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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2025, 147(1): 011003.
Paper No: SOL-24-1009
Published Online: June 13, 2024
...Saad Odeh; Ilyas Aden Despite the extensive body of research on photovoltaic (PV)/thermal systems, a gap remains in evaluating their performance in residential settings. This study aims to bridge this gap by focusing on the energy modeling of a PV/Thermal (PVT) hybrid panel that incorporates heat...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. April 2021, 143(2): 021005.
Paper No: SOL-20-1129
Published Online: August 27, 2020
...Sobhy Ghoneam; Ahmed Hamada; Taha Sherif This article presents a study of modeling and optimization for the dynamic performance of wind turbine composite material blades and investigates the effects of composite material stacking sequence in addition to some design parameters such as twist angle (ɸ...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. October 2020, 142(5): 051002.
Paper No: SOL-18-1536
Published Online: February 24, 2020
...Bo Wang; Lifeng Li; Johannes J. Pottas; Roman Bader; Peter B. Kreider; Vincent M. Wheeler; Wojciech Lipiński A transient heat transfer model is developed to study the thermal performance of a high-temperature solar thermochemical reactor for metal oxide reduction. The solar reactor consists...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2020, 142(4): 041007.
Paper No: SOL-19-1332
Published Online: February 6, 2020
... of its elements (PV panel, battery, converter, and refrigerator) has been deeply studied, modeled, and validated through simulation as well as experimentally. These elements are carefully selected to form a robust, light system and at a reasonable cost. To maximize energy production, the PV panel control...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2020, 142(1): 011007.
Paper No: SOL-18-1525
Published Online: July 31, 2019
... which are used to develop this model are obtained from the Mars Climate Database. The results of the developed method are accurate as compared with other methods whereas the correlation (R 2 ) coefficient for the developed model is 0.97. The developed model then is used to predict mean solar radiation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. December 2019, 141(6): 061001.
Paper No: SOL-19-1036
Published Online: May 8, 2019
...Amaury de Souza; Razika Ihaddadene; Nabila Ihaddadene; Pelumi E. Oguntunde The importance of statistical analysis in the field of energy for environmental engineering is shown in this research paper, in which the adequacy of the data sets of clarity index with the model of “best” probability (based...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2014, 136(2): 024502.
Paper No: SOL-12-1097
Published Online: November 26, 2013
...) approach for the estimation of monthly mean global solar radiation (GSR) on a horizontal surface in Abu Dhabi. The ANN models are presented and implemented on a 16-yr measured meteorological data set for Abu Dhabi comprising the maximum daily temperature, mean daily wind speed, mean daily sunshine hours...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2014, 136(2): 021002.
Paper No: SOL-12-1122
Published Online: August 21, 2013
.... 03 05 2012 09 11 2012 The increasing demand for renewable energy sources in recent years has triggered technological advancements in photovoltaic (PV) panels. Widespread use of large-scale PV units has revealed the sensitivity in PV panel modeling needed to estimate the amount of energy...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2012, 134(3): 031004.
Published Online: April 4, 2012
... and especially between the seasons. For a good representation in annual electricity yield calculations, the start-up process should be modeled on a daily basis. This paper presents a closed approach for the calculation of start-up and cool-down in solar thermal power plants especially designed for annual...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2011, 133(3): 031002.
Published Online: July 19, 2011
...Franck Correia; Vincent Goetz; Gaël Plantard; Daniel Sacco Modeling the mineralization of an organic pollutant was studied using a slurry of TiO 2 powder. 2-4 dichlorophenol was chosen as the target molecule. In a first stage, a study was carried out, on the basis of a semi-empirical approach...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2011, 133(1): 011012.
Published Online: February 3, 2011
... 03 02 2011 03 02 2011 silicon solar cells ideality factor amorphous silicon modeling The ideality factor of a-Si:H solar cells can be simulated analytically or numerically. The analytical models demonstrate the dependence of solar cell operation on their physical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2009, 131(2): 025001.
Published Online: April 9, 2009
... delivered 0.34 kW of 100 ° C steam at an ambient temperature of 7 ° C . A model was developed to predict the performance of the prototype. The model predicts an efficiency of 62%, which is in agreement with the measured experimental efficiency. An economical analysis was performed as well. The rotating...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 58–68.
Published Online: March 16, 2005
... insight into the most efficient use of this developing technology. Thus far, modeling of the PCMs has been restricted to finite difference and finite element methods, which are not well suited to inclusion in a comprehensive annual building simulation program such as BLAST or EnergyPlus . Conduction...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2006, 128(1): 40–44.
Published Online: March 9, 2005
..., regulate, and wave shape the power between the components of the system. To study and optimize this system, different PCU models are applied. In this work different empirical models of the PCU have been set up. The purpose of this investigation is to verify the possibility of the PCU application...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Sol. Energy Eng. August 2005, 127(3): 425–429.
Published Online: February 9, 2005
... and carbon. Important insight for the definition of the geometrical parameters of the pilot reactor has been generated by a radiation heat transfer analysis based on the radiosity enclosure theory. The steady-state model accounts for radiation heat transfer within the solar reactor including reradiation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2004, 126(1): 567–574.
Published Online: February 12, 2004
... are needed by today’s PV community. Modern terrestrial spectral radiation models, knowledge of atmospheric physics, and measured radiometric quantities are applied to develop new reference spectra under consideration by ASTM. Contributed by the Solar Energy Division of THE AMERICAN SOCIETY...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2001, 123(2): 91–97.
Published Online: December 1, 2000
... may be controlled by several chemical and physical factors such as heat and mass transfer efficiencies, hydrodynamics and reactor design. The results of three complementary experimental approaches are reported. They are interpreted in connection with simplified models in order to describe...