Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENERGY 143    Solar Photovoltaic Systems Design, Installation, and Troubleshooting    4 Units

Prerequisite: ENERGY 141 and 142 with grades of "C" or better
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This advanced course in solar photovoltaic (PV) energy offers the opportunity for hands-on experience designing, installing, and troubleshooting grid-tie and stand alone PV systems. Topics include hardware and software tools used in the solar PV industry, blueprint reading, calculating component size and capacity, and personal safety. Additionally, it covers calculating PV panel string sizing when working with grid tie inverters and battery sizing when designing stand alone PV systems. National Electrical Code (NEC) and fire code wire sizing, fusing, and other safety instructions and procedures are reviewed. Field trips are required. This course may be taken two times for credit using different hardware.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Nov 03
MW        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC B.Price              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321       
MW        06:00PM-07:40PM LEC N.Lowrie             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321       
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC N.Lowrie             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321       
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Price              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321       
MW        07:50PM-09:30PM LAB N.Lowrie             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321     30410 
Textbook
Sa        01:05PM-04:10PM LAB N.Lowrie             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321     30410 Textbook
class meets only 4 Saturdays: 9/4; 9/11; 9/18; 9/25

Sa        01:05PM-04:10PM LAB B.Price              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 321     30410 Textbook
class meets only 4 Saturdays: 9/4; 9/11; 9/18; 9/25

MW        07:50PM-09:30PM LAB B.Price              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 323     31762 Textbook
Sa        01:05PM-04:10PM LAB B.Price              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 322     31762 Textbook
class meets only 4 Saturdays: 9/4; 9/11; 9/18; 9/25

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010