This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn about solar energy from A to Z for electrical engineers, solar designers, and all who are interested in working in the solar energy field.
Construction of the PV(Photovoltaic) cells, the connection of PV cells including series and parallel and when to use each of them, advantages and disadvantages of PV cells
Sun tracking to get max output power from PV Cells and techniques of MPPT (Maximum power point Tracking)
Effect of insolation, temperature and load resistance on power
Grid-Tied system, its components, advantages, and disadvantages
Off-Grid system, its components, advantages, and disadvantages
Hybrid Solar system, its components, advantages, and disadvantages
Different Types of solar cells and their efficiency, junction box and how to wire it
Determination of the PV max voltage and power consumption demands
Solar PV System design including design of PV modules, inverter, battery, solar charge controller, and MPPT charge controller.
Protection of PV system, strings, and protection of arrays.
Difference between 3 busbars and 5 busbars and how to select AC busbar and DC busbar.
Protection devices for transformer, inverter protection, and surge protection device.
Grounding of the PV system and solar kit.
On-grid system design by hand calculations.
On-grid system design by PVsyst program.
Off-grid system design an extra example.
Off-grid system design by using the PVsyst program.
Solar cells, modules, and arrays.
Parallel and series connection in PV System.
Effect of temperature and insolation on V-I Curve.
Construction and types of batteries.
Charging of lead-acid batteries and hydrometers.
Maintenance of batteries and methods of charging.
The cycle of batteries.
Importance of the charge controller.
Selection and datasheet of the panel.
PV energy according to Area.
Shading and tilt angle.
How to get a free license from Autodesk and activate Autocad?
Starting Autocad and changing background.
Drawing a line in Autocad.
Drawing a rectangle in Autocad.
Drawing a circle in Autocad.
Drawing a polygon in Autocad.
Drawing an arc in Autocad.
Drawing a polyline in Autocad.
Multiple lines using the offset feature.
Adding text to Autocad.
Extending lines in Autocad.
Selection in Autocad.
F-shortcuts in Autocad.
Dimensions in Autocad.
Multi spiral line and MLD in Autocad.
Block and explode commands in Autocad.
Move and scale commands in Autocad.
Rotate, mirror, and fillet commands in Autocad.
Area calculation and adding a layer in Autocad.
Saving your file and autosave feature.
Drawing fluorescent symbol using Autocad.
Autocad classic model and workspace.
Single line diagram of the PV system and selection of fuses and breakers.
Simulation of PV cell in MATLAB and obtaining V-I characteristics.
Design of Off-grid PV system using an Excel sheet.
Function, types, and datasheet of inverter
PWM and MPPT charge controllers
Solar wires and cables installation process
PV installation, short circuit and open circuit tests using avometer
Principle of operation of the solar water pumping system
Solar pumping system design