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Performance and Durability Assessment:

Optical Materials for Solar Thermal Systems

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Elsevier Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engines & power transmission,
  • Solar thermal energy,
  • Optical materials,
  • Energy,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Solar collectors,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Optics,
  • Engineering - Mechanical,
  • Material Science,
  • Technology / Material Science

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Kohl (Editor), Bo Carlsson (Editor), S.E. Jorgensen (Editor), Alvin W CZANDERNA (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9267394M
    ISBN 100080444016
    ISBN 109780080444017

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