Bibliography General

Duffie, J.A. and Beckman, W.A. (1980, 1st edn; 1991, 2nd edn) Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Wiley, New York. {Foundation text for serious engineering analysis.}

Iqbal, M. (1983) An Introduction to Solar Radiation, Academic Press, New York, reprinted 2004 by Toronto University Press. {Includes a description of the new generation of absolute radiometers and the changes they have made to measurements of the solar constant.} Monteith, J.L and Unsworth, M. (1990, 2nd edn) Principles of Environmental Physics, Edward Arnold, London. {Particularly applied to crop and plant growth, and animal heat balance. Includes a concise description of the radiation environment near the ground.} Thekaekara, M.P. (1977) 'Solar irradiance, total and spectral' in Sayigh, A.A.M. (ed.) Solar Energy Engineering, Academic Press, London. {first hand and first rate account.}

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