Exergetic Efficiencies and the Exergy Content of Terrestrial Solar Radiation

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Sean E. Wright

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Denver, Campus Box 112, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, Colorado, 80217-3364, USA

Marc A. Rosen

School of Manufacturing Engineering, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(1), 673-676 (Feb 12, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1636796 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised June 01, 2003; Online February 12, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Example of typical spectrums for solar radiation under clear sky conditions for AM0, AM1 and AM4
Grahic Jump Location
Directional distribution model used for exergy content calculations




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