Academic Catalog

PHYS471 SOLAR ENERGY I

Course Code: 2300471
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Physics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BLENT GLTEKN AKINOLU
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Measurements and estimations of solar radiation; calculation of solar energy reaching inclined surfaces; fundamentals of heat transfer and applications to solar energy; low temperature solar energy conversion; solar heating and cooling; energy storage; economical aspects; special topics.