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Design of Solar Water Heating Systems - 3 PDH

This course presents the information required to design a solar energy water heating system, after planning and system selection have been completed.
Rating: 3/5

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Manufacturer: Guyer

Course Content






Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Learn about solar absorber construction and components,

  • Learn how to design collector manifolds,

  • Learn the benefits of, and how to design, a reverse-return system,

  • Learn the benefits and drawbacks of internally and externally manifolded collector systems,

  • Learn the fundamentals of solar collector selection and specification

  • Learn about flow balancing for collector arrays,

  • Learn the importance of, and how to do, pressure drop calculations, and

  • Learn how to design and specify the collector, transport, storage and control sub-systems.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals interested in an introduction to the design of solar water heating systems.

Benefit for Attendee

This course will give mechanical engineers and other design professionals an introduction to the systems, equipment, and materials of solar hot water heating systems needed for design.

Course Introduction

This is an introduction to the technology and design of solar hot water heating systems.

Course Summary

This course will give you an introduction to solar hot water heating systems design.


Saturday, 14 November 2015
This course contains a disclaimer regarding the poor quality of some of the illustrations. Unfortunately, the quality is so bad on some figures that they are essentially unreadable.
Richard J Harper

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