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Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion (edX)

Learn how solar cells generate electricity, and about the semiconductor physics and optics required to design and manufacture solar cells. The key factor in getting more efficient and cheaper solar energy panels is the advance in the development of photovoltaic cells. In this course you will learn how photovoltaic [...]
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Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids (edX)

Learn how to integrate a photovoltaic system into a microgrid of your design. Photovoltaic systems are often placed into a microgrid, a local electricity distribution system that is operated in a controlled way and includes both electricity users and renewable electricity generation. This course deals with DC and AC [...]
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Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems (edX)

Explore the wide range of solar energy applications and learn to design a real PV installation with excellent performance and reliability. In this course you will learn how to turn solar cells into full modules; and how to apply full modules to full photovoltaic systems.
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Comfort and Health in Buildings (edX)

Learn how to realize thermally comfortable and healthy buildings and how energy technologies impact comfort. Even in the well-accepted indoor temperature range of 20-24°C (68-75°F), people can experience thermal discomfort. Complaints about the indoor thermal environment are one of the major complaints building and facility managers have to deal [...]
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Smart Grids: Modeling (edX)

Nov 2nd 2021
Smart Grids: Modeling (edX)
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Learn to build a model of a smart power grid, and to diagnose the effects of disturbances from variable renewable energy resources and intelligent demand on the grid. The smart grid of the future is a complex electrical power system. Its study, design, and management requires the integration of [...]
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Selected Topics on Discrete Choice (edX)

Discrete choice models are used extensively in many disciplines where it is important to predict human behavior at a disaggregate level. This course is a follow up of the online course “Introduction to Discrete Choice Models”. We have selected some important advanced topics, that are presented in [...]
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Design of Urban Water Management Structures (edX)

Nov 1st 2021
Design of Urban Water Management Structures (edX)
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Compute design rainfall, calculate runoff and stormwater flows; design storm sewer systems and detention storage structures. Detention storage structures and storm sewer systems are used to store and transport rainfall-runoff through open ditched and underground pipes.
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Introducción a los biomateriales (Miríada X)

Este curso está dirigido a personas interesadas en adquirir un conocimiento básico sobre biomateriales: profesionales que no estudiaron esta materia y que les interesa por su trabajo, estudiantes universitarios que quieren añadir estos conocimientos a su formación, y cualquier persona interesada en el tema. Sólo son necesarios conocimientos previos [...]
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Sports and Building Aerodynamics (Coursera)

Have we reached the boundaries of what can be achieved in sports and building design? The answer is definitely “NO”. This course explains basic aspects of bluff body aerodynamics, wind tunnel testing and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations with application to sports and building aerodynamics. It is intended for [...]
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Transistor - Field Effect Transistor and Bipolar Junction Transistor (Coursera)

This course presents in-depth discussion and analysis of metal-oxide-semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs) and bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) including the equilibrium characteristics, modes of operation, switching and current amplifying behaviors.
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