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October 11, 2006
Hi - not really a member of the club, but I do enjoy reading the articles.
Article 37 has a really quick basic program, which is referred to in at least 1 other article, that will plot a parabola for making a dish/trough concentrating solar collector. It may be easier for some people if there was a spreadsheet available. To that end I made this one which will handle up to a 33 1/3 ft diameter dish, which would need more than 1 piece of plywood. So if you could make a link to this available somewhere (the page the program is on would be good) people may find it useful.
So thanks for your time, and the wonderful site, hope this helps somebody.
Attachment: Parabola.xls (81K)
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