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Lightweight solar concentrator structures

Lightweight solar concentrator structures

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Published by Lewis Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Cleveland, Ohio], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical vapor deposition.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian E. Williams and Richard B. Kaplan.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 191068., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-191068.
    ContributionsKaplan, Richard B., Lewis Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14706336M

    Perhaps the simplest solar concentrator is a concentrating flat-plate collector. An example of such a collector is shown in Figure This type of concentrator is a flat-plate collector surrounded by mirrors that reflect sunlight incident outside the normal perimeter of the flat plate onto the absorber plate of the collector.   A lightweight steel spaceframe to hold and track eight dish/receiver units to generate 20 kW has been completed. A single kW receiver is presently under construction and is expected to be operated in an end-to-end on-sun test with a .

    Bus Structures, Towers and Subsystems. Northrop Grumman is a leading designer, producer and supplier of spacecraft components such as composite bus structures, towers, radome structures and subsystems that house flight-critical systems for .   The most comprehensive, authoritative and widely cited reference on photovoltaic solar energy. Fully revised and updated, the Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, Second Edition incorporates the substantial technological advances and research developments in photovoltaics since its previous release. All topics relating to the photovoltaic (PV) industry .

    - Explore geoffwarner's board "Solar concentrator" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Solar, Alternative energy, Solar projects pins. Solar concentrators use mirrors and lenses to capture light and direct it towards smaller areas of photovoltaic (PV) material where the solar energy is converted into electricity this way the cost of the overall system is reduced by decreasing the area of photovoltaic material required which is typically the most expensive part of a PV solar panel 1,2.


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Lightweight solar concentrator structures Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a lightweight structure with adequate rigidity, which is the main feature of this type of concentrator. Each of the four panels is meters long, and meters wide, and is 3/8 inch thick.

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Advanced solar dynamic (ASD) power systems offer the potential for efficient, lightweight, survivable, relatively compact, long-lived space power systems. The solar concentrator, a key component of the ASD power system, must be lightweight, dependable, and resistant to chemical attack.

Predicted efficiency characteristics of solar concentrators: Concentrator. The concentrator is a parabaloid structure with design goals for high reflectivity, good geometrical accuracy, and light weight.

For smaller sizes up to perhaps 10 ft, the concentrator will probably be a single piece consisting of a thin, rigid skin supported by a. Easy-manufacturing solar concentrator.

This device is a parabolic-channel structure solar concentrator which is lightweight and highly rigid. Hello, I found this Technology Offer on Innoget and thought it would be of your interest.

A lightweight tile structure integrating photovoltaic conversion and RF power transfer for space solar power applications. SciTech Orlando (FL), AIAA Leclerc, C., Pedivellano, A. and Pellegrino, S.

Stress concentration and material failure during coiling of ultrathin TRAC booms. SciTech Orlando (FL), AIAA A foam inflated rigidized (KR) truss structure to support a single chamber solar concentrator has been developed and demonstrated.

This technology promises to advance the state of the art in construction of lightweight, deployable solar concentrators for solar. Mechanically flexible concentrator module has been created with a distributed array of silicon microscale solar cells embedded in thin, luminophore-doped waveguides, where the spacings and array configurations of the printed cells were optimally designed to match the intrinsic loss characteristics of conventional luminescent solar concentrators.

Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and. Brian Spence President. Brian Spence is the founder of DSS and a former employee of AEC-Able Engineering / ATK Space and Astro Aerospace.

He received his B.S.M.E. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has over 25 years experience in deployable solar arrays, deployable structural systems, and innovative mechanism technology. Solar concentrators use mirrors and lenses to capture light and direct it towards smaller areas of photovoltaic (PV) material where the solar energy is converted into electricity this way the.

The HELIOtube is a highly innovative type of solar concentrator with plastic films as its key component. The results are significant advantages in capital expenditure and operating expenses. Therefore, the HELIOtube allows 55 % cost savings and significant reductions in CO2 emissions over the entire lifecycle compared to the most advanced glass.

Crucially, by replicating this ‘wing-like’ structure, the power-to-weight ratio of the overall solar energy structure is increased fold, making it vastly more efficient. The technical paper in Nature ‘s Scientific Reports states. This power system structure commonality presents an opportunity to perform a flight test of the TA solar cells and concentrator elements in a near-Earth application.

Demonstrating the TA near Jupiter would be ideal, but this near-Earth test on DART will provide useful data to validate the technology and prove the deployment of the pop-up. Control Panel Solar Defender, BUS connection on owner protocol, management up to 36 address for concentrator modules Solar Defender (ALM, ALM, ALM, ALM, ALM and ALM) by 2 lines, management up to linear motor plastic optic fiber.

Italian and English driven Men, back-light LCD menu with 4 rows x 20 characters. A low-cost rigid foam-based concentrator technology development program was funded by the DOE SunShot Initiative to meet installed cost goals of $75/m 2 vs.

current costs of $–/m cost reduction in this approach focuses primarily on designing a mirror module with a rigid foam center with stainless steel facesheets and reflective film. A lightweight tile structure integrating photovoltaic conversion and RF power transfer for space solar power applications.

AIAA Spacecraft Structures Conference (AIAA, ). large lightweight deployable structures for planetary defence: solar sail propulsion, solar concentrator payloads, large-scale photovoltaic power By Patric Seefeldt, Waldemar Bauer, Bernd Dachwald, Jan Thimo Grundmann, Marco Straubel, Maciej Sznajder, Norbert Toth and Martin E.

Zander. methods of reduction of wind-induced dynamic response in solar concentrators and other small lightweight structures.

recent wind tunnel studies on solar concentrator structures indicate that structures with low damping properties are potentially susceptible to the spectral nature of atmospheric wind loading. solar concentrators are. The Abacus/Reflector and integrated symmetrical concentrator - Concepts for space solar power collection and transmission.

Connie Carrington, John Fikes, Mark Gerry, Don Perkinson, Harvey Feingold and John Olds. Cell structure was optimized to improve radiation resistance for space use. Lightweight space solar sheet has been developed by using the film type triple junction cells.

Good performance of the solar sheet has been confirmed in reliability test and demonstrated in space flight test.concentrator from E to W direction by 10 in every 30 minutes interval [9]. Fig.7 Manual tracking system of solar concentrator trough. 6 ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTAL DATA: The useful energy collected per unit time in a solar collector system employing solar concentrators may be written as [10,11].Projects Under Development: 1.

The Fresnel fold-up high power Solar Concentrator: Prototype demonstration 2. The ultra lightweight and powerful Portable Solar Generator: 3. Dual-surface ultra powerful lightweight and compact wind, water, fire and energy harvesting Multi Functional AC Power Generator 4.