CET 0042. Intermediate Photovoltaic Systems

Units: 4
Formerly known as ESS 32
Prerequisite: Completion of CET 40 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 108 (54 lecture, 54 laboratory)
Expands on the fundamentals of photovoltaics with a focus on system design and installation concepts of grid-connected residential and small commercial systems. Topics include detailed system sizing, array layout, mounting on various roof constructions, mechanical and electrical integration as well as related electrical codes and workplace safety standards. This course, taken with CET 40, prepares students to sit for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge exam. (CSU)