College Bulletin 2022-2023 
    
    Feb 22, 2024  
College Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGR 035. Solar Energy Systems


Fundamental physical concepts and system design techniques of solar energy systems are covered. Topics include solar geometry, components of solar radiation, analysis of thermal and photovoltaic solar collectors, energy storage, computer simulation of system performance, computer-aided design optimization, and economic feasibility assessment. This course includes a laboratory. Offered in the fall semester of alternate years.
Prerequisite: PHYS 004 , MATH 025 , some coding experience in a procedural computer language such as Matlab, Python, or C, or the permission of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
1 credit.
Eligible for ENVS
Catalog chapter: Engineering  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/engineering


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