Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BLDG 284 - Advanced Solar PV Design

(R only)

Intended for advanced electrical students seeking to further their understanding of solar PV electrical systems. Topics include design calculations, NEC Article 690, micro- and central inverters, batteries and energy storage, wire sizing, electrical tables calculations, commercial PV systems, and more. PREREQUISITE(S): BLDG 184  and BLDG 250 , or consent of department. Two hours each week. Formerly BU 284.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the operation of a commercial PV system.
  • Demonstrate understanding of NEC Article 690.
  • Calculate wire size for PV input and output circuits.
  • Describe the operation of a battery back-up system
  • Identify components of a commercial PV mounting systems.

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