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Coupling of Convective and Radiative Heat Transfer in PV Cooling Ducts

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B. J. Brinkworth

Cardiff University, PO Box 685, Cardiff CF24 3TA, UKe-mail: brinkworthbj@cardiff.ac.uk

J. Sol. Energy Eng 124(3), 250-255 (Aug 01, 2002) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1498847 History: Received August 01, 2001; Online August 01, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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Wall temperatures in simultaneously-developing laminar duct flow, with Ri=1,Tr=1,ReD=1500 and 2500—comparisons with results of Liu and Sparrow 13
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Wall temperatures in simultaneously-developing laminar duct flow, with Ri=1,Tr=4,ReD=1500 and 2500—comparisons with results of Liu and Sparrow 13
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Wall temperatures in thermally-developing turbulent duct flow, with Ri=1,Tr=1,ReD=10,000
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Heat transfer processes in a PV installation—fluxes and coefficients at (a) the PV panel (b) the cooling duct
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Temperatures in fully-developed laminar duct flow with radiation heat transfer: (a) air temperature profiles (b) wall temperatures

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