MFG 120

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Credits: 3

Learn the basics of how to site, design, and install photovoltaic (PV) systems. This course includes sizing systems for both grid connected and off grid PV systems. Learn about the solar resource, the problems associated with shading and the best orientation and tilt for PV arrays. The course will cover the basic sizing and design of systems to serve a given electrical load, and safety procedures for installers. Students will study the electrical code for PV systems in detail, and the various mounting systems for PV arrays and how they affect roofs. Course includes a hands-on installation of a PV system. Students completing this course may sit for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam. Prerequisite: None

We currently offer the following class for this course:


Section: MFG120 - 16

CRN: 40452

Type: Lecture

Instructor: Jason Novak

Term: Summer 2017

Fees: Technology Fee $65

Required Textbook

Class Schedule *This class changes rooms and/or time slots during its term

Beginning: Sat Jul 29, 2017 ...
Dates: 07/29/2017 - 07/30/2017
Days: U
Time: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Location: KL 010
... Continuing ...
Dates: 08/05/2017 - 08/12/2017
Time: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Location: KL 010
... And Ending: Sun Aug 13, 2017
Dates: 08/06/2017 - 08/13/2017
Time: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Location: KL 010

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