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Syllabus 2018-19 - 13113014 - Electrical Technology of Photovoltaic Systems (Tecnología eléctrica de los sistemas fotovoltaicos)

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DEGREE: Grado en Ingeniería electrónica industrial
FACULTY: SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING OF JAÉN

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Electrical Technology of Photovoltaic Systems
CODE: 13113014 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: CASA HERNÁNDEZ, JESÚS DE LA
DEPARTMENT: U120 - INGENIERÍA ELÉCTRICA
FIELD OF STUDY: 535 - INGENIERÍA ELÉCTRICA
OFFICE NO.: A3 - 237 E-MAIL: jcasa@ujaen.es P: 953212463
WEBSITE: http://blogs.ujaen.es/jcasa/
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
NAME: GÓMEZ VIDAL, PEDRO
DEPARTMENT: U120 - INGENIERÍA ELÉCTRICA
FIELD OF STUDY: 535 - INGENIERÍA ELÉCTRICA
OFFICE NO.: A3 - 238 E-MAIL: pvidal@ujaen.es P: 953212370
WEBSITE: kavea.ujaen.es
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. FOUNDATIONS OF PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY

Photovoltaic solar cell 

Effects of environmental conditions in photovoltaic 

Determination of parameters of the photovoltaic model 

Photovoltaic module 

Photovoltaic generator 

Photovoltaic system 

2. GENERALITIES

Introduction 

The photovoltaic generator: Electric behaviour and connections 

Connection to the electric grid 

Electric risk in DC and AC 

Protection 

Earthing

3 LEGAL ASPECTS OF THE PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATION

 Introduction 

Directive 2009/28/ce of the European Parliament  

Plan of renewable energy 2011-2020.  

Self-consumption  

Evolution of the Spanish regulatory mark  

Current legal Marco 

Technical norms for the connection to grid.  

Basic demand HAS 5 of the technical code of the construction, minimum photovoltaic contribution of electric power.  

UNE Norms

4. CONDUCTOR SIZING

Structure of an isolated electric cable 

Approaches of conductor sizing 

Conductor sizing 

Technical characteristics and selection of DC conductors 

5. EQUIPMENT PROTECTION. OVERCURRENT PROTECTION

 Possible electric faults in PV generators 

Operation of PV generator under conditions of electric fault 

Protection measures adapted for the PV generators  against overcurrents 

6. EQUIPMENT PROTECTION. LIGHTING AND SURGES PROTECTION

Origin of the surges 

Equipment withstand to surges 

Measures and design of the protection in DC  

Measures and design of the protection in AC 

7. PERSONAL SAFETY

Electric risk for direct and indirect contact 

Measures and design of the protection in DC

Measures and design of the protection in AC 

8. CONNECTION TO THE ELECTRIC GRID

Interconnection outlines 

Connection conditions 

Protection of the interconnection 

 

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Hours per week

Lecture (Theory)                        3h

Lecture (Practice):                    2h each two week (10 h for the whole course)

Seminars:                                   5 h for the whole course

Homework:                                 6h

 

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Written exam (40%), individual practice work (20%), colective practice work (20%),  and course attendance (20%)

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Photovoltaics : system design and practice. Edition: -. Author: Häberlin, Heinrich  (Library)