Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Solar Collectors and Panels

Theory and Applications

Edited by Reccab Manyala

University of Zambia

This book provides a quick read for experts, researchers as well as novices in the field of solar collectors and panels research, technology, applications, theory and trends in research. It covers the use of solar panels applications in detail, ranging from lighting to use in solar vehicles.

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Solar Collectors and PanelsTheory and ApplicationsEdited by Reccab Manyala

Published: October 5th 2010

DOI: 10.5772/290

ISBN: 978-953-307-142-8

Copyright year: 2010

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103002 Total Chapter Downloads

25 Crossref Citations

36 Web of Science Citations

66 Dimensions Citations

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1. Internal Lighting by Solar Collectors and Optical Fibres

By Paola Sansoni, Daniela Fontani, Franco Francini, Luca Mercatelli, David Jafrancesco, Elisa Sani and Debora Ferruzzi

5690

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2. Photovoltaic Concentrators - Fundamentals, Applications, Market & Prospective

By Andrea Antonini

4741

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3. Photovoltaics for Rural Development in Latin America: A Quarter Century of Lessons Learned

By Alma Cota and Robert Foster

2708

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4. Hybrid Solar Vehicles

By Gianfranco Rizzo, Ivan Arsie and Marco Sorrentino

10153

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5. Degradation of Space Exposed Surfaces by Hypervelocity Dust Dombardment - Example: Solar Cell Samples

By Hugo Ortner

2053

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6. Solar Energy Absorbers

By Himanshu Dehra

2309

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7. Space Power System - Motivation, Review and Vision

By Harijono Djojodihardjo

1318

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8. Shape Measurement of Solar Collectiors by Null Screens

By Victor Moreno-Oliva, Rufino Diaz-Uribe and Manuel Campos_García

2153

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9. Theory, Algorithms and Applications for Solar Panel MPP Tracking

By Lucian Milea, Adrian Zafiu, Orest Oltu and Monica Dascalu

7299

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10. Maximum Power Point Tracker Applied to Charging Batteries with PV Panels

By Alexandre Mota and José Vieira

8161

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11. Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials: Basics and Design, Synthesis and Applications in Solar Energy Utilization Techniques

By Fuqiang Huang

6439

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12. Sensorless Controll of a PVC Platform

By John Agee

2304

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13. General Formula for On-Axis Sun-Tracking System

By Kok-Keong Chong and Chee-Woon Wong

16010

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14. Self Powered Instrumentation Equipment and Machinery Using Solar Panels

By Federico Hahn

2828

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15. Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Solar Energy Applications

By Soteris Kalogirou and Arzu Sencan

9698

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16. Ray-Thermal-Structural Coupled Analysis of Parabolic Trough Solar Collector System

By Yong Shuai, Fu-Qiang Wang, Xin-Lin Xia and He-Ping Tan

3763

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17. Some Techniques in Configurational Geometry as Applied to Solar Collectors and Concentrators

By Reccab Manyala and Frederick Onyango

4511

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18. Applications Oriented Research on Solar Collectors at the "Politehnica" University of Timişoara

By IOAN LUMINOSU, Aldo De Sabata and Coleta De Sabata

1271

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19. Thermal Performance of Photovoltaic Systems Integrated in Buildings

By Dimitri Bigot, Miranville Frédéric, Harry Boyer and Ali Hamada Fakra

3407

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20. Working Fluid Selection for Low Temperature Solar Thermal Power Generation with Two-Stage Collectors and Heat Storage Units

By Gang Pei, Jing Li and Jie Ji

6186

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