Introduction to Solar Energy; Inleiding tot Sonenergie

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Renewable Energy; Hernubare energie
Department Name: Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Objectives:

The course consists of an introductory study of solar energy systems. It will give an insight into solar resource assessment including standard solar measurement instruments. The manufacture, system design and installation of photovoltaics are covered. The course also covers an introduction to solar thermo systems. It includes basic principles of thermodynamics. It then covers aspects of solar thermo-technologies such as concentrator solar power generation. Die kursus bestaan uit 'n inleidende studie van sonenergie sisteme. Die gee 'n insig oor son hulpbron assessering asook standaard sonmeet instrumente. Die vervaardiging, ontwerp en installering van fotovoltaise sisteme word ook behandel. Die kursus sluit ook 'n inleiding tot sontermiese sisteme en wat die basiese beginsels van termodimanika insluit. Die basiese aspekte van son-termiese tegnologiee soos gekonsentreerde sonkrag opwekking.

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Duration: 5.5days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: JH Liebenberg
Contact Person Email: jhl2@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 4087
Latest Year Offered: 2017