ERIC Number: ED231426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Solar Energy: System Sizing, Design, and Retrofit: Student Material. First Edition.
Younger, Charles; Orsak, Charles G., Jr.
Designed for student use in "System Sizing, Design, and Retrofit," one of 11 courses in a 2-year associate degree program in solar technology, this manual provides readings, exercises, worksheets, bibliographies, and illustrations for 13 course modules. The manual, which corresponds to an instructor guide for the same course, covers the following topics: (1) design considerations and parameters; (2) load calculation factors and procedures; (3) thermal load analysis--space heating and space cooling; (4) thermal load analysis--service water; (5) sizing and selection of the collector array--manual method; (6) sizing and selection of the storage system; (7) sizing and selection of subsystem components; (8) system controls and protective devices; (9) equipment and component specifications and selection; (10) retrofit considerations; (11) programmed system sizing--analysis and design; (12) swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs; and (13) installation, maintenance, and operational considerations. (AYC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Navarro Coll., Corsicana, TX.