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Title: Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers

Abstract

Pyranometers are used to measure the global and diffuse components of solar irradiance. One of the methods to calculate the unshade (global) responsivity of a pyranometer is the standard shading method, described in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, section 14, volume 14.02. In this paper, the standard method is used to calculate the shade (diffuse) responsivity of a pyranometer by accounting for the zenith and azimuth response of the pyranometer. A discussion of the effect of pyranometer offset on the calculated responsivity is also presented.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
9811
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-560-26483
ON: DE00009811; TRN: US200312%%81
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-99GO10337
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 16 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; PYRANOMETERS; SHADING; DIFFUSE SOLAR RADIATION; RESPONSE FUNCTIONS; CALCULATION METHODS; SOLAR; SOLAR IRRADIANCE; GLOBAL; DIFFUSE

Citation Formats

Reda, I., and Myers, D. Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/9811.
Reda, I., & Myers, D. Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers. United States. doi:10.2172/9811.
Reda, I., and Myers, D. Mon . "Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers". United States. doi:10.2172/9811. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/9811.
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author = {Reda, I. and Myers, D.},
abstractNote = {Pyranometers are used to measure the global and diffuse components of solar irradiance. One of the methods to calculate the unshade (global) responsivity of a pyranometer is the standard shading method, described in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, section 14, volume 14.02. In this paper, the standard method is used to calculate the shade (diffuse) responsivity of a pyranometer by accounting for the zenith and azimuth response of the pyranometer. A discussion of the effect of pyranometer offset on the calculated responsivity is also presented.},
doi = {10.2172/9811},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {8}
}

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