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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Solar Systems Application

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B1M13ASS Z,ZK 5 2P+2L Czech
Corequisite:
Safety in Electrical Engineering for a master´s degree (BEZM)
Lecturer:
Jakub Holovský, Vítězslav Benda (guarantor), Ladislava Černá, Pavel Hrzina
Tutor:
Vítězslav Benda (guarantor), Tomáš Finsterle, Pavel Hrzina, Tomáš Reichl
Supervisor:
Department of Electrotechnology
Synopsis:

Solar energy. Photovoltaic phenomena. Photovoltaic cells and modules and their characteristics. Photovoltaic systems and their applications. Photo-thermal phenomena.Photo-thermal power stations. Significance, economic and environmental aspects of solar energy exploitation.

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of mathematics, physics and power electronics

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Solar energy and basic forms of its exploitation

2. Influence of geographic position and climate on spectra and irradiance

3. Photovoltaic effect, photovoltaic cells, basic structure and characteristics

4. Construction and technology of photovoltaic cells

5. Construction and technology of photovoltaic modules

6. Basic types of photovoltaic systems

7. Converters for photovoltaic systems

8. Optimisation of PV system operating conditions

9. Energy storage systems

10. Basic economic and ecological aspects

11. Conversion solar energy to thermal energy

12. Solar power stations

13. Solar energy for high temperature technology

14. Present trends in the field of solar systems

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Work organization, work safety in laboratory

2. Spectral sensitivity of PV cells - irradiation sensors

3. Simulation of photovoltaic cells and systems

4. Influence of technology on characteristics of photovoltaic cells

5. Effect of serial resistance on characteristics of PV

6. Influence of parallel resistance on PV cell characteristics

7. Effect of shading on different types of PV modules

8. Analysis of BY-PASS diode behavior in PV modules

9. Concentrator systems

10. Inverters for photovoltaic systems

11. Autonomous photovoltaic systems

12. Charging and discharging characteristics of basic types of accumulators

13. Inspection and diagnostics of PV systems

14. Assessment

Study Objective:

To give students knowledge about basic solar energy application systems

Study materials:

[1] Gordon, J., et al: Solar Energy - the State of the Art, James & James(Science Publishesrs), London, 2001

[2] A. Luque and Steven Hegedus (editors), Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering,

2011 John Wiley & Sons

[3] A. Smets, K. Jäger, O. Isablla, R. van Swaaij and M. Zeman, Solar Energy, UIT Cambridge Ltd., Cambridge,2016

[4] T. M. Letcher and V. M. Fthenakis (editors) A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy

Systems With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, 2018 Elsevier Inc

Note:
Further information:
http://pasan.feld.cvut.cz/lfsez.php
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:C3-340
Benda V.
Hrzina P.

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna
Tue
roomT2:E1-1
Hrzina P.
07:30–09:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.1)

Dejvice haly
Laboratoř H1
roomT2:E1-1
Hrzina P.
09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.2)

Dejvice haly
Laboratoř H1
roomT2:E1-1
Hrzina P.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.3)

Dejvice haly
Laboratoř H1
roomT2:E1-1
Hrzina P.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.4)

Dejvice haly
Laboratoř H1
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4626806.html