Teaching Photovoltaic Principles at the University

  • Hussein A. KazemEmail author


This chapter presents teaching photovoltaic principles at universities. To understand the principles, design, operation, and performance of photovoltaic systems, it is important to discuss the solar radiation and different elements that affect them. The first part of this chapter discusses solar radiation, insolation, elements that affect solar radiation, insolation on tracking surface, stationary surface, and horizontal surface.


Photovoltaic concepts Systems and applications Solar cells Solar energy Renewable energy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sohar UniversitySoharOman

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