A Mirror Tracking Mechanism

  • N.M. DeheleanEmail author
  • L.M. Dehelean
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 3)


Solar heliostat field use a tower and a set of mirrors spread over a precise area. The publications refer to solar energy name the mirror that tracks to the Sun as heliostat. There is yet a theory related to the heliostat tracking. Indeed, there is a set of methods of tracking control based on calculus algorithm. The paper tries to promote a mechanism that implement the reflection function to facilitate the heliostat target orientation. The mechanism should be equipped with a target line sensor. This one must target the Sun.


Solar energy Solar concentrator Tracking mechanism Heliostat 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.“Politehnica” University of TimisoaraTimisoaraRomania

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