• 362 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
19942018
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Research Output 1994 2018

  • 362 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 12 Conference contribution
  • 7 Patent
  • 1 Conference article
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a distributed photovoltaic system in grid-connected and standalone applications by different MPPT algorithms

Chao, R-M., Ko, S. H., Lin, H. K. & Wang, I. K., 2018 Jun 1, In : Energies. 11, 6, 1 p., 1484.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photovoltaic System
Distributed Systems
Steepest descent method
Grid
Systems analysis

Hardware implementation of a distributed pv system based on the central operation of the MPPT algorithm

Chao, R-M., Jhang, J. C., Wang, I. K. & Hsu, S. C., 2018 Jan 4, 2017 4th International Conference on Systems and Informatics, ICSAI 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 262-267 6 p. (2017 4th International Conference on Systems and Informatics, ICSAI 2017; vol. 2018-January).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photovoltaic System
Hardware Implementation
Distributed Systems
Hardware
Shading
2 Citations (Scopus)

Solar-powered boat design using standalone distributed PV system

Chao, R-M., Lin, H. K. & Wu, C. H., 2018 Jun 22, Proceedings of 4th IEEE International Conference on Applied System Innovation 2018, ICASI 2018. Lam, A. D. K-T., Prior, S. D. & Meen, T-H. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 31-34 4 p. (Proceedings of 4th IEEE International Conference on Applied System Innovation 2018, ICASI 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Boats
Power System
Controller
Remodeling
Renewable Energy
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

Solar powered boat design optimization

Nasirudin, A., Chao, R-M. & Utama, I. K. A. P., 2017 Jan 1, In : Procedia Engineering. 194, p. 260-267 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Boats
Ships
Water piping systems
Costs
Lead acid batteries
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Multicore PSO Operation for Maximum Power Point Tracking of a Distributed Photovoltaic System under Partially Shading Condition

Chao, R-M., Nasirudin, A., Wang, I. K. & Chen, P. L., 2016 Jan 1, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2016, 9754514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
modules
optimization
Voltage measurement
DC-DC converters
2015

Evaluation of an amorphous silicon thin film PV system using the multivariable MPPT method

Chao, R-M., Wang, I. K., Nasirudin, A. & Ko, S. H., 2015 Jan 1, Optoelectronic Devices and Integration, OEDI 2015. Optical Society of America (OSA), (Optoelectronic Devices and Integration, OEDI 2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

insolation
Amorphous silicon
amorphous silicon
solar cells
Thin films
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of an amorphous silicon thin film PV system using the multivariable MPPT method

Chao, R-M., Wang, I. K., Nasirudin, A. & Ko, S. H., 2015, Photonics for Energy, PFE 2015. Optical Society of America (OSA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Amorphous silicon
Thin films
Incident solar radiation
Silicon solar cells
Distributed power generation
2012
7 Citations (Scopus)

A quadratic maximization MPPT method applied to PV system on a moving vehicle

Ko, S. H. & Chao, R-M., 2012 Dec 10, APPEEC 2012 - 2012 Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, Proceedings. 6307189. (Asia-Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference, APPEEC).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ship models
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Experiments
7 Citations (Scopus)

Design and fabrication of single-walled carbon nanonet flexible strain sensors

Huang, Y. T., Huang, S. C., Hsu, C. C., Chao, R-M. & Vu, T. K., 2012 Mar 1, In : Sensors. 12, 3, p. 3269-3280 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gages
Carbon
Fabrication
fabrication
carbon
26 Citations (Scopus)

Photovoltaic dynamic MPPT on a moving vehicle

Ko, S. H. & Chao, R-M., 2012 Jun 1, In : Solar Energy. 86, 6, p. 1750-1760 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ship models
Incident solar radiation
Sun
Conversion efficiency
2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

A simplified signal analysis algorithm for the development of a low cost underwater echo-sounder

Lou, S. C., Chao, R-M., Ko, S. H., Lin, K. M. & Zhong, J. X., 2011 Nov 1, In : Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 44, 9, p. 1572-1581 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

signal analysis
Signal analysis
echoes
Acoustic waves
Underwater acoustics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the gauge factor for single-walled carbon nanonets on the flexible plastic substrates by nano-transfer-printing

Hsu, C. C., Chao, R-M., Liu, C. W. & Liang, S. Y., 2011 Jul 1, In : Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 21, 7, 075012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gages
Printing
Carbon
Plastics
Substrates
56 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of parabolic prediction to maximum power point tracking for PV array

Pai, F. S., Chao, R-M., Ko, S. H. & Lee, T. S., 2011 Jan 1, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 2, 1, p. 60-68 9 p., 5585793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010
21 Citations (Scopus)

A new algorithm to photovoltaic power point tracking problems with Quadratic maximization

Pai, F. S. & Chao, R-M., 2010 Mar 1, In : IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. 25, 1, p. 262-264 3 p., 5340544.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polynomials
Maximum power point trackers

Polyimide-based single-walled carbon nanonets (SWCNNs) flexible strain sensor for bone

Huang, Y. T., Huang, S. C., Hsu, C. C. & Chao, R-M., 2010 Jul 16, ICBBT 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology. p. 65-68 4 p. 5479008. (ICBBT 2010 - 2010 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Technology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polyimides
Bone
Carbon
Bone and Bones
Sensors
2009
18 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a photovoltaic energy mechatronics system with a built-in quadratic maximum power point tracking algorithm

Chao, R-M., Ko, S. H., Pai, F. S., Lin, I. H. & Chang, C. C., 2009 Dec 1, In : Solar Energy. 83, 12, p. 2177-2185 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mechatronics
Solar energy
Photovoltaic effects
Hardware
Petroleum
2008
4 Citations (Scopus)

Achieving machining residual stresses through model-driven planning of process parameters

Liang, S. Y., Hanna, C. R. & Chao, R-M., 2008 Sep 29, Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME - Paper Presented at NAMRC 36. p. 445-452 8 p. (Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME; vol. 36).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Residual stresses
Machining
Planning
Geometry
Process planning
2 Citations (Scopus)

Surface tension/thermal mismatch in a self-assembly process

Chao, R-M., Hsu, C. C. & Chu, F. I., 2008 Nov 1, In : Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering. 18, 11, 115002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self assembly
Surface tension
Residual stresses
Silicon
Melting
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

A novel design of piezo-resistive type underwater acoustic sensor using SOI wafer

Li, S. Y., Hsu, C. C., Lin, S. Z. & Chao, R-M., 2007 Dec 1, 2007 16th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics, ISAF. 4393840. (OCEANS 2006 - Asia Pacific).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon sensors
Underwater acoustics
Membranes
Hydrophones
MEMS

Characteristic evaluation of silicon-based MEMS acoustic/acceleration sensor

Chao, R-M., Li, S. Y., Hsu, C. C. & Liang, S. Y., 2007 Dec 28, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. p. 389-394 6 p. (Proceedings of the ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference 2007, MSEC2007).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MEMS
Acoustics
Fabrication
Silicon
Sensors

Specification of shear zone characteristics in achieving desired residual stress profile

Hanna, C. R., Liang, S. Y. & Chao, R-M., 2007 Dec 28, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. p. 289-296 8 p. (Proceedings of the ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference 2007, MSEC2007).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Residual stresses
Specifications
Geometry
Process planning
Thermal gradients

The implementation of PC-based instrumentation for underwater acoustic communication system

Chao, R-M., Lin, S. Z. & Huang, Y. X., 2007 Dec 1, 2007 16th IEEE International Symposium on the Applications of Ferroelectrics, ISAF. 4393838. (OCEANS 2006 - Asia Pacific).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrophones
Underwater acoustics
Modulators
Communication systems
Communication
2004
55 Citations (Scopus)

Angular vertical comb-driven tunable capacitor with high-tuning capabilities

Nguyen, H. D., Hah, D., Patterson, P. R., Chao, R-M., Piyawattanametha, W., Lau, E. K. & Wu, M. C., 2004 Jun 1, In : Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems. 13, 3, p. 406-413 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capacitors
Capacitance
Tuning
Varactors
Electrostatics

Structural analysis based on multiresolution blind system identification algorithm

Too, G-P. J., Wang, C. C. K. & Chao, R-M., 2004 Jan 1, In : Structural Engineering and Mechanics. 17, 6, p. 819-828 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural analysis
Natural frequencies
Identification (control systems)
Damping
Impulse response
2002
94 Citations (Scopus)

A scanning micromirror with angular comb drive actuation

Patterson, P. R., Hah, D., Nguyen, H., Toshiyoshi, H., Chao, R-M. & Wu, M. C., 2002 Jan 1, In : Proceedings of the IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS). p. 544-547 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scanning
Silicon
Gear teeth
Actuators
Single crystals
2001
9 Citations (Scopus)
Elastic body
Boundary element method
Inverse problems
Boundary Elements
Inverse Problem
1999

An h-adaptive boundary element method for fracture mechanics

Chao, R-M., Lee, S-Y. & Kuo, J. C., 1999, Boundary Element Technology XIII. Proceedings of the 1999 Thirteenth International Conference on Boundary Element Technology, BETECH '99. Chen, C. S., Brebbia, C. A., Pepper, D. W., Harik, I., Chen, CS., Brebbia, CA., Pepper, DW. & Harik, I. (eds.). WITPress, p. 485-494 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Insulator Elements
boundary element method
fracture mechanics
Boundary element method
Fracture mechanics
2 Citations (Scopus)
Error analysis
Stress intensity factors
Crack tips
Elasticity
Cracks
1998

Arc-shaped debonding crack opened by internal pressure

Chao, R-M., 1998 Jun, In : Chinese Journal of Mechanics Series A (English Edition). 14, 2, p. 83-89 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Debonding
Crack tips
Cracks
Fracture mechanics
Integral equations
1997
16 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacial toughness for the shipboard aluminum/steel structural transition joint

Chao, R-M., Yang, J-M. & Lay, S. R., 1997 Jun 1, In : Marine Structures. 10, 5, p. 353-362 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Aluminum
Toughness
Bending tests
Shearing
11 Citations (Scopus)

The fiber-matrix interface crack

Chao, R-M. & Laws, N., 1997 Jan 1, In : Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 64, 4, p. 992-999 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fiber-matrix interfaces
cracks
Cracks
singular integral equations
complex variables
1996
1 Citation (Scopus)

Boundary element method for the frictionless arc-shaped crack closure problem

Chao, R-M. & Chang, C. H., 1996 Apr 1, In : Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements. 17, 3, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crack Closure
Crack closure
Boundary element method
Boundary Elements
Crack
1995
5 Citations (Scopus)

Frictional contact of an arc crack in an isotropic homogeneous material due to uniaxial loading

Chao, R-M. & Rau, M. Y., 1995 Jan 1, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 50, 1, p. 121-130 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contacts (fluid mechanics)
Cracks
Friction
Crack tips
Stress intensity factors
1994
2 Citations (Scopus)

Potential functions of an edge dislocation associated with a circular inclusion

Chao, R-M., 1994 Jan 1, In : Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME. 61, 1, p. 217-219 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Edge dislocations
edge dislocations
inclusions
1800

AN UNDERWATER ACOUSTIC MICRO-SENSOR

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. I293112

Research output: Patent

CONTROL DEVICE FOR RENEWABLE POWER SYSTEM

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. M547776

Research output: Patent

DISTRIBUTED SOLAR POWER SYSTEM AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. I514714

Research output: Patent

PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER OPTIMIZER HAVING COOLING DEVICE

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. M550516

Research output: Patent

太陽能電池最大功率追蹤方法

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. I409611

Research output: Patent

微光學鏡片之製造方法及結構

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. I223325

Research output: Patent

直立式可旋轉微光學鏡片之裝置

Chao, R-M., 1800, Patent No. I240954

Research output: Patent