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Temperature Correction of Solar Radiation on Clear Sky Using by Modified Pyranometer
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Temperature Correction of Solar Radiation on Clear Sky Using by Modified Pyranometer
Zo, Il-Sung; Jeong, Myeong-Jae; Lee, Kyu-Tae; Jee, Joon-Bum; Kim, Bu-Yo;
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Pyranometer have many uncertainty factors (sensitivity function, thermal offset, other spectral effect, geometric, environment, and equipment etc.) than pyrheliometer. The solution for most of the uncertainty factors have been researched, but the problem for thermal offset is being continued research so far. Under the clear sky, due to the thermal offset of pyranometer, the diffuse and global radiation have been negative value for the nighttime and lower value for the daytime, respectively. In order to understand the uncertainty of the thermal offset effect, solar radiation are observed and analyzed using Ji and Tsay method and data from modified pyranometer. As a result of performing temperature correction using the modified pyranometer, the slope (dome factor; k) and intercept () from a linear regression method are 0.064 and , respectively. And the solar radiation is decreased significantly due to the effect of thermal offset during nighttime. The solar radiation from modified pyranometer increased approximately 8% higher than its observed by general pyranometer during daytime. By the way, these results did not generalize because its result is for only single case in clear sky. Accordingly, it is to required for accurate results obtained by the various cases (clear, cloudy and rainy) with longterm observations.
Pyranometer;Modified pyranometer;Thermal offset;Solar radiation;Dome factor;
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