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Calculation of Pressure and Density in Solar Power Plant Chimneys

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Theodor W. von Backström

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Stellenbosch, 7600 South Africa e-mail: twvb@sun.ac.za

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(1), 127-129 (Jan 27, 2003) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1530198 History: Received July 01, 2001; Revised April 01, 2002; Online January 27, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Grahic Jump Location
Solar chimney schematic
Grahic Jump Location
Differential volume for deriving vertical momentum equation for chimney flow

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