2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECE 467 - Solar Cells and Their Applications


This course is concerned with electricity generation direction from solar energy using photovoltaic solar cells. The solar spectrum is discussed, solar cell types are introduced and efficiency factors are discussed. Techniques for efficiency improvement are reviewed. Photovoltaic electricity generation system design methods are introduced. Economic analysis, such as life cycle costing, and environmental impact of PV systems are discussed.

Prerequisites: ECE 209 or ECE 210 or permission.

Credits: 3