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 March 19, 2018.
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
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on March 19, 2018
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.
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.
Morten Vesterager Madsen, Researcher
How To Join This Course
- Go to the course website link
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- Select a course and Join