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Improving of Photovoltaic Cell Performance by Cooling using Two different Types of Fins

by Hussein K. Jobair
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 157 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: Hussein K. Jobair

Hussein K. Jobair . Improving of Photovoltaic Cell Performance by Cooling using Two different Types of Fins. International Journal of Computer Applications. 157, 5 ( Jan 2017), 6-15. DOI=10.5120/ijca2017912691

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2017912691,
author = { Hussein K. Jobair },
title = { Improving of Photovoltaic Cell Performance by Cooling using Two different Types of Fins },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Jan 2017 },
volume = { 157 },
number = { 5 },
month = { Jan },
year = { 2017 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 6-15 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2017912691 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

A numerical investigation have been executed for improving the efficiency of a photovoltaic cell by using two types of fins(rectangular and triangular)at the rear of the cell to increasing the area for losing heat. The study has been executed under a certain circumstances, the variation of a fluid velocity, fin length, fin thickness and fin spacing taken into account. Under a certain circumstances the triangular fin shows a higher ability for losing heat and higher performance than the rectangular fin. The MATLAB program used in this research to ensure the results.

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