW-2022; RTOP 506-41-11...
Product Details
ISBN: 9781728924212
ISBN-10: 1728924219
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: October 18th, 2018
Pages: 36
Language: English