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Introduction to Solar Principles,9780135103852
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Introduction to Solar Principles



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Prentice Hall
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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 3/1/2011.
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This book explains the basic principles of solar energy used to create electricity through photovoltaic (PV) cells or solar heating for hot water and residential and commercial heating systems. The book will help prepare professionals for green energy jobs such as selling, installing, troubleshooting and repair of solar energy systems. Some features to this book include: Each chapter provides in depth pictures and diagrams on how to install and repair solar energy system Provides detailed electrical information that is needed to understand electronic inverters and electrical circuits commonly found in solar energy equipment Provides in depth detailed information about how photovoltaic (PV) cells are manufactured and how they are installed and connected into stand alone systems that charge batteries or how they are connected directly into the electrical grid system. This is a great resource for Students or Professionals seeking to learn about alternative energy installation and electronics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- Intro. to Solar Energy

Chapter 2- Electical and Energy Demand for the US and the World

Chapter 3- Types of Solar Energy Systems

Chapter 4- Solar Energy Installations and Solar Farms

Chapter 5- Basic Photovoltaic Principles and Types of Solar PV Cells

Chapter 6- Construction and Manufacturing of Solar PV Cells

Chapter 7- Basic Electrical Principles Used for Solar PV Systems

Chapter 8- Photovoltaic Controllers and Inverters

Chapter 9- Storing Electrical Energy and Batteries

Chapter 10- The Grid and Integration of Solar Generated Electricity Into the Grid

Chapter 11- Installing, Troubleshooting, and Maintaining Solar Energy Systems

Chapter 12- Electricity and Electronics for Solar Energy Systems

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