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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005708
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
..., including wind power, hydro power, biomass and biofuels, solar energy, and fuel cells. biomass fuels corrosion protection hydro power renewable energy solar energy solid oxide fuel cells thermal spray applications wind power IN RECENT YEARS, renewable energy has continued to grow strongly...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001091
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... energy efficiency and radiation resistance of GaAs solar cells can be exploited while reducing the total weight of GaAs-based solar cells. While providing the same amount of power as silicon solar cells, GaAs-on-germanium solar cells can be made smaller, thereby allowing a satellite to carry a larger...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... power Solar arrays, batteries, electronics, and cables Thermal control subsystem Monitors and controls temperatures Heaters, radiators, heat pipes, louvers, insulation, and coatings Structures and mechanisms subsystem Physically supports spacecraft components, moves them as necessary...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06.a0001465
EISBN: 978-1-62708-173-3
... several technological challenges. One of the problems is the lack of a high-capacity electrical power supply. Electrical power generation is currently produced by one of three methods: batteries, fuel cells (power generation from the combination of oxygen and hydrogen to form water), and direct solar...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... and water without involving the metal atoms. This magnetic field projects into outer space where it is affected by the “solar wind” consisting of solar plasma (high-energy protons, electrons, and other subatomic particles). The sun produces a stream of solar plasma of varying intensity with bursts...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... used to permit the passage of light in and allow people to see out. They can allow free solar heating to enter yet must prevent warm or cool air from escaping. During the summer, they should prevent excessive solar heat gain yet not impede the view to the exterior. Windows must withstand all loads...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005736
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... Electrical/Electronic Device Applications References References 1. Janowiecki R. , Willson M. , and Harris D.H. , Plasma Spraying Process for Preparing Polycrystalline Solar Cells , U.S. Patent 4,003,770 , 1977 2. Sampath S. , Thermal Spray Applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006073
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... presence contributes to the solar spectrum as it is received on earth. The sun emits energy created by the thermonuclear fusion of hydrogen into helium. Four hydrogen nuclei have more mass than one helium nucleus and as each helium atom is formed, the excess mass is converted into energy that powers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005620
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... applications of roll welding is the fabrication of heat exchangers. This process is used to fabricate flat solar collectors. In another method of heat-exchanger fabrication, three plates are stacked, with the middle plate containing the flow channels. The stacked plates are initially held together by tack...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006787
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... in towers, where molten salts are heated and pumped to a storage tank where they can power an electric-power-generating system (EPGS) in which thermal energy is converted to electricity. Afterward, the cooled molten salt is pumped to the solar tower to be reheated. Source: Ref 76 . Courtesy of U.S...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006648
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
...-Discharge Mass Spectrometer” ASTM F 2405-04 “Standard Test Method for Trace Metallic Impurities in High Purity Copper by High Mass-Resolution Glow-Discharge Mass Spectrometer” SEMI PV1-0211 “Test Method for Measuring Trace Elements in Silicon Feedstock for Silicon Solar Cells by High Mass-Resolution...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 6A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v06a.a0005607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-174-0
... glass for photovoltaic panels. Foil in the range of 0.004 to 0.12 mm (0.0002 to 0.004 in.) thickness is weldable with the high-frequency (typically 50 kHz), low-power systems. There are 20 kHz systems available for welding heavier materials, including passive solar panels up to approximately 0.2 mm...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 24
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v24.a0006558
EISBN: 978-1-62708-290-7
...Applications of additive manufacturing with embedded wires Table 2 Applications of additive manufacturing with embedded wires Applications No. of applications Associated references Antennas 3 Ref 34 – 36 Propulsion 1 Ref 37 Solar cells 5 Fig. 4 Thermal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003844
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
.... Gamma radiation and x-ray radiation are not found in solar radiation but result from bombardment of certain elements with electrons or from radioactive decay. These high-energy shortwave radiations are powerful enough to ionize gases, readily cleave chemical bonds, and induce potentially deadly chemical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004114
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... with other measurements taken. Where ac power is available, it is likely that a standard or pulse-type rectifier will be used as a dc power source. Otherwise, thermoelectric generators, solar, wind-powered generators, and engine-driven generators are all possible candidates for the dc power source...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005746
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
... for Concentrating Solar Power Central Receivers A. Hall, K.V. Every, M. Knight, J. Mccloskey, D. Urrea, A. Ambrosini, T. Lambert, N. Siegel, A. Mahoney, and C. Ho International Thermal Spray Conference and Exposition 2011 2011 Thermal Coating of Cylinder Bores Needs Approved Processes of Pre and Post...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006670
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
.... Heeger A.J. , “ Semiconducting and Metallic Polymers: The Fourth Generation of Polymeric Materials ,” Nobel Lecture , Dec 2000 , https://www.nobelprize.org/uploads/2018/06/heeger-lecture.pdf , 37. Carr J.A. , Controlling Nanomorphology in Plastic Solar Cells , Nanomat. and Energy...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Tubular (tube-in-tube) B&W 22 9 OD × 195 long (50 tubes) Soaking pit 870–1230 1600–2250 Fe, Si, alkalis Solar Turbines … 4–8 OD × 180 long (440 tubes) Aluminum melt furnaces 1010 1850 Alkali salts Plate fin GTE 0.6, 1.6 25–46 Multiple 870–1370 1600–2250 Clean (good), alkalis...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004135
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... S.C. , Corrosion Reactions in Lithium-Sulfur Dioxide Cells , Corrosion in Batteries and Fuel Cells and Corrosion in Solar Energy Systems , Johnson C.J. and Pohlman S.L. , Ed., The Electrochemical Society , 1983 , p 9 – 16 6. Walk C.R. , Lithium-Sulfur Dioxide Cells...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... tendencies. It is important to research the spectral distribution and intensity of the solar radiation of the actual service environment in order to choose an adequate representation for accelerated laboratory exposure. The spectral power distribution of UV light varies across the spectrum at every location...