Matrix: Energy and Environment Solution

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SKU: LK7345-2 Category:

Description

    • Understand energy and power, joules and watts
    • Energy storage and efficiency
    • Use of intelligent buildings
    • Includes wattmeter
    • ANSI version available – order code: LK7345-2A

 

This course provides an introduction to renewable energy generation and energy saving measures through intelligent building control. As such, it addresses the aims of a number of courses in Science and Technology. Curriculum, including experiments and teachers notes, is available from our resources page.


Topics Include:

  • Advantages / disadvantages of renewable energy sources: photovoltaic, wind, wave, hydroelectric
  • Solar cells and their operation
  • Electricity generators
  • Solar heating and energy storage
  • Voltage regulation
  • Efficiency of a filament lamp and LED lamp
  • Insulation and double glazing
  • Energy efficient building design using microcontrollers

Resources

LK7122 – Energy and the Environment (for LK7345)
LK7345 – Energy and Environment PIC examples
LK7345-2 – Bill of Materials
LK7345-2A – Bill of Materials
Locktronics PIC Programming Tool
Locktronics PIC USB Driver
mLoader Programming Software