Course Description:

Radiant energy transfer, absorption and reflection and its application to solar exchangers; energy balances for solar energy devices; Design methods for heating of buildings by solar energy. Active and passive solar applications; economics, and practice of solar energy applications, PV.

Text Book: 

Solar Energy Engineering Processess and Systems, S Kalogirou, 2009

Reference Book: 

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, third ed. J.A.Duffie and W.A.Beckman, John Wiley,2006

Grading (may be subjected to changes)

HW'S and Quiz: 16%

Midterm: 24%

Take-Home Project: 20% 

Final: 35%

Attandence: 5%