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2017 Spring Main
AET2100/Lecture/01 - Photovoltaic Technology | Credits 3.00
This course will provide an overview of photovoltaic (PV) technology in various aspects including the principles, manufacturing, installation and maintenance. It will start from the introduction of the p-n junction. Different types of solar cells will be discussed and their characteristic compared. Details of the operation of solar systems will be taught as well as how they are connected to the grids. Components in a typical PV system will be explained in terms of their functions and performance. Then the procedure of PV installation will be explained, including the site assessment, panel installation and electric wiring. The relevant NEC codes and solar work safety will be introduced. Hands-on labs will be integrated into the course to help students better understand the PV installation and maintenance. 3 credit hours. Prerequisites: None.

Registration Type Traditional
Fees Lab Fee $55.00 (Fee Group All)
Instructors Sivey, Russell C
Duration 1/9/2017 - 5/6/2017
Schedule Mon Wed  11:00 AM - 12:20 PM;  Marion Technical Col, Bryson Hall, Room 140
Prerequisites ( MTH1100 / Lecture <min grade = C, min credit = 3.00> )
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Credit DevEd Transfer
Class 12 Seats | 6 Remaining
Open

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Marion Technical College120
Program  Credit120
College  Engineering120
Department  Engineering Tech126
Curriculum  Alt EnergyTechnician126
Population  Semester126