EE 242 - Photovoltaic Installation and the NEC3
A review of passive (thermal) and photovoltaic solar systems. Includes basic principles of each system, components, efficiencies, installation considerations, and the NEC regulations for residential and commercial installations. Lab exercises will include using wiring components, connectors, cabling, etc., tools used for installation, performance measurements, conversion of sunlight into electrical energy, energy storage experiments such as battery charging. Prereq(s): EE 140, EE 121, ET 115 Coreq(s): EE 241, EE 243 [F] Note(s): Laboratory notebooks required. Class: 2 hours, Lab: 3 hours.
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