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dc.contributor.author Bandeira, Afonso
dc.contributor.author Bell, Christopher G.
dc.contributor.author Charpin, Jean P. F.
dc.contributor.author Gaburro, Romina
dc.contributor.author Soussi, Sofiane
dc.contributor.author Wilson, Eddie R.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-14T14:18:44Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-14T14:18:44Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3325
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The design of solar panels is investigated. Different aspects of this problem are presented. A formula averaging the solar energy received on a given location is derived first. The energy received by the collecting solar panel is then calculated using a specially designed algorithm. The geometry of the device collecting the energy may then be optimised using different algorithms. The results show that for a given depth, devices of smaller width are more energy efficient than those of wider dimensions. This leads to a more economically efficient design. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceeding of the Seventy European Study Group with Industry (EGSI70);pp. 183-210
dc.subject solar reflector en_US
dc.subject inverse problem en_US
dc.title Solar Reflector Design en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid 06/MI/005 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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