Course EG3015

Solar Radiation and Solar Geometry

5.0 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 36, 2019

After the course, the student shall be able to
  • demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of solar radiation before and after passage in the atmosphere.
  • review different ways to measure solar radiation and identify the limitations of different measurement methods.
  • control the basic geometry and concepts concerning solar motion and be able to calculate the effect of orientation of a surface on the incident solar energy.
  • apply calculation models and different instruments for analysing, and indicate how shading from nearby buildings and other objects affect solar irradiation on a given place.
  • illustrate and reflect on how human’s need of daylight is dealt with in different countries and different kinds of buildings, based on the demand that can be put on daylight design in buildings.
Starts and ends:
wk36, 2019 - wk45, 2019
Study Rate:
25%
Location:
Borlänge
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • B.A. in engineering (mechanical, electrical, energy) or equivalent of at least 180 credits, or an equivalent degree in the physical sciences, alternatively B.A. in construction engineering, architecture or an equivalent degree. Documented language proficiency knowledge equivalent to English B at Swedish upper secondary school.
Application Code:
HDA-H32EQ
Main field of study:
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
11,250 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
11,250 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.