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Credits: 4
Course Number: 10-482-133

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Course Description

10-482-133 PHOTOVOLTAICS-ADVANCED ...topics include batteries, wiring configurations, system diagramming, National Electrical code, component selection, wiring, safety and system maintenance. (Prerequisites: 10-482-126 Intro to Solar; 10-660-116, Introduction to AC/DC)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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What will I learn?

  1. Explore the basics of Grid tied and Stand alone Photovoltaic systems.
  2. Explore the solar radiation data and measurements in our lab setting for sizing a Photovoltaic system.
  3. Analyze the OSHA safety requirements for typical Photovoltaic installations.
  4. Analyze the NFPA 70E requirements for typical Photovoltaic installations.
  5. Design an interactive (Grid Tied) and stand alone Photovoltaic system.
  6. Determine the typical procedures for mounting the Photovoltaic panels.
  7. Access the electrical and building requirements and codes pertaining to typical Photovoltaic installations.
  8. Determine the typical maintenance, troubleshooting, and installation concerns for typical Photovoltaic installations.
  9. Install a typical Photovoltaic system in the lab or out in the field.
  10. Determine correct wire type and size for PV systems.
  11. Interpret & understand Section 690, and other applicable sections, in the current National Electric Code
  12. Apply correct code compliant labeling for PV systems.
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Class Number: 81833

Fall 2024
GreenBay Campus Room EE116
8/20/2024 - 10/10/2024
Tu, Th — 12:30 PM - 5:15 PM