Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

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Author Title Topics Year
Pore, Shantanu Reliability of PV Modules: Dependence on Manufacturing Quality and Field Climatic Conditions FCEMA, RPN, 2017
Kadloor, Nikhil Photovoltaic Systems: Forecasting for Demand Response Management and Environmental Modelling to Design Accelerated Aging Tests Forecasting, Modelling 2017
Patankar, Adit Degradation linearity determination and temperature of soiled photovoltaic modules in the field Degradation Rate 2017
Virkar, Shalaim Effect of Series Resistance Increase on Fill Factor of PV Cells Extracted from Field Aged Modules of Different Climates Soiling 2017
Tummala, Abhishiktha Effect of Series Resistance Increase on Fill Factor of PV Cells Extracted from Field Aged Modules of Different Climates Series Resistance 2016
Pavgi, Ashwini Temperature Coefficients and Thermal Uniformity Mapping of PV Modules and Plants Thermal Mapping 2016
Jain, Deepak Determination of Activation Energy for Encapsulant Browning of Photovoltaic Modules Encapsulant Browning 2016
Choudhary, Darshan Characterizations of Soil Layers Artificially Deposited on Glass and Photovoltaic Coupons Soiling 2016
Mantha, Shanmukha Development of Uniform Artificial Soil Deposition Techniques on Glass and Photovoltaic Coupons Soiling 2016
Gudla, Sushanth Quantification of Solar Photovoltaic Encapsulant Browning Level Using Image Processing Tool Browing Index, Encapsulant Discoloration 2016
Raupp, Christopher Climate-Specific Degradation Rate and Linearity Analysis of Photovoltaic Power Plants using Performance Ratio, Performance Index, and Raw kWh Methods Degradation Analyysis, kWh Analysis, Performance Ratio, Performance Index 2016
Sundarajan, Prasanna Defects and statistical degradation analysis of photovoltaic power plants Degradation Analysis, kWh Analysis, RPN 2016
Chicca, Matthew Automation of Risk Priority Number Calculation of Photovoltaic Modules and Evaluation of Module Level Power Electronics FMECA, PV Powerplant, RPN, Soiling 2015
Rajasekhar, Vidyashree Indoor Soiling Method and Outdoor Statistical Risk Analysis of Photovoltaic Power Plants FMECA, PV Powerplant, RPN, Soiling 2015
Bopanna, Shravanthi Outdoor Soiling Loss Characterization and Statistical Risk Analysis of Photovoltaic Power Plants FMECA, PV Powerplant, RPN, Soiling 2015
Umachandran, Neelesh Spatial Temperature Uniformity and Statistical Determination of Dominant Degradation Modes in PV Modules FMECA, PV Powerplant, RPN, Temperature Distribution 2015
Kuitche, Joseph A Statistical Approach to Solar Photovoltaic Module Lifetime Prediction Accelerated Stress Testing, Environmental Stress, FMECA 2014
Shrestha, Sanjay Determination of Dominant Failure Modes Using Combined Experimental and Statistical Methods and Selection of Best Method to Calculate Degradation Rates Degradation Rate, FMECA, Performance Ratio, PV Powerplant, RPN 2014
Naeem, Mohammad Soiling of Photovoltaic Modules: Modelling and Validation of Location-Specific Cleaning Frequency Optimization Angle of Incidence, Soiling 2014
Vasanthajanakeeraman, Suryanarayana Angle of Incidence And Power Degradation Analysis of Photovoltaic Modules Angle of Incidence, Degradation Rate 2013
Belmont, Jonathan 26+ Year Old Photovoltaic Power Plant: Degradation and Reliability Evaluation of Crystalline Silicon Modules -- North Array Degradation Rate, Potential Induced Degradation, PV Powerplant 2013
Yedidi, Karan Rao Failure and Degradation Modes of PV modules in a Hot Dry Climate: Results after 16 years of field exposure Degradation Rate, PV Powerplant 2013
Mallineni, Jayakrishna Failure and Degradation Modes of PV modules in a Hot Dry Climate: Results after 4 and 12 years of field exposure Degradation Rate, PV Powerplant 2013
Knisely, Brett Angle of incidence and non-intrusive cell quantum efficiency measurements of commercial photovoltaic modules Angle of Incidence, Quantum Efficiency 2013
Vemula, Meena Gupta Power Rating of Photovoltaic Modules Using a New Outdoor Method Power Matrix, Power Rating 2012
Olakonu, Kolapo 26+ Year Old Photovoltaic Power Plant: Degradation and Reliability Evaluation of Crystalline Silicon Modules -- South Array Degredation Rate, Potential Induced Degradation, PV Powerplant 2012
Tatapudi, Sai Potential Induced Degradation (PID) of Pre-Stressed Photovoltaic Modules: Effect of Glass Surface Conductivity Disruption Accelerated Stress Testing, Potential Induced Degradation, PID Prevention 2012
Wright, David Installing, Commissioning and Evaluating a Residential Roof-Mounted Grid-Tied Photovoltaic System PV Installation, Evaluation 2012
Koka, Kartheek Photovoltaic Module Performance and Thermal Characterizations: Data Collection and Automation of Data Processing Thermal Charaterization, Thermal Model 2011
Chatterjee, Saurabh Building Applied Photovoltaic Arrays: Side-by-Side Array Comparison With and Without Fan Cooling BAPV, Thermal Model 2011
Singh, Jaspreet Investigation of 1,900 Individual Field Aged Photovoltaic Modules for Potential Induced Degradation (PID) in a Positive Biased Power Plant Degradation Rate, Potential Induced Degradation, PV Powerplant 2011
Goranti, Sandhya Potential Induced Degradation (PID) Study of Fresh and Accelerated Stress Tested Photovoltaic Modules Accelerated Stress Testing, Potential Induced Degradation 2011
Cano, Jose Photovoltaic Modules: Effect of Tilt Angle on Soiling Soiling 2011
Hrica, Jonathan Building Applied Photovoltaic Array: Thermal Modeling and Fan Cooling BAPV, Thermal Model 2010
Suleske, Adam "Performance Degradation of Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Modules in a Desert Climatic Condition Degredation Rate, PV Powerplant 2010
Oh, Jaewon Building Applied and Back Insulated Photovoltaic Modules: Thermal Models BAPV, Thermal Model 2010
Paghasian, Karen Power Rating of Photovoltaic Modules: Repeatability of Measurements and Validation of Translation Procedures Power Matrix, Power Rating 2010