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    • Application of a perforated shadow band to the decomposition of global solar irradiance 

      Brooks, Michael John (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The earth’s atmosphere causes pronounced spatial and temporal variability in downwelling solar radiation at the planet’s surface. Since the characterisation of sun strength is important in solar resource ...

    • Performance of a parabolic trough solar collector 

      Brooks, Michael John (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-03)
      Parabolic trough solar collectors (PTSCs) constitute a proven source of thermal energy for industrial process heat and power generation, although their implementation has been strongly influenced by economics. In recent ...