Jul 14, 2024  
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ENGR 3730U – Solar Energy Technologies


Incidence, absorption, reflection and re-radiation of sunlight; spectral characteristics and material properties for absorption and radiation of sunlight; fundamentals of photovoltaic generation, typical materials used in solar cells; design, operation and maintenance of photovoltaic systems; design of solar cells, current conversion and conditioning, storage and distribution of electricity in solar systems; concentrating solar systems; design and operation of solar hot water and space heating systems, including energy storage devices for these systems.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Laboratory hours: 2 (biweekly)
Prerequisite(s): ENGR 3260U  



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