Derivation of the solar geometric relationships using vector analysis

@article{Sproul2007DerivationOT,
  title={Derivation of the solar geometric relationships using vector analysis},
  author={Alistair B. Sproul},
  journal={Renewable Energy},
  year={2007},
  volume={32},
  pages={1187-1205}
}
  • A. Sproul
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Physics
  • Renewable Energy
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