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Jurandir Primo, P.E.
This special course of Solar Panels Calculations – Practical Guidelines brings, didactically the main guidelines of how to calculate, install solar panels, and suggests ways to incorporate solar design into residences and buildings. This practical handbook also provides programmed calculations in excel spreadsheets, including practical examples and how very well defined design decisions can increase the useable solar energy. Solar energy is a brand new section of technology, which develops techniques of ever-evolving technologies such as, solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, and can be mixed with fuel cells, which can convert chemical energy from a fuel into electricity, through a chemical reaction of positively charged hydrogen ions. Renewable energy sources, such as, solar, wind, tidal, hydro, biomass, and geothermal have become significant sectors of the energy market. Most solar cells uses silicon based semiconductors to generate electricity from the sun. According to researchers, when using nanowires solar cells, are necessary ten thousand less of the precious gallium phosphide material, than in cells with a flat surface. Thus, solar panels and fuel cells technologies have also been mixed, giving a broad concept and applied to any automated systems such as, water heating, process heat generation, spacecraft, buildings, handheld calculators, laptops, etc. Manufacturing solar cells are also used individually for farms, vehicles, spacecrafts, ships, and thousands of other applications.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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