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THIS RESEARCH PROJECT IS TO INVESTIGATE HEAT TRANSFER PROBLEMS IN THE DESIGN OF…

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Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
780
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
780
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
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Thermal Reeds
108 W 13th Street Wilmington, DE 19801
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: THIS RESEARCH PROJECT IS TO INVESTIGATE HEAT TRANSFER PROBLEMS IN THE DESIGN OF A SYSTEM TO PROTECT CITRUS TREES FROM RADIATION FROST.
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $35,000.00
 

Abstract:

THIS RESEARCH PROJECT IS TO INVESTIGATE HEAT TRANSFER PROBLEMS IN THE DESIGN OF A SYSTEM TO PROTECT CITRUS TREES FROM RADIATION FROST. THE PROPOSED THERMAL REEDS WILL EXTRACT STORED SOLAR HEAT FROM THE SOIL FOR RELEASE UNDER THE TREE-CANOPY. PROVIDING 100 WATTS WILL REDUCE COOLING RATES OF A 12-FOOT DIAMETER TREE SO THAT IT WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 2 C WARMER AT SUNRISE. DATA TO BE OBTAINED WILL ALLOW SIZING OF THE THERMAL REED FOR EXTRACTING THE HEAT FROM THE SOIL AND RADIATING AND CONVECTING THE HEAT INTO THE TREE.

Principal Investigator:

Herman e. lagow
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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Thermal Reeds
Silver Spring, MD 00000

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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No