The use of solar energy to produce power has increased substantially in the past few decades. In an attempt to provide uninterrupted solar power, production plants may find themselves having to operate the systems at temperatures higher than the operational capacity of the materials used in many of their components, which affects the microstructural and mechanical properties of those materials. Failures in components that have been exposed to these excessive temperatures have been observed during operations in the turbine used by AORA Solar Ltd.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2017Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 75-78)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Materials science and engineering