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Solar Energy Engineering, 2nd Edition by Soteris A. Kalogirou

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Appendix 5

Thermo-physical Properties of Materials

This appendix includes various tables giving the thermo-physical properties of different materials.

Table A5.1

Physical Properties of Air at Atmospheric Pressure

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Notes: T = temperature, ρ = density, cp = specific heat capacity, μ = viscosity, ν = μ/ρ = kinetic viscosity, k = thermal conductivity, α = cpρ/k = heat (thermal) diffusivity, Pr = Prandtl number.

Table A5.2

Physical Properties of Saturated Liquid Water

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Notes: T = temperature, ρ = density, cp = specific heat capacity, ν = μ/ρ = kinetic ...

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