Wind tunnel test of 1/30 scale heliostat field array model
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Published by Dept. of Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Wind tunnels,
  • Heliostat -- Testing

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Statementprepared by G. L. Brown
SeriesSAN ; 1109-79-2
ContributionsHoneywell, inc. Avionics Division, Honeywell, inc. Energy Resources Center, United States. Dept. of Energy
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14882700M

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