## Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Volume 1 |

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Radiation Properties of Some Selective Surfaces" Nickel black. Active systems:

Solar-thermal systems in which heat transfer takes place by mechanically driven

fluid ...

**ENERGY**. IN. BUILDINGS. S. V. Szokolay University of Queensland TABLE I.Radiation Properties of Some Selective Surfaces" Nickel black. Active systems:

Solar-thermal systems in which heat transfer takes place by mechanically driven

fluid ...

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Collector: Device that intercepts solar radiation and converts it to a useful form of

of incident solar source

Collector: Device that intercepts solar radiation and converts it to a useful form of

**energy**. Efficiency: Ratio of the quantity of useful**energy**produced to the amountof incident solar source

**energy**. Greenhouse effect: Popular misnomer for heat ...Page 720

The Gibbs entropy of the canonical distribution given in Eq. (53) is written 5 = *b/3

<3€> + kB In Z(V, N, 0) (55) where (Ht ) denotes the average

. The canonical distribution is the distribution of maximum Gibbs entropy ...

The Gibbs entropy of the canonical distribution given in Eq. (53) is written 5 = *b/3

<3€> + kB In Z(V, N, 0) (55) where (Ht ) denotes the average

**energy**of the system. The canonical distribution is the distribution of maximum Gibbs entropy ...

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Daniel Hillel | 303 |

Seismology Observational 17 Stochastic Description | 325 |

Seismology Theoretical 47 Solar Chimneys | 335 |

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