Course EG3015

Solar Radiation and Solar Geometry

5.0 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 35, 2022

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:
week 35, 2022 - week 44, 2022
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P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • B.A. in engineering (mechanical, electrical, energy, physical sciences, construction engineering, architecture) of at least 180 credits and English 6
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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.
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