Fundamentals of Solar Energy for Electrical Engineering
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Fundamentals of Solar Energy for Electrical Engineering

Learn about the Construction and Connection of PV Cells,DC-DC Converters,MPPTAnd Sun Tracking for Electrical Engineering
4.4 (15 ratings)
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961 students enrolled
Created by Ahmed Mahdy
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how PV Cells work
  • Learn the difference between parallel and series connection of PV Cells
  • Understand the Advantages and disadvantages of PV Cells
  • Understand the Construction of PV Cells
  • Learn about different Methods of MPPT
  • Understand the Effect of Temperature on Power
  • Learn about the Effect of Load Resistance on Power
  • Understand the Effect of Insolation on Power
  • Learn about Different Types of DC-DC Converters
  • Solve an Example on Design of PV Cells
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Requirements
  • No prior Knowledge !
  • Passion to Learn !
Description

Welcome to My Own course " Fundamentals of Solar Energy for Electrical Engineering"

In this course we will discuss the construction of the PV(Photovoltaic) Cells , the connection of PV Cells including series and parallel and when to use each of them, we will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of PV Cells.

We will learn about Sun Tracking to get Max Output power from PV Cells also we will discuss some of the Techniques of MPPT (Maximum power point Tracking) to get Max Power from PV Cells .

We will learn about the Effect of Insolation ,Temperature and Load Resistance on Power.

we will have an Example on Design of PV Cells .

We will have an overview to DC-DC Converters including the Buck Converter, the Boost converter and Buck-Boost Converter to Step up and Step down the DC Voltage of PV Cells.

Wish you a Happy Learning .

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to get knowledge about Solar Cells
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Curriculum For This Course
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Solar Energy
12 Lectures 36:03
Introduction to Solar Energy
01:06

Advantages and Disadvantages of PV Cells
02:23

Construction of PV Cell
04:34

Sun Tracking
02:15

Effect of Load Resistance on Power
04:30

Effect of Temperature on Power
01:59

Effect of Insolation on Power
00:55

Several Techniques for MPPT
05:03

Types of DC-DC Converters
03:17

Connection of Solar Cells
02:34

Example 1
06:54

Bonus Lecture
00:33
About the Instructor
Ahmed Mahdy
4.7 Average rating
155 Reviews
3,550 Students
11 Courses
Instructor and Electrical Power Engineer

 I am an Electrical Power Engineer, i intend to become a teaching assistant for my university , I am also an Instructor at Udemy with 11 courses and still going , i am a YouTuber having 3 channels including anime channel and educational engineering channel , i have passion for both Video editing and Teaching !!! . I worked with different editing software starting from windows movie maker to Sony Vegas pro and then after effects , currently studying different fields at Shaw academy , hoping to become a successful Person in Teaching on Udemy.