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ELEC 211 - Photovoltaic System Design

3 credits

This course covers the theory and design of (primarily residential) photovoltaic systems. The operations of subsystem components are explained, including PV modules, charge controllers and inverters, and battery systems. Methods of electrical interconnection, disconnects, over-current protection and grounding following NEC codes are outlined. Solar radiation, system sizing, and mechanical integration topics are included. The course provides hands-on installation training using industry equipment.

Prerequisites: ELEC 128 Electrical Circuits .