Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/102457
Type: Journal article
Title: Development of a temperature regulated photovoltaic module using phase change material for Malaysian weather condition
Author: Mahamudul, H.
Silakhori, M.
Henk Metselaar, I.
Ahmad, S.
Mekhilef, S.
Citation: Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Rapid Communications, 2014; 8(11-12):1243-1245
Publisher: National Institute of Optoelectronics
Issue Date: 2014
ISSN: 1842-6573
2065-3824
Statement of
Responsibility: 
H. Mahamudul, M. Silakhori, I. Henk Metselaar, S. Ahmad, S. Mekhilef
Abstract: This work represents an effective design of a temperature regulated PV module by integrating phase change materials for Malaysian weather condition. Through the initial experimental setup it has been shown that if a PCM layer of width 0.02 m of (RT 35) is used as a cooling arrangement with a PV module; the surface temperature of the module is reduced by 10○C, which remains constant for a period of 4-6 hours. This reduction of temperature will definitely increase the conversion efficiency of the module. Experiment and analysis has been carried out considering typical Malaysian weather. Finally, obtained result has been included to evaluate the performance of the prototype.
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030026057
Published version: http://oam-rc.inoe.ro/index.php?option=magazine&op=view&idu=2465&catid=87
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