Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||A study of a photovoltaic array for water pumping|
|Authors:||Chandratilleke, T.T. |
|Citation:||Chandratilleke, T.T.,Ho, J.C. (1986). A study of a photovoltaic array for water pumping. Solar and Wind Technology 3 (1) : 59-71. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A water pumping system comprising a 1·14 kW photovoltaic array and a 860 W centrifugal pump was tested for its performance. A system simulation procedure was developed and presented for comparison. Satisfactory agreement is evident, in general, between the predicted and experimental results. The discrepancy of the results at high solar intensities is attributed to the temperature effects of solar cells at elevated cell temperatures. Overall efficiency of the system remains low, around 1·6%, owing to inefficiencies associated with the system components. Simulated results predict that the system performance can be improved significantly with a parallel pump arrangement and proper load matching. © 1986.|
|Source Title:||Solar and Wind Technology|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Oct 13, 2018
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.