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MRW-5 Solved Assignment 2023 For January 2024 and July 2024 Session
M.Sc (Renewable Energy and Environment)
SOLAR ENERGY AND APPLICATIONS
(To be done after studying the course material)
Course Code: MRW-005
Course Title: Solar Energy and Applications
Assignment Code: MRW-005/TMA/2024
Maximum Marks: 100
Last Date of Submission: April 30, 2024 (For June TEE), September 30, 2024 (For December TEE)
- For any question worth 5 marks the word limit is 200 words, for a 10 mark question it is 350 words.
- All questions are compulsory. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1 Explain the terms absorptivity, reflectivity and transmissivity of radiant energy. How are they related to each other for a black body and an opaque body?
Q.2 a) Give the classification of various types of solar cell?
b) Describe and draw the current-voltage (V-I) characteristics of a PV cell.
Q.3 a) Explain the construction of solar module. How does a PV panel rated?
b) State various losses in the solar module.
Q.4 Explain classification of heat conversion devices. Also, elaborate the advantages and disadvantages of concentrating and non-concentrating solar thermal devices.
Q.5 Explain the function of stand-alone solar PV system without battery with neat block diagram of any one configuration?
Q.6 List the various steps involved in the design of solar PV system.
Q.7 What is the effective life of a photovoltaic module? State the factors on which voltage output of a PV module depends.
Q.8 Explain the working principles of Solar Air Heating Systems.
Q.9 Describe the concept of direct gain heating and cooling of solar passive buildings. Which materials should be used in such designs?
Q.10 a) Describe the functioning of a solar dryer. Explain dehydration of Garlic.
b) Give five steps which you can follow in order to reduce the effect of greenhouse.