MT 528 Solar Energy: System Designs

This course provides an in-depth treatment of how to transfer the latest solar thermal technology available to real world applications. It takes the student through the various phases of development of a solar space heating and photovoltaic integrated building; review occupant’s requirements, site analysis, design concept, solar system design, cost estimates, building design, performance predictions and construction. The emphasis of the class is on solar system design methods, economic optimization of solar systems and installation.



Cross Listed Courses

ME 519


Graduate Student or At Least Junior


Materials Science and Engineering Program Mechanical Engineering Program

Typically Offered Periods

Fall Semester Spring Semester