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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Development Of A Computerized I-V-Tracing System For Solar PV Module Testing

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Gour Chand Mazumder, Partha Ranjan Biswas, Nasif Shams, Saiful Huque, Md. Habibur Rahman



Solar Photovoltaic Module; I-V-Characteristics Curve, Voltage sensor; Current Sensor; Staircase Generator; Active Load; Threshold Attenuation; Arduino Uno; Fill Factor



this paper is about a development work of I-V-Curve tracing system. The system is automatic and replaces manual procedure of conventional I-V-Curve tracing method for Photovoltaic Solar Cell or Panel. This system is basically a combination of several blocks consisted by electronic devices and instrument groups. Some blocks are developed for measurement requirements and some are proprietary. This instrument can be used at solar module assembling industry for panel testing. In recent years there are significant rises on the counts of these types of business in developing countries. As this particular requires much lesser cost in comparison to other such type, it is expected that this device may contribute to solar industry to help manufacturing process and quality control. Universities and laboratories may also find this suitable for their purpose. Although there are some little fluctuations in the acquired data, the system can analyze the module characteristics properly.



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