This course introduces the basics of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, including solar resource assessment; PV materials and modules; systems components; system sizing and design basics; mechanical mounting systems; installation methods; and performance analysis. It also discusses advanced topics current to the industry and prepares the student to take the NABCEP PV Solar Entry-Level Knowledge Certificate exam.
School of Engineering and Computing
Mechanical Engineering Technology (MEC)
2 hours of lecture, 2 hours of lab per week