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Solar Energy

  • Ion Bostan
  • Adrian Gheorghe
  • Valeriu Dulgheru
  • Ion Sobor
  • Viorel Bostan
  • Anatolie Sochirean
Chapter
Part of the Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality book series (TSRQ, volume 19)

Abstract

Designing a system for solar energy conversion into thermal energy or electricity is based on accurate assessment of the solar radiation in the given location and on the knowledge of solar radiation properties. The Sun is the closest star to the Earth, at the average distance of 1.5 × 1011m.

Keywords

Solar Radiation Wind Turbine Solar Collector Global Solar Radiation Maximum Power Point Tracking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ion Bostan
    • 1
  • Adrian Gheorghe
    • 2
  • Valeriu Dulgheru
    • 3
  • Ion Sobor
    • 1
  • Viorel Bostan
    • 1
  • Anatolie Sochirean
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of MoldovaChişinăuRepublic of Moldova
  2. 2.Engineering Management and Systems EngineeringOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA
  3. 3.Mechanical EngineeringTechnical University of MoldovaChişinăuRepublic of Moldova

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