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Fall 2017 Earth and Environmental Engineering E4190 section 001
PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS ENGIN

Call Number 21168
Day & Time
Location
MW 11:40am-12:55pm
644 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Vasilis Fthenakis
Type LECTURE
Course Description Prerequisites: Senior standing or instructor's permission A systems approach for intermittent renewable energy involving the study of resources, generation, demand, storage, transmission, economics and politic. Study of current and emerging photovoltaic technologies, with focus on basic sustainability metrics (e.g., cost, resource availability, and life-cycle environmental impacts). The status and potential of 1st and 2nd generation photovoltaic technologies (e.g., crystalline and amorphous Si, CdTe, CIGS) and emerging 3rd generation ones. Storage options to overcome the intermittency constraint. Large scales of renewable energy technologies and plug-in hybrid electric cars.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Earth and Environmental Engineering
Enrollment 31 students (50 max) as of 12:20AM Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Subject Earth and Environmental Engineering
Number E4190
Section 001
Division School of Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20173EAEE4190E001

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