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Modeling of the Earth’s Planetary Heat Balance with Electrical Circuit Analogy

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The integral heat model for the system of the Earth’s surface—the atmosphere—the open space based on the electrical circuit analogy is presented. Mathematical models of the heat balance for this system are proposed. Heat circuit which is analog of the electrical circuit for investigating the temperature dependencies on the key parameters in the clear form is presented.

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H. Abdussamatov, A. Bogoyavlenskii, S. Khankov and Y. Lapovok, "Modeling of the Earth’s Planetary Heat Balance with Electrical Circuit Analogy," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2010, pp. 133-138. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2010.23020.


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