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Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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MANE 4700 - Solar Devices and Renewable Energy

Solar irradiation, its nature, and its measurement. Insolation on tilted surfaces. Application of the principles of heat transfer and thermodynamics to the theoretical and experimental analysis of solar energy components used in the heating and cooling of buildings as well as hot water heating devices. Theoretical consideration of thermal storage devices, solar collectors, and solar-augmented heat pumps. Approximate techniques; other ongoing research topics.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.

Credit Hours: 3

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