Backtracking Algorithm

AJITNAYAKAJITNAYAK Registered Users Posts: 11
Dear all,


I am looking for the formula where we can calculate backtracking algorithm for solar tracking application. Please let me know where i can get formulas.
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  • BB.BB. Super Moderators, Administrators Posts: 32,800 admin
    Re: Backtracking Algorithm

    NREL.gov has information/code for open loop solar tracking:

    http://rredc.nrel.gov/solar/codesandalgorithms/spa/

    Or, you can do a simple tracker using photo sensors to track the sun. Closed loop is frequently easier (the tracking hardware hardware, gears+mechanism, is less complex).

    -Bill
    Near San Francisco California: 3.5kWatt Grid Tied Solar power system+small backup genset
  • AJITNAYAKAJITNAYAK Registered Users Posts: 11
    Re: Backtracking Algorithm

    I have read this thread already. I am looking for formula to calculate backtrack algorithm inorder to avoid shadowing
    BB. wrote: »
    NREL.gov has information/code for open loop solar tracking:

    http://rredc.nrel.gov/solar/codesandalgorithms/spa/

    Or, you can do a simple tracker using photo sensors to track the sun. Closed loop is frequently easier (the tracking hardware hardware, gears+mechanism, is less complex).

    -Bill
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