# Solar PV: Theory, Calculations and NABCEP Exam Preparation

100% Guaranteed Adv Learning of Solar Energy, PV Modules & Systems with Calculation Examples including NABCEP Exam Prep

## What you will learn

### Essential and Must Learn exclusive Theory of Solar PV Photovoltaic Systems and associated science necessary for all Professionals

### Solve questions related to Solar PV System Design, Calculations and associated Selection

### Prepare in Hours from Zero to Perfection and to prepare for the Industry Standard Certification like NABCEP Associate Exam confidently in couple of days

### Understand and Solve Questions related to Trouble Shooting in Solar PV systems

### Understand theory of Sun, Solar Radiation, Solar Energy, Air Mass, Peak Sun Hours, Earth Orbit & Rotation, Solar Time, Sun Path Chart, Azimuth and Title Angles

### Understand basic structure, construction & working principle of Solar Cell , IV Curves, MPP, Effects of Temperature, Efficiency, Bypass Diodes, STC and others

### Understand Theory of very Basic Designing, Installing and Troubleshooting of the Solar PV Systems

### Solve 70 No. of questions involving design theory, calculations & troubleshooting related to PV Modules/Systems, Battery & Inverters

### Find and Solve Voltage and Current through Calculations

### Find and Solve PV System Output, Sizing and Efficiency through Calculations

### Solve problems related to Ohm Law and Cable Voltage Drop

### Understand and solve questions related to trobleshooting Earthing & Grounding faults

### Understand and solve questions related to Solar Irradiance and Power production by Solar Modules

### Understand and solve questions related to Sun Path Chart, Air Mass and Standard Test Conditions

### Understand and solve questions related to AC/DC Power, Supply System and associated calculations

### Understand and solve questions related to Safety Practices and OSHA

### Understand and solve questions related to Solar PV Diodes

### Understand and solve questions related to IV Curve, Cell Temperature and Characteristics of Solar PV Module

### Understand and solve questions related to Solar PV Modules Orientation

### Understand and solve questions related to Inter-row spacing, tilt angles and Shading Effect/Analysis

### Understand and solve questions related to Fuse / Disconnect /Circuit breaker Ratings

### Understand and solve questions related to Battery types, Charging/Discharging and sizing calculations

## Description

*** This Course is systematically and ingeniously** **designed by a team lead by NABCEP PVIP Certified Processional** **to help you quickly grasp** *Essential and Must Learn***Theory of Solar Photovoltaic, which is rarely found in other similar courses. This course will also help you to pass industry certifications like NABCEP Associate Exam. Course includes advance Calculations which would also be helpful in preparing for advanced Certifications.**

** See the Course detailed Introduction by the Author in 1st Lecture of the Course (Free Preview) *

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1) This Course shall take your knowledge and understanding to a level which shall be sufficient to **start** **working as Solar Professional**.

2) This Course will cover various topics related to** **Solar PV and Systems including** Sun, Solar System, Solar Radiation, Solar Energy, PV Module, PV Systems** and understanding **associated Specifications and Calculations** which are necessary prior to start working in the Solar PV Systems. Efforts have been made that all such topics and questions are covered and comprehensive learning takes pace in couple of hours.

3) This Course comes with a nominal low price, compared to similar courses available in the market, as promotional collateral from us. **Quality of the Course is promised **at par with other commercially available Courses** **worth thousand of US$. You definitely going** **to** Save Hundreds of Bucks.**

*Note: If you know the Solar PV and Systems Theory then you can skip first three Sections and straight Jump to Section #4 to Practice the 70 No. of NABCEP Associate Questions*

4) **Course Contents (TOC)**

This Course has been divided into three main Sections.

*SECTION #1: Introduction*

*SECTION #2: Solar Energy and Radiation*

2 Solar Radiation, Energy And Earth Rotation

2.1 The Sun

2.2 Solar Radiation And Solar Light

2.3 Extraterrestrial Solar Radiation And Solar Constant

2.3.1 Extraterrestrial Solar Radiation

2.4 Terrestrial Solar Radiation And Air Mass

2.4.1 Atmospheric Effects

2.4.2 Global Radiation

2.4.3 Direct Radiation

2.4.4 Diffuse Radiation

2.4.5 Albedo Radiation

2.4.6 Air Mass

2.5 Peak Sun Value And Hours

2.5.1 Peak Sun Hours

2.6 Solar Irradiance And Irradiation

2.6.1 Solar Irradiance (Solar Power)

2.6.2 Solar Irradiation (Solar Energy)

2.7 Solar Radiation Data And Maps

2.7.1 Global Radiation Maps, Charts And Tables

2.8 Measuring Solar Radiation And Sunlight

2.8.1 Pyranometer

2.8.2 Pyrheliometer

2.8.3 Irradiance Meter

2.8.4 Spectral Power Density And Photon Flux

2.9 Earth Orbit And Rotation

2.9.1 Earth Orbit

2.9.2 Sun Declination

2.10 Solar Time And Equation Of Time Graph

2.10.1 Solar Time

2.10.2 Solar Noon

2.10.3 Local Standard Time

2.11 Sun Path Charts And Solar Window

2.11.1 Sun Path

2.11.2 Sun Zenith, Altitude And Azimuth Angles

2.11.3 Sun Path Charts

2.11.4 Solar Window

2.12 Photovoltaic Module Azimuth And Tilt Angles

2.12.1 Photovoltaic Module Optimal Orientation

2.12.2 Non-Optimal Orientation

2.13 Solar Magnetic Declination And Tilt Angles

2.14 Power And Energy Basic Electrical Equations

*SECTION #3: PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS MODULES ARRAYS*

3 Photovoltaic Cells, Modules And Arrays

3.1 Atom, Semiconductors And Band Gap

3.1.1 The Atom

3.1.2 Conductor, Insulator And Semiconductor

3.1.3 Band Gap Of Conductor, Insulator And Semiconductor

3.2 Silicon Element Structure And Doping

3.2.1 Pure Silicon

3.2.2 Doping

3.3 Photovoltaic Effect And Solar Cell Working Principle

3.3.1 Photovoltaic Effect

3.3.2 P-N Junction

3.3.3 Working Principle Of Solar Cell

3.4 Structure, Materials And Fabrication Of A Solar Cell And Module

3.4.1 Basic Structure

3.4.2 Materials Of A Solar Cell

3.4.3 Fabrication Of Polycrystalline And Monocrystalline Silicon

3.4.4 Module Assembly

3.5 Current-Voltage-Power Curves Of Solar Pv Modules

3.5.1 Open-Circuit Voltage (Voc)

3.5.2 Short-Circuit Current (Isc)

3.5.3 Maximum Power Point (Pmpp)

3.5.4 Operating Point

3.5.5 Maximum Power Point Tracking (Mppt)

3.5.6 Response To Irradiance

3.6 Temperature Coefficient And Calculating Voltages

3.6.1 Response To Temperature

3.6.2 Standard Test Conditions (Stc)

3.6.3 Calculating Voc

3.6.4 Cell Temperature And Temperature Rise Coefficient

3.7 Efficiency And Fill Factor

3.7.1 Efficiency

3.7.2 Fill Factor

3.8 Module Series And Parallel Connections

3.9 Bypass Diodes

3.10 Pv Module Labels

3.11 Test Conditions

3.11.1 Standard Test Conditions (Stc)

3.11.2 Nominal Operating Conditions (Noc)

3.11.3 Standard Operating Conditions (Soc)

3.12 Pv Module Standards

3.12.1 Iec 61215 Ed 2.0 – Crystalline Silicon Pv Module Design Qualification And Type Approval

3.12.2 Iec61730 Ed. 2 - Pv Module Safety Qualification

3.12.3 Ul1703 - Pv Module Safety Qualification

3.12.4 Iec 61701 – Salt Mist Corrosion Type Test Approval

*SECTION #4: NABCEP Practice Test Questions with Theory Explained and Problems Solving*

This Section shall prepare you in couple of Hours or Days to take up the challenge of professional problems and solve through calculations. Taking this Section shall be right step to learn and firm your grip on the theory of Solar PV System in your busy schedule. Format of the Course is that theory is explained through **70 No. of Practice Questions**. Various topics covered in this Section include:

Find and Solve Voltage and Current through Calculations

Find and Solve PV System Output, Sizing and Efficiency through Calculations

Solve problems related to Ohm Law and Cable Voltage Drop

Find and Solar PV System Design, Calculations and Selection

Earthing & Grounding Systems and faults

120/220 AC Scheme

Solar Irradiance and Power production by Solar Modules

Inverter and Types

Sun Path Chart, Air Mass and Standard Test Conditions

AC/DC Power, Supply System and calculations

PV Cables and sizing

Safety Practices and OSHA

Solar PV Diodes

IV Curve, Cell Temperature and Characteristics of Solar PV Module

Solar PV Modules Orientation

Inter-row spacing, tilt angles and Shading Effect/Analysis

Fuse / Disconnect /Circuit breaker Ratings

Battery types, Charging/Discharging and sizing calculations

PV system interconnection to Grid and Net Metering

Solar PV Mounting methodologies

Solar PV Testing tools

Trouble shooting in Solar PV systems

Charge Controller

Micro Inverter

*SECTION #5: RESOURCES*

*List of Applicable Standards*

*NABCEP Associate Hand Book*

*NEC Code*

*NEC Code 2017: Explanation by Mike Holt*

*Technical Articles to Understand Solar PV*

*Labeling Standards and Poster for Solar PV*

*Field Inspection Guideline*

## Content

### Introduction

### SOLAR ENERGY AND RADIATION

### PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS, MODULES & ARRAYS

### NABCEP PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONS WITH THEORY EXPLAINED AND PROBLEMS SOLVING

### Additional Resources

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