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Practical handbook of photovoltaics [electronic resource] : fundamentals and applications / edited by Augustin McEvoy, Tom Markvart, Luis Castañer.

Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Waltham, MA : Academic Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxiv, 1244 p.) : ill.
Subjects:
Photovoltaic cells -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Photovoltaic power generation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Photovoltaic power systems -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
As part of the growing sustainable and renewable energy movement, the design, manufacture and use of photovoltaic devices is increasing in pace and frequency. The Handbook of Photovoltaics will be a 'benchmark' publication for those involved in the design, manufacture and use of these devices. The Handbook covers the principles of solar cell function, the raw materials, photovoltaic systems, standards, calibration, testing, economics and case studies. The editors have assembled a cast of internationally-respected contributors from industry and academia. The report is essential reading for: Physicists, electronic engineers, designers of systems, installers, architects, policy-makers relating to photovoltaics. * A thorough update to the 'benchmark' publication from a cast of industrial and academic international experts ensures top quality information from multiple stakeholder perspectives *Covers all things PV- from principles of solar cells and their raw materials, to the installation and design of full PV systems, including standards, testing, economics and environmental impacts * Case studies, practical examples and reports on the latest advances take the new edition of this amazing resource beyond a vast collection of knowledge, into the realm of real world applications.
Contents:
Solar Radiation
Solar Cells Introduction
c-Si
Thin Films
Organic and Dye Sensitised Cells
Space and Concentrators
Systems
Case Studies
Testing, Monitoring and Calibration
Economics, Environment and Business Strategy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
McEvoy, A. J. (Augustin Joseph) , Editor
Markvart, T. , Editor
Castañer, Luis. , Editor
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Other format:
Print version: Practical handbook of photovoltaics.
ISBN:
9780123859341 (electronic bk.)
0123859344 (electronic bk.)
OCLC:
760175800
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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