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Solar Photovoltaic Systems

The focus of RENG 430 is on siting solar PV systems, National Electrical Code Article 690, roof analysis, wind loading, weight loading, array withdrawal forces, sliding forces, 1- line electrical diagrams, system grounding, off-grid systems, optimizing system efficiency, and troubleshooting. Paperwork necessary for grant funding and New York State local ordinances are also covered. Prerequisite: MATH 103, and RENG 230 or RENG 330 3 credits (2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory), fall semester

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Sharon Y. Boyce
(315) 684-6608
boycesy@morrisville.edu
Charlton Hall, Room 103B

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Admissions Requirements

A.A.S. or A.S. or 60 hours of lower division course work (from an accredited college or university) with a minimum GPA of 2.3. Completion of Math 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (C or better required) or equivalent prior to enrollment into the program.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.