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Design Parameters

  • Stavros KarathanasisEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

When a Linear Fresnel Reflector System is designed, reflectors’ width, curvature (flat, circular or parabolic) and location, as well as, the tracking System, the height and the type (multiple tubes or single tube) of the receiver, must all be taken into account.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Environment and Spatial Planning of Central MacedoniaDecentralized Administration of Macedonia and ThraceThessalonikiGreece

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