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TI-59 Solar Pool-Heater Sizing
03-04-2019, 01:26 PM
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TI-59 Solar Pool-Heater Sizing
An extract from Appendix F - Calculator and Computer Programs of Designing & Installing Solar Commercial Pool Heating Systems

… calculator programs in Appendix F may be used to rate collectors which first order thermal performance equations are available. Appropriate monthly pool temperatures, (Ti), ambient temperatures (Ta) and insolation rates for specific months and locations may be entered in programs as indicated and non-standard day ratings similiar to FSEC standard day ratings calculated …
SOLAR POOL HEATER SIZING PROGRAM "A" FOR TI-59 C pg. F-9


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03-04-2019, 02:20 PM
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RE: TI-59 Solar Pool-Heater Sizing
Hello,

further down the article there are also listings for various HP calculators. And also the (rather simple) equation that needs to be computed. Unfortunately the coefficients used in this equation are based on all-American units like "BTU per square feet" which would require lots of unit conversions if this was to be used in the metric part of the world...

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03-04-2019, 02:28 PM
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RE: TI-59 Solar Pool-Heater Sizing
(03-04-2019 02:20 PM)Maximilian Hohmann Wrote:  Unfortunately the coefficients used in this equation are based on all-American units [...] which would require lots of unit conversions if this was to be used in the metric part of the world...

As in.... pretty much the rest of the world Big Grin
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