Solar Energy Technology


Lecture 1 - Energy and Dependence on External Sources and Sun, Physical Descriptions and Reactions


Lecture 2 - Sun - Earth Geometry


Lecture 3 - Terminology Extra - Terrestrial Radiation Terrestria Radiation


Lecture 4 - Measuring Instruments


Lecture 5 - Estimation of Solar Radiation or Details


Lecture 6 - Radiation Processing - Long Term


Lecture 7 - Evaluation of the Apparent Sunrise and Sunset Angles


Lecture 8 - Estimation of Daily/Monthly Average daily Tilt Factor Under Terrestrial Conditions


Lecture 9 - Solar Colector Basics


Lecture 10 - Transmission - Absorptance Product


Lecture 11 - Daily (Or Monthly Average Daily) Transmittance - Absorptance Product Analytical Evaluation


Lecture 12 - Theory of Flat Plate Collectors - Liquid Based (A)


Lecture 13 - Theory of Flat Plate Collectors - Liquid Based (B)


Lecture 14 - Theory of Flat Plate Collectors - Liquid Based (C)


Lecture 15 - Mean temperature and Heat Capacity Effects


Lecture 16 - Theory of Air Based Solar Flat Plate Collectors


Lecture 17 - Theory of Air Based Solar Flat Plate Collectors (Continued.)


Lecture 18 - Other Collector Geometries


Lecture 19 - Concentrating Collectors


Lecture 20 - Concentrating Collectors (Continued.)


Lecture 21 - Concentrating Collectors (Continued.)


Lecture 22 - Compound Parabolic Collectors


Lecture 23 - Exercise - I


Lecture 24 - Exercise - I (Continued.)


Lecture 25 - Device and System Performance


Lecture 26 - Long Term Solar Energy System Performance


Lecture 27 - Exercise - I (Continued.)


Lecture 28 - Long Term Solar Energy System Performance Simplified Design Methods


Lecture 29 - Long Term Solar Energy System Performance Simplified Design Methods (Continued.)


Lecture 30 - Monthly Average Daily Utilizability


Lecture 31 - The phi(bar) - f chart method (Continued.)


Lecture 32 - The phi(bar) - f chart method Tank Losses and Finite Heat Exchanger


Lecture 33 - Exercise - 2


Lecture 34 - Exercise - 2 (Continued.)


Lecture 35 - Exercise - 2 (Continued.)


Lecture 36 - Economic Analysis


Lecture 37 - Life Cycle Savings : The P1 and P2 Method


Lecture 38 - Passive Devices


Lecture 39 - Passive Architecture, Overhangs and Wing Walls


Lecture 40 - Passive Architecture, Overhangs and Wing Walls (Continued.)


Lecture 41 - Summary


Lecture 42 - Summary (Continued.)


Lecture 43 - Summary (Continued.)