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Comparison Of An Analytical Hierarchy Process And Fuzzy Axiomatic Design For Selecting Appropriate Photovoltaic Modules For Onboard Vehicle Design, Mahmoud M. Abdelhamid
Mahmoud M Abdelhamid
In this paper, the authors present an overview of the available commercial photovoltaic (PV) module options for powering onboard vehicle applications. The authors used two decision-making methodologies to determine the evaluation factors and the decision-making criteria necessary for assessing the suitability of a particular PV module type. In both the analytical hierarchy process (AHP) and the fuzzy axiomatic design (AD), the authors used at the input stage quality function deployment (QFD) to determine customer requirements for a vehicle with PV module capabilities. This approach is innovative in that evaluation depended upon data collected from PV manufacturers’ datasheets. This approach is ...