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Title: Transmittance-absorptance product of solar glazing with transparent insulation materials
Authors: Kaushika, N D
Arulanantham, M
Keywords: Transparent insulation materials
Solar glazing
Transmittance-absorptance product
Solar energy materials
Issue Date: 1996
Citation: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 44(4), 383-395
Abstract: The transmittance-absorptance product of solar glazing containing the transparent insulation material (TIM) of square celled honeycomb is investigated. A method is developed for the determination of transmittance-absorptance product of beam, sky and ground diffuse solar radiations using the individual transmittances of cellular array and encapsulating covers; the internal reflections are taken into account. Three practical cases; cellular array, cellular array with top cover, and cellular array with top and bottom covers are considered. The results are presented for beam radiation as a function of angle of incidence and sky and ground diffuse radiation as a function of tilt angle. The predicted results are tested by measuring the global radiation transmittance of commercial TIM; the predicted results deviate from the measurements by an average of 2.0%.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/253
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