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The task for Arizona State University Photovoltaic Reliability Laboratory (ASU-PRL) graduate students was to evaluate the power plant through visual inspection, electrical performance, and infrared thermography.
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A student working on a publication, patent, grant, etc.ABSTRACT As the use of photovoltaic (PV) modules in large power plants continues to increase globally, more studies on degradation, reliability, failure modes, and mechanisms of field aged modules are needed to predict module life expectancy based on accelerated lifetime testing of PV modules.In this work, a 26 year old PV power plant in Phoenix, Arizona has been evaluated for performance, reliability, and durability.For more information or questions about this collection contact or visit the Digital Repository ETD Library Guide or contact the ASU Graduate College at [email protected] studies have examined the interplay of climate, tectonics, biota and erosion and found that these variables are intertwined in a complicated system of feedbacks and as a result, some of these factors are often oversimplified or simply neglected.Furthermore, Zn O is a potential material for transparent conducting oxide material competing with indium tin oxide (ITO), graphene, and carbon nanotube film.It has been known as a conductive material when doped with elements such as indium, gallium and aluminum.This is not to say that process planners do not consider tolerances; they are …Shock loading is a complex phenomenon that can lead to failure mechanisms such as strain localization, void nucleation and growth, and eventually spall fracture.To understand the interplay of these factors one must understand the processes that transport or inhibit transport of soil.This study uses the short-lived, fallout-derived, radionuclides 137Cs and 210Pb to identify soil transport processes and to quantify soil transport using the profile distribution model for 137Cs.