Friday, 19 04 2019

Computer Methods in Power Systems Analysis


Renewable Energy Sources II
Lesson Code:  22Β005
Level:  Undergraduate / Postgraduate
Semester:  9ο



Solar cells, photovoltaic effect, equivalent circuit, current-voltage characteristics, energy conversion efficiency, solar cell materials and technologies. Solar cell arrays, definitions, mismatch loss and hot-spot effects, optical, mechanical and electrical characteristics, blocking diodes. Storage batteries, general description, charging, discharging, capacity, efficiency, battery types, storage battery applications in photovoltaic systems. Economic analysis of energy systems. Power conditioning units, voltage regulators (linear, switch-mode), maximum power point trackers, DC to AC conversion. Design of stand-alone photovoltaic systems.



Zacharias Thomas