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- Esmaeli, Homa; Roshandel, Ramin
- Renewable energy 2020 v.145 pp. 1255-1265
- dynamic models, etc ; air temperature; case studies; climatic factors; crop production; cucumbers; decision support systems; energy; greenhouses; solar energy; watermelons; Iran; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Greenhouses require energy in order to provide a proper environment for crop production. Utilizing solar energy in solar greenhouses is a sustainable solution to face this problem. In this study, a solar greenhouse concept is considered, and a dynamic thermal model is developed to predict the inside air temperature. The model is integrated into an optimization procedure to find the optimal greenho ...