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Solar Tracking Method Using Bimetallic Strips or Coils

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050324D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Whedon, WT [+details]

Abstract

This article discloses a solar tracking method using bimetallic strips or coils, composed of two bonded metals having dissimilar coefficients of thermal expansion, as drive elements for the system.