Free Online Course on Introduction to Solar Cells

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Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is offering free online course on Introduction to solar cells. The course is a tour through the fundamental disciplines including solar cell history, why we need solar energy, how solar cells produce power, and how they work.

At the end of the course, you will have gained a fundamental understanding of the field. The course will start on November 27, 2017.

Course At Glance

Length:  5 weeks of study
Effort: 2-3 hours per week
Subject: Environmental Science and Sustainability
Institution: Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Coursera
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on November 27, 2017

Providers’ Details

DTU focuses on research in technical and natural sciences that contributes to the development of society. As an industrially orientated university, our goal is to supply high-level international research based on combining theory with constructing models and empirical methods.

About This Course

How do solar cells work, why do we need, and how can we measure their efficiency? These are just some of the questions Introduction to solar cells tackles. Whether you are looking for general insight in this green technology or your ambition is to pursue a career in solar, “Introduction to Solar Cells” is an excellent starting point.

Why Take This Course?

The course is a tour through the fundamental disciplines including solar cell history, why we need solar energy, how solar cells produce power, and how they work. During the course University covers mono- and multi-crystalline solar cells, thin film solar cells, and new emerging technologies. The course includes hands-on exercises using virtual instruments, interviews with field experts, and a comprehensive collection of material on solar cells.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course you will have gained a fundamental understanding of the field. This will allow you to identify the most interesting or relevant aspects to be pursued in your future studies or in your professional career.

Requirements

None

Instructors

Morten Vesterager Madsen, Researcher
DTU Energy

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
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  • Select a course and Join

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