Publication Type : Conference Paper
Thematic Areas : Wireless Network and Application
Publisher : International Conference on Recent Advances and Innovations in Engineering (ICRAIE-2014), IEEE, Jaipur, India.
Source : International Conference on Recent Advances and Innovations in Engineering (ICRAIE-2014), IEEE, Jaipur, India (2014)
Url : https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/6909113
Keywords : Adaptive optics, Atmosphere, Atmospheric measurements, Calendars, calibration, central receiver, Central receivers, Control system, control system design, control system synthesis, Error correction, Heliostat, heliostat based solar energy systems, Monitoring, movable planar mirrors, Optical variables measurement, poles and towers, power tower, power tower systems, solar energy concentrators, solar power stations, Solar thermal energy, solar thermal energy system, Sun, sunlight, thermal power stations
Campus : Amritapuri
School : School of Engineering
Center : Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA)
Department : Electrical and Electronics
Year : 2014
Abstract : “Power tower” or central receivers are a type of solar thermal energy system in which many heliostats, or movable planar mirrors, are used to focus sunlight onto a central receiver located on top of a tower. To design a control and calibration system for power tower systems, a thorough understanding of the numerous errors which can be present is essential. In this work, the various and different types of errors that present themselves in heliostat based solar energy systems are identified, categorized and assessed based on their potential impact and level of difficulty of resolution. The results of this work can be used to aid in designing a control system for heliostats in which the greatest amount of error can be corrected with the least difficulty.
Cite this Research Publication : J. Freeman, U., K. E., and Rajasree S. R., “Study of the errors influencing heliostats for calibration and control system design”, in International Conference on Recent Advances and Innovations in Engineering (ICRAIE-2014), Jaipur, India, 2014.