Linear Fresnel Reflector Systems for Solar Radiation Concentration

Theoretical Analysis, Mathematical Formulation and Parameters’ Computation using MATLAB

Authors: Karathanasis, Stavros

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  • Offers a complete, one-volume guide to the design of Linear Fresnel Reflector (LFR) systems for concentrating solar radiation
  • Provides MATLAB codes online to help solve the non-linear systems analyzed 
  • Presents a practical guide for engineers working in solar energy, and for advanced students wishing to understand the theoretical background and practical applications of LFR systems 
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This book offers a complete guide to designing Linear Fresnel Reflector Systems for concentrating solar radiation. It includes theoretical analyses, computational tools and mathematical formulae to facilitate the development, design, construction and application of these systems. In addition, the book presents a concise yet thorough treatment of the theory behind these systems, and provides useful and efficient calculation procedures that can be used to model and develop their practical applications. 
Along with the theoretical analyses provided in the book, the physical background is explained using mathematical formulae, illustrations, graphs and tables. Methods are presented for solving the non-linear mathematical systems that describe a significant variety of cases. In addition, MATLAB codes are supplied (both in the text and online). Consequently, readers interested in applying the methodology presented here will have all the source codes at hand, allowing them to easily expand on them by introducing appropriate modifications for their respective design configuration. 
Given its scope, the book will be of interest to engineers and researchers, who can use their scientific background to help them develop more energy-efficient Linear Fresnel Reflector systems. It will also appeal to students studying these systems for the first time, as it supplies a comprehensive overview of their theoretical analysis and applications. 

About the authors

Stavros Karathanasis has taught in the Postgraduate Study Program (Master Program) on “Environmental Physics” at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (School of Physics) since 2003. In addition, he is in charge of the assessment of Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), and the issuing of Environmental Permits for a large variety of activities and works, since 2003. Among them  Power Production from Renewable Energy Sources constitutes a considerable large part

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Linear Fresnel Reflector Systems for Solar Radiation Concentration
Book Subtitle
Theoretical Analysis, Mathematical Formulation and Parameters’ Computation using MATLAB
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-05279-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-05279-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-05278-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 353
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