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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TEC 215 - Solar Energy Technologies

4 credits (Spring)
An investigation of the technology related to the utilization and storage of solar energy, including consideration of scientific, technical, economic, and social concerns. Study of the broad energy resource and use picture, including calculations, followed by an in-depth study of solar thermal conversion, photovoltaic devices, photochemical conversion, biomass, and wind power. Underlying principles and quantitative reasoning stressed.

Prerequisite: CHM 129  or PHY 131 .
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Swartz