TEC 5270 - Advanced Computer Modeling of Renewable Energy (3)
When Offered:Spring This course provides an extensive and an in-depth look at modeling software packages used in the renewable energy industry. Topics may include wind farm design (WindPRO) and thermal modeling (TRNSYS). Renewable energy system design and engineering will be quantitatively explored, as will performance estimation and optimization. Topics will be presented as case studies, with systematic problem solving emphasized throughout and final reports produced. Prerequisite: a good working knowledge of Excel/spreadsheet software is required.