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Improving of Photovoltaic Cell Performance by Cooling using Two different Types of Fins

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors:
Hussein K. Jobair
10.5120/ijca2017912691

Hussein K Jobair. Improving of Photovoltaic Cell Performance by Cooling using Two different Types of Fins. International Journal of Computer Applications 157(5):6-15, January 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2017912691,
	author = {Hussein K. Jobair},
	title = {Improving of Photovoltaic Cell Performance by Cooling using Two different Types of Fins},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2017},
	volume = {157},
	number = {5},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {6-15},
	numpages = {10},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume157/number5/26825-2017912691},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017912691},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

A numerical investigation have been executed for improving the efficiency of a photovoltaic cell by using two types of fins(rectangular and triangular)at the rear of the cell to increasing the area for losing heat. The study has been executed under a certain circumstances, the variation of a fluid velocity, fin length, fin thickness and fin spacing taken into account. Under a certain circumstances the triangular fin shows a higher ability for losing heat and higher performance than the rectangular fin. The MATLAB program used in this research to ensure the results.

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Keywords

Photovoltaic cell, extended surface, triangular fin, cooling panel,