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2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECMN 210 Photovoltaic Systems Theory and Design

This course is designed to instruct the student in the theory and design of photovoltaic systems and their practical installation and operation. The course includes semi-conductor operational theory, properties of silicon and semi-conductor material, solar cell manufacturing and companies involved, history of solar power and its uses, photovoltaic systems safety, site assessments, system design, and adapting mechanical and electrical design. Layout skills are developed and the National Electrical Code is examined.
Pre-requisite(s): ECMN 102 Alternating Current Theory  or ECMN 153 Alternating Current Theory: Part I  and ECMN 154 Alternating Current Theory: Part II  or MECT 130 Electricity  or ECMN 120 Electrical Theory for Renewable Energy , or permission of Department chair.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2