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Solar Energy Technology. Instructor: Prof. V. V. Satyamurty, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

This course provides an introduction to solar energy technology. Topics covered in this course include Sun-Earth geometry, Extraterrestrial radiation, Terrestrial radiation, Measurement of solar radiation, Solar collectors, Transmission-absorptance product, Concentrating collectors, Long term solar energy system performance, and Economic analysis. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Energy and Dependence on External Sources and the Sun Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Sun-Earth Geometry: Extraterrestrial Normal Radiation, Terminologies Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Extraterrestrial Radiation, Terrestrial Radiation Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Measuring Instruments Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Estimation of Solar Radiation or Details Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Radiation Processing – Long Term Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Evaluation of the Apparent Sunrise and Sunset Hour Angles Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Estimation of Daily/Monthly Average Daily Tilt Factor under Terrestrial Conditions Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – Solar Collector Basics Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Transmission-Absorptance Product Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Daily/Monthly Average Daily Transmittance-Absorptance Product Analytical Evaluation Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Theory of Flat Plate Collectors – Liquid Based (A) Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Theory of Flat Plate Collectors – Liquid Based (B) Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Theory of Flat Plate Collectors – Liquid Based (C) Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Mean Temperature and Heat Capacity Effects Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Theory of Air Based Solar Flat Plate Collectors Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Theory of Air Based Solar Flat Plate Collectors (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Other Collector Geometries Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Concentrating Collectors: Optimum Slope for Flat Plate Collectors Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Concentrating Collectors (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Concentrating Collectors (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – Compound Parabolic Collectors Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Exercise 1 Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – Exercise 1 (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – Device and System Performance Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Long Term Solar Energy System Performance Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – Exercise 1 (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – Long Term Solar Energy System Performance Simplified Design Methods Unlimited
  • Lecture 29 – Long Term Solar Energy System Performance Simplified Design Methods (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 30 – Monthly Average Daily Utilizability Unlimited
  • Lecture 31 – The Phi^bar, f-Chart Method (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 32 – The Phi^bar, f-Chart Method, Tank Losses and Finite Heat Exchanger Unlimited
  • Lecture 33 – Exercise 2 Unlimited
  • Lecture 34 – Exercise 2 (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 35 – Exercise 2 (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 36 – Economic Analysis Unlimited
  • Lecture 37 – Life Cycle Savings: The P_1, P_2 Method Unlimited
  • Lecture 38 – Passive Devices Unlimited
  • Lecture 39 – Passive Architecture, Overhangs and Wing Walls Unlimited
  • Lecture 40 – Passive Architecture, Overhangs and wing Walls (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 41 – Summary Unlimited
  • Lecture 42 – Summary (cont.) Unlimited
  • Lecture 43 – Summary (cont.) Unlimited

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