Photovoltaic Trainer system may be expanded by the addition of extra optional solar panels and batteries.Instrumentation includes high accuracy solarimeter, panel temperature, electrical charging and load power measurement. A complete 80W solar panel system with instrumentation panel containing a battery charge controller, panel loading system, all relevant instrumentation and an external deep cycle 110Amp hour battery.
Experimental Capabilities of Photovoltaic Trainer
• Measurement of solar panel output characteristics under load and the effect of panel temperature.
• Examination of battery charge management system.
• Measurement of overall system performance under load.
• Investigation of electrical conversion efficiency relative to solar radiation.
• Investigation of the effect of panel inclination and angle of latitude.