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Volume 28, Issue 6 - Dec 2008
Volume 28, Issue 5 - Oct 2008
Volume 28, Issue 4 - Aug 2008
Volume 28, Issue 3 - Jun 2008
Volume 28, Issue 2 - Apr 2008
Volume 28, Issue 1 - Feb 2008
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A Study on Estimating Solar Radiation in Relation to Meteorological Parameters
Jo, Dok-Ki ; Kang, Young-Heack ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 1~6
It is necessary to estimate empirical constants in order to predict the monthly mean daily global radiation on a horizontal surface in the developing areas for alternative energy. Therefore many different equations have proposed to evaluate them for certain areas. In this work a new correlation has been made to predict the solar radiation for any areas over Korea by calculating the regression models taking into account latitude, percentage of possible sunshine, and cloud cover. Results clearly demonstrates the reliability of the single linear equation for the estimation of global radiation, which is proposed by using percentage of possible sunshine method. When compared with the measured values, the average annual deviation falls between -3.1 to +0.6%.
A Performance Measurement and Evaluation of a 400RT Vertical type Geothermal System installed in a Complex Building Before Occupancy
Hwang, Kwang-Il ; Shin, Dong-Keol ; Kim, Joong-Hun ; Shin, Seung-Ho ; Jung, Myoung-Kwan ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 7~14
400RT geothermal system which is the biggest capacity among on-operations at present in Korea is measured and evaluated on 23rd
26th Jan. 2008 during those days building is not allowed owners and/or tenants to move in. The geothermal system is consist with vertical-typed 112 geothermal heat exchangers which are installed circle-like 1 row with 4m interval, and has 16 units of 25USRT geothermal-source heat pump(GSHP)s. And each 5 units of circulation pump are running for geothermal heat exchangers and hot water supplies. The followings are the results. The temperatures at G.L. -70m of 2 boreholes are varied quite similarly. The average temperature difference between inlet and outlet of geothermal pipes is
, and that of hot water supply is
, of Zone 3's each 4 GSHPs when being operated. Despite temperature fluctuations by heating loads, the average temperature difference between main pipes of inlet and outlet of geothermal heat exchangers is measured as
. This study propose "Geothermal System COP" which includes not only consumed electric power by compressor but also circulation pumps and auxiliary utilities. By comparing the geothermal system COP with GSHP's performance specification, it is clear that the performances of GHSPs of this site are satisfied with the specification.
A study on Design and Efficient Management of 30kW BIPV System
Park, Se-Joon ; Lim, Jung-Yeol ; Yoon, Seok-Am ; Cha, In-Su ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 15~20
Building-integrated photovoltaics(BIPV) are increasingly incorporated into new domestic and industrial buildings as a principal or ancillary source of electrical power, and are one of the fastest growing segments of the photovoltaic industry. This paper presents design, operational features analysis, and PCS(Power Conditioning System) of grid-connected 30kW BIPV set up on the library of Dongshin University. For a sustainable photovoltaics system in this area, the data of the BIPV system are collected and analyzed by monitoring system using LabView. PCS of the grid-connected BIPV system, also, is designed for optimal operation with characteristics suggested in this paper.
Development of Health, Safety and Environmental Risks from the Operation of CdTe and CIS Thin-Film Modules
Lee, Sung-Rae ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 21~26
Solar cells are renewable energy source which is not only environmentally friendly but also economically viable. For that matter, thin film materials are in observed with great in terest by a number of sources throughout the nations. Among these, CdTe (Cadium telluride) and CIS (copper indium diselenide) are the latest commercial products that are gathering attention in the solar cells markets. However there are some downsides to this newly invention. Since the materials are embedded, in the occasion of damage, certain amount of module residue can be released to water or soil. This paper outlines the results of our outdoor leaching experiments on photovoltaic (PV) samples broken into small fragments and been observed for 1 year.
Experimental Evaluation of a Fiber Optic Concentrator for Daylighting
Han, Hyun-Joo ; Kim, Jeong-Tai ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 27~34
A series of outdoor tests were conducted on a fiber optic solar concentrator system for its performance on daylighting. The system is comprised of four main components - a parabolic dish reflector, a convex mirror, a homogenizer tube and an optical fiber cable. Results show that the system could be successfully applied for indoor lighting if some improvements are made for light transmiting (optical) cables. A maximum concentration ratio of 90 was observed delivering the illuminance of 4,800 lux at a distance of 1.2m from the diffuser for the outdoor illuminance of 102,100 lux.
A Study of the Thermal Characteristics of Flooring Materials, Wood, Rock, Aluminum through Observation of its Radiant Environment in the Summer
Choi, Dong-Ho ; Lee, Bu-Yong ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 35~44
In this study, the experiment of the measuring of four different types of flooring materials' thermal characteristics was conducted and examined during the summer. The experimental materials were arranged on the existing slab of the roof, and then its thermal characteristics were examined from the point of view of thermal radiation analysis. The aim of this study is ultimately to draw the fundamental data for improvements in a building's thermal function and reduce the urban heat island phenomena through optimizing the thermal characteristics of the surface covering materials of a building. The results from this study are as follows; 1) Each experimental material's albedo was calculated as 0.83 on the aluminum panel, 0.40 on the rock block, 0.37 on the wood deck and 0.21 on the concrete. It shows that the concrete material, which has the lowest short wave reflective rate, absorbed the most radiation energy and the aluminium panel has absorbed the lowest radiation energy. 2) From the each experimental object's value of the long wave radiation, the concrete material measured the highest, at
, and the aluminium panel measured the lowest at
. Therefore, it verifies that the experimental objects' own radiation rate determines the amount of the long wave radiation. 3) The degree of energy absorbency of a building's surface covering materials is greatly influenced by its own albedo and radiation rate, Therefore, it needs to be considered for the improvements in a building's thermal function and reducing the urban heat island phenomena. 4) According to the evaluation result of the each experimental object's overall heat transmission screening function on the roof of a building, the wooden deck is proven to be an excellent material for excluding the outside temperature differences effectively with its characteristic of low heat capacity and conduction. Also its surface temperature on the roof slab and the temperature difference during the day were both measured at low.
Characteristics of Wind Energy for Long-term Period (10 years) at Seoguang Site on Jeju Island
Ko, Kyung-Nam ; Kim, Kyoung-Bo ; Huh, Jong-Chul ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 45~52
In order to clarify characteristics of variation in wind energy over a long-term period, an investigation was carried out at Seoguang site on Jeju island. The wind data for 10 years from Automatic Weather System (AWS) were analyzed for each year. The variation in the annual energy production (AEP) for the 2 MW wind turbine was estimated through statistical work. The result shows that the range of the yearly average wind speed at 15 m above ground level for 10 years was from -22.6% to +13.7%, which is wider range than that in Japan. The coefficient of variation for the AEP was 22.7%, which is about twice of that for the yearly average wind speed. Therefore, for estimating the wind energy potential accurately at a given site, the wind data should be analyzed over a long-term period based on the data from the meteorological station.
Development of a Tree-shaped Wind Power System Using Piezo-electric Materials
Oh, Seung-Jin ; Han, Hyun-Joo ; Han, Soo-Bin ; Lim, Sang-Hoon ; Chun, Won-Gee ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 53~59
This paper reports an experimental investigation to design a tree-shaped wind power system using piezo-electric materials. The proposed system is to produce power if wind is strong enough to produce any bending motions in the energy converting elements, i.e., piezo-electric materials. Two different kinds of piezoelectric materials are used in the present study to produce power by scavenging energy from the wind. The soft flexible one made the leaf element while the hard one was applied to the trunk portion of the tree requiring rather strong winds to generate any power. Although small, each leaf deems to play the role of a power producer and currents are continuously trickling down to the storage battery installed at the bottom of the system.
A Study on the Power Saving Fraction of Site Electrical Load depending on the installation area of PV system in Apartment Complex
Yoon, Jong-Ho ; Park, Jae-Sung ; Shin, U-Cheul ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 60~66
This study is to investigate an optimal size and position of PV system for apartment complex through the electrical load matching analysis. The 4 types of arrangements of apartment buildings are considered as follows; ㅡtype, alternative ㅡtype, ㄱtype and ㅁtype. We assume that the studied site is composed of 9 buildings. Firstly, solar access evaluation of roof and facade in apartment buildings was performed with the hourly simulations of total received insolation on each surface considering the shading effect of buildings. Electrical load profile of typical Korean apartments were investigated for the load matching analysis. To calculate an annual total PV output, we used MERIT program which is a hourly based load matching tool developed by ESRD. TRY weather data of Daejeon are applied for this analysis. Result shows that approximately 11% of total electric load of the site can be supplied by the PV system in the case of full installation of PV system at the whole south-face roof area of 9 buildings in this stuided apartment complex. Depending on a various installation option of roof and facade area, the possible ratio of PV supply in total electrical load varies from 9% to 42%. Among the 4 arrangement types, the ㅡtype revealed the best option for the maximum output of PV system.
Effect of Vacuum in a Non-glass Vacuum Tube on the thermal behavior of the Absorber Plate
Oh, Seung-Jin ; Hyun, Jun-Ho ; Kim, Nam-Jin ; Lee, Yoon-Joon ; Chun, Won-Gee ;
Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society, volume 28, issue 3, 2008, Pages 67~73
This study has been carried out to investigate the effect of vacuum on the thermal performance of a nonglass evacuated tube. A series of measurements are made indoors to monitor the temperature change of the absorber plate contained in the evacuated tube under different conditions of vacuum and heat fluxes. Those temperatures measured at the thermal equilibrium could be used to assess the heat losses to the ambient in link with the steady operation of non-glass evacuated tubes for solar exploitation.