Performance and Durability Assessment: - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080444017, 9780080538631

Performance and Durability Assessment:

1st Edition

Optical Materials for Solar Thermal Systems

Editors: Michael Kohl Bo Carlsson S.E. Jorgensen Alvin CZANDERNA
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080444017
eBook ISBN: 9780080538631
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st October 2004
Page Count: 412
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Description

  • Introduction to the performance and durability assessment of optical materials for solar thermal systems
  • Materials performance and system performance
  • Environmental stress conditions
  • Durability assessment and service lifetime prediction
  • Methods for reducing environmental stress in solar collectors
  • Modeling of microclimates, ventilation rate testing procedures, and case studies on polymeric glazings

Key Features

  • 2 real examples demonstrate how to obtain the service life of solar collector systems
  • Reassuringly durable, providing fundamentals that will continue to be valuable over the next 5-10 years
  • Lighting a pathway for the commercialisation of solar products

Readership

Scientists and researchers and engineers investigating optical materials for solar thermal development

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the performance and durability assessment of optical materials for solar thermal systems
  • Materials performance and system performance
  • Environmental stress conditions
  • Durability assessment and service lifetime prediction
  • Methods for reducing environmental stress in solar collectors
  • Modeling of microclimates, ventilation rate testing procedures, and case studies on polymeric glazings

Details

No. of pages:
412
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080538631
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080444017

About the Editor

Michael Kohl

Bo Carlsson

S.E. Jorgensen

Affiliations and Expertise

DFH, Miljokemi, Copenhagen, Denmark

Alvin CZANDERNA

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Czanderna Consulting, Denver, USA