Single, Stretched Membrane, Structural Module Experiments

    Research output: NRELTechnical Report


    This report describes tests done on stretched-membrane heliostats used to reflect solar radiation onto a central receiver. The tests were used to validate prior analysis and mathematical models developed to describe module performance.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages58
    StatePublished - 1986

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/TR-253-2736


    • deformation
    • heliostats
    • mechanical structures
    • mirrors
    • solar reflectors
    • solar thermal conversion


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