Consider an idealized flat-plate solar collector. Assume that there are no heat losses to conduction or convection.

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Consider an idealized flat-plate solar collector. Assume that there are no heat losses to conduction or convection. Assume that the insolation is 1000 W/m2 incident at an angle of 45◦ from the vertical. Compute the temperature of the black body in radiative equilibrium assuming that 

(a) The collector is horizontal,
(b) The collector is tilted at 35◦ towards the Sun.

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The Physics of Energy

ISBN: 978-1107016651

1st edition

Authors: Robert L. Jaffe, Washington Taylor

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