Generation of Hourly Ambient Temperature from Generalized Cumulative Frequency Distributions

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V. V. Satyamurty, P. Ravikumar

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302, India

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(2), 683-695 (May 04, 2004) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1668001 History: Received February 01, 2003; Revised October 01, 2003; Online May 04, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Temperature
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% Occurrences of T̅̂ah in different bins
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Cumulative distributions of hourly ambient temperature for different values of T̅̂ah for different T̅̂ah, generated from data  
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Comparison of predicted Tah with data values for different locations
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Variation of hourly ambient temperatures during a day from present distributions
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Cumulative frequency distributions for hourly and daily ambient temperatures
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Variation of the coefficients a1,n,b1,n,c1,n and a2,n,b2,n c2,n with the hour
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Variation of Tah,max and Tah,min for different latitudes
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Variation of T⁁ah with T̅̂ah for different values of cumulative frequency, f
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Variation of the constants Ath and Bth with cumulative frequency, f
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Comparison of values of T⁁ah from Eqs. (4) to (8) and from Eqs. (32) to (36) for different values of T̅̂ah




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