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Development of the Prototype IP-Solar: A Web-based Monitoring and Diagnostics Tool for Solar Thermal Systems

Christian Holter, Bernhard Gerardts, Philip Ohnewein, Angela Dröscher, Franz Feichtner, Klaus Schgaguler, Ernst Meißner, Peter Luidolt, Alice Köstinger, Richard Heimrath, Wolfgang Streicher
2012 Energy Procedia  
Large solar thermal systems (LSTS) are a promising market segment for solar energy.  ...  The R&D project 'IP-Solar' developed the scientific basis and the technical fundamentals for such a system.  ...  In total, 94 key figures are calculated automatically on a daily, monthly and yearly basis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2012.11.017 fatcat:abv7cszn5zcgnhxg3ssvjxmfq4

German Science Center for the Solar Dynamics Observatory [article]

Y. Saidi, R. Burston, H. Moradi, L. Gizon
2010 arXiv   pre-print
A data and computation center for helioseismology has been set up at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany to prepare for the SDO mission.  ...  Here we present the system infrastructure and the scientific aims of this project, which is funded through grants from the German Aerospace Center and the European Research Council.  ...  The German Science Center for SDO is supported by a grant from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and Starting Grant #210949 from the European Research Council under the European Community's Seventh Framework  ... 
arXiv:1004.4312v2 fatcat:bhxwkvpwnzbkpdsd2gjmj3t6vm

A microcontroller-based data acquisition system for solar radiation and environmental monitoring

R. Mukaro, X.F. Carelse
1999 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Quality control and data analysis is done off-line in the laboratory to minimize system cost, complexity and system downtime.  ...  The data from the sensor is collected by means of on-chip A/D converter and stored in a serial EEPROM until uploaded to a portable computer.  ...  A. Colavita, Director of the Microprocessor Laboratory, and all staff at the Microprocessor Laboratory, and R. B. Ijadoula of the Agriculture University, Abeokuta, Nigeria.  ... 
doi:10.1109/19.816142 fatcat:6sme2ssxevhtvebhqofdkf4kli

SunPy—Python for solar physics

The SunPy Community, Stuart J Mumford, Steven Christe, David Pérez-Suárez, Jack Ireland, Albert Y Shih, Andrew R Inglis, Simon Liedtke, Russell J Hewett, Florian Mayer, Keith Hughitt, Nabil Freij (+10 others)
2015 Computational Science & Discovery  
SunPy is a data-analysis environment specialising in providing the software necessary to analyse solar and heliospheric data in Python.  ...  This paper presents SunPy (version 0.5), a community-developed Python package for solar physics.  ...  Initial development of SunPyʼs VSO and HEK implementations were funded by ESAʼs Summer of Code In Space (SOCIS 2011(SOCIS , 2012(SOCIS , 2013 program, as well as a prototype GUI and an N-dimensional  ... 
doi:10.1088/1749-4699/8/1/014009 fatcat:gxzzcimqnvcf3hh5hqgbph2yta

Reducing the heat loss at night from solar water heaters of the integrated collector–storage variety

David Faiman, Haim Hazan, Ido Laufer
2001 Solar Energy  
Experimental data and an analysis are presented for a solar water heater of the integrated collector-storage variety.  ...  The novelty of the particular unit investigated lies in the fact that its design incorporates a device that automatically lowers the heat-loss coefficient of the system during night time.  ...  On the other hand, a single-unit collector-On the other hand, if the collector-storage storage system would need to have one surface of system is a single unit, then, however well the storage tank -namely  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0038-092x(01)00021-4 fatcat:upgvsmmexrhxdiywp7qjxcnely

On Dimensionality Reduction for Indexing and Retrieval of Large-Scale Solar Image Data

J. M. Banda, R. A. Angryk, P. C. H. Martens
2012 Solar Physics  
Using a solar benchmark dataset that contains images of multiple types of phenomena, we investigate linear and non-linear dimensionality reduction methods in order to reduce our storage and processing  ...  After determining the optimal number of dimensions, we then present preliminary results on indexing and retrieval of the dimensionally reduced data.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by two NASA Grant Awards: i) No. 08-SDOSC08-0008, funded from NNH08ZDA001N-SDOSC solicitation, and i) No.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11207-012-0027-4 fatcat:cdwke3irive3nfjb6rafh5vfoa

Computational Fluid Dynamics on Solar Dish in a Concentrated Solar Power: A Bibliometric Review

Aristotle T. Ubando, Ariel Conversion, Renyl B. Barroca, Nelson H. Enano, Randell U. Espina
2022 Solar  
Concentrated solar power is an alternative renewable energy technology that converts solar energy into electrical energy by using a solar concentrator and a solar receiver.  ...  Then, we conducted a comprehensive analysis focused on the design of solar dish technology using computational fluid dynamics.  ...  acts as a short-term storage system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/solar2020014 fatcat:hpd6ynac6ffijj7p2zgnouabt4

A distributed JXTA-based architecture for searching and retrieving solar data

A SANNA
2004 Future generations computer systems  
This paper describes a hybrid distributed architecture, based on the JXTA technology, for searching and discovering data in a federation of solar observation archives.  ...  This work has been developed within the European project EGSO (European Grid of Solar Observations) with the intent of studying and analysing a set of technologies and showing the brokerage capabilities  ...  Acknowledgements Authors wish to thank Marco Ciancimino for his support in the design and the developing of the proposed architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-739x(04)00056-1 fatcat:cpfee7cvwrg5dmlr52i6wwfxue

Energy storage system design for large-scale solar PV in Malaysia: techno-economic analysis

Mahmoud Laajimi, Yun Ii Go
2021 Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar  
It is found that adding storage to a large-scale solar project is more profitable technically and financially with greater large-scale solar capacities and smaller storage capacities.  ...  This project aims to determine the most profitable business model of power systems, in terms of PV installed capacity, and energy storage capacity, and power system components.  ...  It is a part of the research "Large-Scale Solar Power: Solutions and Techno Social-Economic Implications to Malaysia in Meeting World Energy Challenges by 2030".  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40807-020-00064-5 fatcat:p5shnxuft5fvbpnzb22yiuluay

Measuring solar radio bursts in 20–650MHz

A. Kontogeorgos, P. Tsitsipis, C. Caroubalos, X. Moussas, P. Preka-Papadema, A. Hilaris, V. Petoussis, J.-L. Bougeret, C.E. Alissandrakis, G. Dumas
2008 Measurement (London)  
acquisition, and archiving on DVD.  ...  The data acquisition system consists of two PCs (equipped with 12 bit, 225 ksamples/s DAC, one for every receiver).  ...  the European Union in the framework of the research project Archimedes II: ''Receiving and Processing the Signal from Solar Radio Bursts''.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.measurement.2006.11.010 fatcat:lwcenfzfwrfrpfrjke2vci52ya

A distributed JXTA-based architecture for searching and retrieving solar data

A. Sanna, C. Zunino, L. Ciminiera
2005 Future generations computer systems  
This paper describes a hybrid distributed architecture, based on the JXTA technology, for searching and discovering data in a federation of solar observation archives.  ...  This work has been developed within the European project EGSO (European Grid of Solar Observations) with the intent of studying and analysing a set of technologies and showing the brokerage capabilities  ...  Acknowledgements Authors wish to thank Marco Ciancimino for his support in the design and the developing of the proposed architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2004.04.014 fatcat:z2uh6iinhfdn3heuejd7megsfm

Solar observatory Einstein Tower – Data release of the digitized solar full-disk photographic plate archive [article]

Partha S. Pal, M. Verma, J. Rendtel, S. J. González Manrique, H. Enke, C. Denker
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The digital images cover a 15 cm × 15 cm region on photographic plates, which were scanned at a resolution of 7086 × 7086 pixels.  ...  The various calibration steps include, for example, accurate measurements of the solar radius, determination of the limb-darkening function, and establishing an accurate coordinate system.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thomas Schmidt, Daniel Simanowitsch, and Jannick Werner in digitizing the solar plates as part of their high-school student internship at AIP. We thank Drs.  ... 
arXiv:2007.14744v1 fatcat:gzrcr57p4rdtrmp3fnxzmm6sky

Global Energetics of Solar Flares. IX. Refined Magnetic Modeling [article]

Markus J. Aschwanden
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We re-analyze the sample of 173 GOES M- and X-class flares observed with the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) and Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI) onboard the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).  ...  ) and the principle of time scale separation (τ_flare≪τ_storage) postulated in self-organized criticality models.  ...  We choose a Cartesian coordinate system (x, y, z) with the origin in the Sun center and we use units of solar radii, with the direction of z chosen along the line-of-sight from Earth to Sun center.  ... 
arXiv:1909.08672v1 fatcat:sgq377llljdlvopfh7rstokt5i

SOLAR RADIATION ESTIMATION ON BUILDING ROOFS AND WEB-BASED SOLAR CADASTRE

G. Agugiaro, F. Nex, F. Remondino, R. De Filippi, S. Droghetti, C. Furlanello
2012 ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The aim of this study is the estimation of solar irradiance on building roofs in complex Alpine landscapes.  ...  An open source software solution has been developed and applied to a study area located in a mountainous site and containing some 1250 residential, commercial and industrial buildings.  ...  The authors would also like to thank the Autonomous Province of Trento (PAT) and the Municipality of Trento, which kindly provided most of the employed spatial data, as well as Unifarm for providing solar  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsannals-i-2-177-2012 fatcat:xhgdbuf4gnbk7equkcmsojcrze

Automatic Railway Level Crossing System with Embedded Precision Solar Panel using IoT

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
In this, various level crossings are operated on the rail routes and some of the level crossing gates are operated manually.  ...  Hence, in this research work, a new automated level crossing model is proposed using the technology "Internet of Things" (IoT). This model will provide  ...  In this model, a new idea is implemented using PIR sensors and this model provides an efficient automatic gate controlled system.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.b2320.078219 fatcat:xjact2wdynhohbjmvpa6qytgjq
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