**The PV Cell** |

Lecture 01 - A Historical Perspective |

Lecture 02 - PV Cell Characteristics and Equivalent Circuit |

Lecture 03 - Model of PV Cell |

Lecture 04 - Short Circuit, Open Circuit and Peak Power Parameters |

Lecture 05 - Datasheet Study |

Lecture 06 - Cell Efficiency |

Lecture 07 - Effect of Temperature |

Lecture 08 - Temperature Effect Calculation Example |

Lecture 09 - Fill Factor |

Lecture 10 - PV Cell Simulation |

**Series and Parallel Interconnection** |

Lecture 11 - Identical Cells in Series |

Lecture 12 - Load Line |

Lecture 13 - Non-identical Cells in Series |

Lecture 14 - Protecting Cells in Series |

Lecture 15 - Interconnecting Cells in Series |

Lecture 16 - Simulation of Cells in Series |

Lecture 17 - Identical Cells in Parallel |

Lecture 18 - Non-Identical Cells in Parallel |

Lecture 19 - Protecting Cells in Parallel |

Lecture 20 - Interconnecting Modules |

Lecture 21 - Simulation of Cells in Parallel |

Lecture 22 - Practicals - Measuring I-V Characteristics |

Lecture 23 - Practicals - PV Source Emulation |

**Energy from Sun** |

Lecture 24 - Introduction |

Lecture 25 - Insolation and Irradiance |

Lecture 26 - Insolation Variation with Time of Day |

Lecture 27 - Earth Centric Viewpoint and Declination |

Lecture 28 - Solar Geometry |

Lecture 29 - Insolation on a Horizontal Flat Plate |

Lecture 30 - Energy on a Horizontal Flat Plate |

Lecture 31 - Sunrise and Sunset Hour Angles |

Lecture 32 - Examples |

**Incident Energy Estimation** |

Lecture 33 - Energy on a Tilted Flat Plate |

Lecture 34 - Energy Plots on Octave |

Lecture 35 - Atmospheric Effects |

Lecture 36 - Airmass |

Lecture 37 - Energy with Atmospheric Effects |

Lecture 38 - Clearness Index |

Lecture 39 - Clearness Index and Energy Scripts in Octave |

**Sizing PV** |

Lecture 40 - Sizing PV for Applications without Batteries |

Lecture 41 - Sizing PV Examples |

Lecture 42 - Batteries - Intro |

Lecture 43 - Batteries - Capacity |

Lecture 44 - Batteries - C-rate |

Lecture 45 - Batteries - Efficiency |

Lecture 46 - Batteries - Energy and Power Densities |

Lecture 47 - Batteries - Comparison |

Lecture 48 - Battery Selection |

Lecture 49 - Other Energy Storage Methods |

Lecture 50 - PV System Design - Load Profile |

Lecture 51 - PV System Design - Days of Autonomy and Recharge |

Lecture 52 - PV System Design - Battery Size |

Lecture 53 - PV System Design - PV Array Size |

Lecture 54 - Design Toolbox in Octave |

**Maximum Power Point Tracking** |

Lecture 55 - MPPT Concept |

Lecture 56 - Input Impedance of DC-DC Converters - Boost Converter |

Lecture 57 - Input Impedance of DC-DC Converters - Buck Converter |

Lecture 58 - Input Impedance of DC-DC Converters - Buck-Boost Converter |

Lecture 59 - Input Impedance of DC-DC Converters - PV Module in SPICE |

Lecture 60 - Input Impedance of DC-DC Converters - Simulation - PV and DC-DC Interface |

**MPPT Algorithms** |

Lecture 61 - Impedance Control Methods |

Lecture 62 - Impedance Control Methods - Reference Cell - Voltage Scaling |

Lecture 63 - Impedance Control Methods - Reference Cell - Current Scaling |

Lecture 64 - Impedance Control Methods - Reference Cell - Sampling Method |

Lecture 65 - Impedance Control Methods - Reference Cell - Power Slope Method |

Lecture 66 - Impedance Control Methods - Reference Cell - Power Slope Method (cont.) |

Lecture 67 - Impedance Control Methods - Reference Cell - Hill Climbing Method |

Lecture 68 - Practical Points - Housekeeping Power Supply |

Lecture 69 - Practical Points - Gate Driver |

Lecture 70 - Practical Points - MPPT for Non-resistive Loads |

Lecture 71 - Simulation of MPPT |

**PV-Battery Interfaces** |

Lecture 72 - Direct PV-Battery Connection |

Lecture 73 - Charge Controller |

Lecture 74 - Battery Charger - Understanding Current Control |

Lecture 75 - Battery Charger - Slope Compensation |

Lecture 76 - Battery Charger - Simulation of Current Control |

Lecture 77 - Batteries in Series - Charge Equalisation |

Lecture 78 - Batteries in Parallel |

**Peltier Cooling** |

Lecture 79 - Peltier Device - Principle |

Lecture 80 - Peltier Element - Datasheet |

Lecture 81 - Peltier Cooling |

Lecture 82 - Thermal Aspects |

Lecture 83 - Heat Transfer by Conduction |

Lecture 84 - Heat Transfer by Convection |

Lecture 85 - Thermal Aspects - A Peltier Refrigeration Example |

Lecture 86 - Thermal Aspects - Radiation and Mass Transport |

Lecture 87 - Demo of Peltier Cooling |

**PV and Water Pumping** |

Lecture 88 - Water Pumping Principle |

Lecture 89 - Hydraulic Energy and Power |

Lecture 90 - Total Dynamic Head |

Lecture 91 - Numerical Solution - Colebrook Formula |

Lecture 92 - Octave Script for Head Calculation |

Lecture 93 - PV and Water Pumping Examples |

Lecture 94 - Octave Script for Hydraulic Power |

Lecture 95 - Centrifugal Pump |

Lecture 96 - Reciprocating Pump |

Lecture 97 - PV Power |

Lecture 98 - Pumped Hydro Application |

**PV-Grid Interface I** |

Lecture 99 - Grid Connection Principle |

Lecture 100 - PV to Grid Topologies, Part I |

Lecture 101 - PV to Grid Topologies, Part II |

Lecture 102 - PV to Grid Topologies, Part III |

Lecture 103 - 3PH D-Q Controlled Grid Connection Intro |

Lecture 104 - 3PH D-Q Controlled Grid Connection: DQ Axis Theory |

Lecture 105 - 3PH D-Q Controlled Grid Connection: AC to DC Transformations |

Lecture 106 - 3PH D-Q Controlled Grid Connection: DC to AC Transformations |

Lecture 107 - 3PH D-Q Controlled Grid Connection: Complete 3PH Grid Connection |

Lecture 108 - 1PH D-Q Controlled Grid Connection |

Lecture 109 - 3PH PV Grid Interface Example |

**Interface II and Life Cycle Costing** |

Lecture 110 - SVPWM - Discrete Implementation |

Lecture 111 - SVPWM - Analog Implementation |

Lecture 112 - Application of Integrated Magnetics |

Lecture 113 - Life Cycle Costing: Growth Models |

Lecture 114 - Life Cycle Costing: Growth Model Examples |

Lecture 115 - Life Cycle Costing: Annual Payment and Present Worth Factor |

Lecture 116 - Life Cycle Costing: LCC with Example |

Lecture 117 - Life Cycle Costing: LCC Example (cont.) |

Lecture 118 - Life Cycle Costing: LCC Example (cont.) |