Course Description

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of solar energy including solar resource assessment, solar photovoltaics and solar thermal energy.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are:

  • To introduce the basic concepts of solar geometry.
  • To give students experience in the design of solar energy systems both photovoltaic and thermal systems.
  • To introduce concepts of economic analysis on a proposed solar system.
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MEC7110 Solar Energy Technology DOC PDF PS