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Solar Energy - the State of the Art: ISES Position Papers

Edited By: Jeffrey M Gordon

James and James Science Publishers

Hardback | May 2001 | #123948 | ISBN: 1902916239
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Comprises twelve individual chapters, each dedicated to one of the major solar energy sub-disciplines and authored by an internationally recognised expert in the field. Papers examine the technology and field in question, discuss the rudiments and major applications, review the current science and technology and explore the remaining challenges for the future.


List of Authors * Preface * Solar and Natural Resources for a Better Efficiency in the Built Environment, M. Santamouris * Glazings and Coatings, K. G. Terry Hollands, J. L. Wright and C. G. Granqvist * Selectively Solar-Absorbing Coatings, E Wackelgard, G. A. Niklasson and C. G. Granqvist * Solar Collectors, Grayham L. Morrison * Solar Water Heating, Grayham L. Morrison * Photovoltaic Physics and Devices, Martin A. Green * Solar Concentrators, R. Winston * The Cost of Pollution and the Benefit of Solar Energy, A. Rabl and J. V. Spadaro * Solar Process Heat: Distillation, Drying, Agricultural and Industrial Uses, B. Norton * Solar Resource Assessment: a Review, R. Perez, R. Aguiar, M. Collares-Pereira, D. Dumortier, H. Lund, J. Michalsky, J. A. Olseth, D. Renne, M. Rymes, A. Skartveit, F. Vignola and A. Zelenka * Solar Thermal Electricity, D. R. Mills * Wind Energy Review, D. Milborrow * Index

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