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A Simple Theoretical Method for the Estimation of Dynamic Resistance in Photovoltaic Panels

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 45 - Number 14
Year of Publication: 2012
Amar Neçaibia
Nadir Boutasseta
Samir Mouhajer

Amar Neaibia, Nadir Boutasseta and Samir Mouhajer. Article: A Simple Theoretical Method for the Estimation of Dynamic Resistance in Photovoltaic Panels. International Journal of Computer Applications 45(14):21-25, May 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Amar Neaibia and Nadir Boutasseta and Samir Mouhajer},
	title = {Article: A Simple Theoretical Method for the Estimation of Dynamic Resistance in Photovoltaic Panels},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {45},
	number = {14},
	pages = {21-25},
	month = {May},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, we propose a simple method to determine the dynamic resistance of a PV panel directly from a current-voltage (I-V) characteristic. The information currently provided in PV panel's datasheet by manufacturers is in general insufficient to construct a mathematical model. The dynamic resistance of the PV panel is determined by simple equations and a series of experiments including simulations and field data tests. Experimental results show that the resistance-estimation method allows exact prediction of the maximum power point under various weather conditions


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