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2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TEC 5633 - Battery-Based PV Systems (3)

When Offered: Fall, Spring
Battery-based photovoltaic (PV) systems are used in a wide variety of applications including off-grid homes, small stand-alone lighting systems, back-up power systems at remote telecommunications sites, village micro-grid systems, and PV-powered RVs and boats. This course focuses on components utilized in battery-based systems, including PV panels/arrays, batteries, charge controllers, generators, inverters, and inverter/chargers; and examines how they are integrated and configured for different applications. This design-based course focuses on detailed system sizing calculations, equipment selection criteria, and strategies for all types of battery-based PV systems. Content mastery and applied practice at the graduate level is expected.
Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. [Dual-listed with TEC 4633.]