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2019/2020

Electrochemical Sources and Photovoltaics

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A1M13EZF Z,ZK 5 2P+2L Czech
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Department of Electrotechnology
Synopsis:

Photovoltaic sources. Operating principles, characteristics. Solar modules, construction and technology. Basic types of photovoltaic systems and their applications. Electrochemical sources of the electric power - overview. Primary cells and accumulators. Methods of accumulator charging. Sources for electrochemical production processes and their control. Automotive applications. Environmental aspects of the electrochemical sources and production processes.

Requirements:

A student has to obtain a credit before an examination

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Photovoltaic cells, basic structure and characteristics

2.Single-crystalline, poly-crystalline and thin film photovoltaic cells

3.Construction and technology of photovoltaic modules

4.Photovoltaic systems - basic types

5.Stand alone PV systems. Grid-on PV systems.

6.Optimisation of PV system operating conditions

7.Present trends, economical and ecological aspects

8.Independent electrochemical power sources. Fundamental terms.Primary cells

9.Accumulators - summary. Lead acid accumulators.

10.Alkaline NiCd and NiMH accumulators.

11.Lithium accumulators, automotive applications.

12.Standard and quick charging.

13.Uninterruptible Power Sources

14.Applications of accumulators for independent sources.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Safety system and equipment of the laboratory.

2.Laboratory measurements on solar cells - explanation.

3. Comparison of V-A characteristics of different types of solar cells.

4.Temperature dependence of solar cell parameters.

5. Measurements of solar module characteristics.

6. Measurements on a solar module - dc/dc - dc/ac system.

7. Photovoltaic system design (simulation).

8.Discharging of primary cells.

9.Accumulators - measuring methods.

10.Design of the accumulator systems.

11.Charging characteristic of the accumulators.

12.Quick charging.

13.Discharging characteristics.

14. A credit.

Study Objective:

To give students knowledge from the field of Electrochemical Sources and Photovoltaics

Study materials:

[1] Goetberger, A., Knobloch, J. and Voss, B.: Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells. Chichester: J.Wiley & Sons. 1998

[2] Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering. Edited by A. Luque and S. Hegedus, John Wiley & Sons,2003

Note:
Further information:
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