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ERIC Number: EJ1143258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Charging a Capacitor with a Photovoltaic Module
Aguilar, Horacio Munguía; Maldonado, Rigoberto Franco; Navarro, Luis Barba
Physics Education, v52 n4 Article 045016 Jul 2017
Charging a capacitor with a photovoltaic module is an experiment which reveals a lot about the modules characteristics. It is customary to represent these characteristics with an equivalent circuit whose elements represent its physical parameters. The behavior of a photovoltaic module is very similar to that of a single cell but the electric energy involved is much higher, which represents a major challenge for their characterization. In this work, an experiment is conducted to test out this behavior and in addition to obtain the module "I-V" characteristic curve. The experiment is simple and only common instrumentation is required.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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