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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Glossbrenner, Edgar Wilson
URN etd-02062013-040131
Title The design and construction of a sunlight integrator of wide intensity range
Degree Master of Science
Department Physics
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Loh, H. M. Committee Chair
Johnston, G. Burke Committee Member
Pardue, Louis A. Committee Member
Robeson, F. L. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Sunshine
Date of Defense 1957-05-15
Availability restricted
Abstract

It was stated in the introduction that the purpose of this project was to design and construct a sunlight integrator which would have wide intensity range, reliability under normal operating conditions, and moderate cost.

If the minimum sensitivity for the first filter is arbitrarily chosen as one-tenth the dark counting period, which is in excess of three hundred seconds, the minimum detectable light intensity would be: .00858/30 = .000286 lumen per cm2. This is equivalent to an intensity of .256 foot-candle for a 30 second counting period.

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