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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EET 270 - Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

The course covers the basics of Photovoltaic (PV) technology and systems. The curriculum includes the study of sun and earth geometries and relationships, solar energy, PV terminology, equipment and processes, site assessment, system design, the electrical principles of solar systems, the operation and installation of critical components, troubleshooting, and PV economics. The hands-on laboratory component will introduce the student to safety, PV tools, PV measurements and wiring required in building a photovoltaic array. The course is designed to prepare the student to take an industry-based entry-level PV Systems exam.
Prerequisite: EET 101 .
Co-requisite: EETL 270 .
3 lecture and 3 laboratory hours per week.
4 credit hours