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Publisher: ASME
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J. Sol. Energy Eng.
Paper No: SOL-23-1262
Published Online: July 2, 2024
... model predicted a storage efficiency in excess of 95% after five days of storage with a design storage temperature of 1200 °C. Insulation material and concrete temperature limits were considered as well. The validation of the methodology means the FEA model can simulate a range of scenarios for future...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng.
Paper No: SOL-23-1337
Published Online: April 30, 2024
..., constructed of low-carbon steel, pro-vides baseline deflection and stiffness under a 21 m/s operating wind speeds. Wind loads on the tracker structure are determined for both operating and stow conditions. An established roster of suitable metal alternative materials is considered including: glass, basalt...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021008.
Paper No: SOL-23-1096
Published Online: October 18, 2023
... materials The I–V characteristic of photovoltaic (PV) cells or panels must be modeled accurately. These accurate models can be used in many applications, such as solar cell design, quality control, internal failure detection, degradation analysis, energy prediction, or maximum power point tracking...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2023, 145(6): 061012.
Paper No: SOL-22-1280
Published Online: October 4, 2023
... the optimal mirror from a coastal climate with high humidity and airborne salts, for example. Table 12 highlights some material characterization techniques that may be useful in future experiments. Understanding the fundamental mechanisms of solar mirror degradation is integral to designing useful...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2024, 146(2): 021005.
Paper No: SOL-23-1146
Published Online: September 27, 2023
...Dylan C. McCord; Elizabeth J. Gager; Kangjae Lee; Anthony H. McDaniel; Juan C. Nino; Jonathan R. Scheffe Synthesis of solar thermochemical hydrogen (STCH) production redox materials with engineered structures, for example, replica foams, can enable efficient heat and mass transport and are critical...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2023, 145(3): 031008.
Paper No: SOL-21-1412
Published Online: November 11, 2022
.... , Zhang , Y. , Wang , C. , Lee , W. , Dong , B. , Odom , T. W. , Sun , C. , and Chen , W. , 2017 , “ Characterization and Design of Functional Quasi-Random Nanostructured Materials Using Spectral Density Function ,” ASME J. Mech. Des. , 139 ( 7 ), p. 071401 . doi.org...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2023, 145(2): 021010.
Paper No: SOL-22-1052
Published Online: September 13, 2022
...Kai Luo; Zui Zeng; Weiliang Ye; Dengke Wu; Jingtao Liu Disodium hydrogen phosphate dodecahydrate (DHPD) is a kind of phase-change hydrated material that has been widely used in heat-storage technology, but it has the common problems of supercooling and phase-separation of hydrated salts; therefore...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. June 2022, 144(3): 030905.
Paper No: SOL-21-1279
Published Online: March 7, 2022
...Adam C. Gladen; Dilpreet Bajwa One promising thermochemical reaction for energy storage is the hydration of hygroscopic salts. However, pure salts have poor cycle stability. The present work investigates a new composite material by impregnating a framework of crystalline nanocellulose (CNC...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2021, 143(4): 041001.
Paper No: SOL-20-1050
Published Online: November 2, 2020
... Division of ASME for publication in the J ournal of S olar E nergy E ngineering : I ncluding W ind E nergy and B uilding E nergy C onservation . 06 02 2020 29 09 2020 29 09 2020 02 11 2020 absorber efficiency energy materials measurement optics photovoltaics...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2021, 143(2): 021005.
Paper No: SOL-20-1129
Published Online: August 27, 2020
...Sobhy Ghoneam; Ahmed Hamada; Taha Sherif This article presents a study of modeling and optimization for the dynamic performance of wind turbine composite material blades and investigates the effects of composite material stacking sequence in addition to some design parameters such as twist angle (ɸ...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011014.
Paper No: SOL-19-1001
Published Online: September 6, 2019
... change material (PCM) within the building elements which increases their overall thermal capacity. In the present study, the temperature of inner room surface, with and without PCM incorporation, is calculated for composite climate of Delhi. The analysis of PCM sandwiched walls has been performed...
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J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2019, 141(1): 011009.
Paper No: SOL-18-1044
Published Online: September 14, 2018
... prone to instabilities caused by convective currents in the free-fall design. Challenges encountered during the tests included nonuniform mass flow rates, wind impacts, and oxidation/deterioration of the mesh structures. Alternative materials, designs, and methods are presented to overcome...