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ESTM 412 Solar Photovoltaics (PV) Design Fundamentals

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Course Description

Foundation of knowledge and skills to understand the site survey and to translate survey data into estimation and design of solar photovoltaics systems. Includes detailed methodology for site surveys, shade analysis, system sizing, string and inverter sizing, the use of software system design tools, graphical PV system design aids.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU