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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2013, 135(3): 031006.
Paper No: SOL-12-1289
Published Online: April 25, 2013
... is gratefully acknowledged. If the mounting conditions are known, the finite element analysis is a powerful technique to determine mirror shape in different tracking angles and load cases. For evaluation of the impact of deformation on the optical performance, the results of the performed analyses...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2011, 133(4): 041010.
Published Online: October 13, 2011
... simulation that is presented in this paper. Replicating the experimental prototype, both 2D and 3D models of a three-bladed vertical axis wind turbine were generated. Full transient computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations using mesh deformation capability available in ansys-CFX were run from turbine...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2004, 126(1): 581–586.
Published Online: February 12, 2004
... potential heat exchanger materials, polybutylene and nylon 6,6, is presented. Two failure mechanisms are considered: failure caused by material rupture (as indicated by the hydrostatic burst strength) and failure caused by excessive deformation (as indicated by the creep modulus). Hydrostatic burst strength...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2002, 124(4): 404–411.
Published Online: November 8, 2002
... sections of the blade, and edgewise fatigue tests. Since some blades could be re-used after a first test, a total number of 42 blade tests has been carried out in three different testing laboratories. The blades showed large deformation, development of creep and stiffness reduction. After correction...
Topics: Blades