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Title: The development of a remote laboratory for distance learning at Loughborough University
Authors: Williams, Sheryl R.
Blanchard, Richard E.
Mohammed, A.
Bliss, Martin
Pancholi, Ramesh
Clowes, Michael S.
Keywords: Remote laboratory
Distance learning
Photovoltaic panels
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED)
Citation: WILLIAMS, S.R ... et al, 2013. The development of a remote laboratory for distance learning at Loughborough University. IN: Chova, L.G., Martinez, A.L. and Torres, I.C. (eds). EDULEARN13 Proceedings: 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, pp.4342-4349
Abstract: The increasing deployment of photovoltaic systems requires large numbers of skilled engineers with a greater understanding of all aspects of PV technology both theoretical and practical. Developing experimental rigs at universities is expensive and limited to students physically attending the university. One recent approach to increase access to laboratories is the development of remote experiments. Here students can control real experimental equipment using a visual interface via the Internet. In this paper we explore the development of a photovoltaic laboratory to enable users to access and remotely control experimental equipment based at Loughborough University from anywhere in the world.
Description: This conference paper was presented at the 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), Barcelona, Spain, 1st-3rd July 2013.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/17848
Publisher Link: http://iated.org/publications
ISBN: 9788461638222
ISSN: 2340-1117
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)
Conference Papers and Contributions (CREST)

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