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solar radiation

Radiation from the sun; 60% is infrared and 40% is visible and ultraviolet.
See also: radiation
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The model is iso-thermal model, so the solar radiation does not affect room temperature.
Qeeri first launched its work on SRA in 2012 in Education City in Doha, with one monitoring station measuring solar radiation and other meteorological parametres.
Considering the importance of alternative production systems and the scarcity of information about them, the present study had as an objective to evaluate the effect of different agroforestry systems and tree pruning on the dynamics of solar radiation and soybean yield.
Extraterrestrial Solar Radiation. The radiation emitted by the sun to the outer space is of a consistent attenuation unlike that emitted to the earth's atmosphere.
where the absorptivity of solar radiation by the glass cover is [[alpha].sub.c], while the energy gain is [[alpha].sub.c]I.
A combination of shading devices and clear type of glass provides the admission of daylight through the clear glass more than any other special type of glass, and protection for the window glass from any direct solar radiation that might cause excessive solar heat gain.
Figure (2) shows the yearly variations in DBTs, and when the solar radiation is almost 921 W/[m.sup.2] the corresponding maximum temperature was 50.4[degrees]C during summer.
Photo-oxidation: Solar radiation has a fundamental role in bacterial decay in marine environments.
These efforts rely on the direct beam of solar radiation, which requires a different, more specialized prediction than forecasting for the flat solar panels we are used to seeing.
Albedo is the ratio of the reflected radiant flux to the incident solar radiant flux, which characterizes the ability of the pavement to absorb and reflect solar radiation [8].
Despite the fact that solar radiation penetrates down to 2 m depth, temperature diurnal variations in the Dead Sea were observed at greater depths [10].
Therefore, the outdoor weather conditions, especially the solar radiation, have a great influence on the indoor thermal environment, and the distribution of indoor thermal environment is uneven and different from the conventional buildings.