Absorptance
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Absorptance

The ratio of the radiation absorbed by a surface to the total energy falling on that surface described as a percentage. The ratio of the radiation absorbed by a surface to the total energy falling on that surface described as a percentage.

Absorptance

The ratio of the radiation absorbed by a surface to the total energy falling on that surface described as a percentage.

Absorptance

One minus the sum of reflectance and transmittance.

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Absorptance has been defined 3 different ways in documents like Glossary of Terms, Glossary of Energy Terms, Glossary of Meteorological Terms.

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