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Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion

The edX Solar Energy online course explains the basics of photovoltaic aspects, solar energy, and conduction physics. Through this course, learners can design solar cells and understand the optics needed to do so. Spread over 12-weeks, the course is set at an advanced level and covers engineering subjects.

The Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion course is taught by professors from the  Delft University of Technology or TU Delft. The programme requires an effort of at least ten hours each week to complete it successfully. Learners can access the course materials with limited tests and discussions to augment their learning process. 

Moreover, by paying a fee to receive a verified certificate, students also receive tools for experimentation and have unlimited access to materials and graded tests. The video transcripts are scheduled for the Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Conversion course by edX, and are in English. Corporate packages are also available for enterprises.

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April 05 - June,28 2022
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Solar Energy Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

With the Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems program, candidates will learn about the process of turning solar cells into full modules and applying these modules to PV systems. The curriculum covers the design of different photovoltaic system types, such as residential-scale systems (on-grid and off-grid) and utility-scale solar farms. 

The Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems certification course will help candidates learn about the functions and operations of different components involved in PV systems, including batteries, inverters, DC-DC converters, and how they interact with the grid and the modules. They will then know how to work with these components and incorporate them while designing, planning, and installing real PV systems.

After completing the Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Systems training, candidates will better understand a PV system’s performance under different solar energy applications. They will also know how to estimate the energy yield for the system that their client is looking to install. 

This course is a part of TU Delft’s Solar Energy Engineering MicroMasters program, which covers all relevant aspects of photovoltaic energy conversion, systems, and technologies.

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Solar Energy Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies

Spread across 11 weeks, the Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies course focuses on the production of solar cells. The curriculum includes discussion over the future of solar technologies such as CIGS, CdTe, and Perovskites.  This online course is a part of a MicroMasters program “Solar Energy Engineering,” which students can additionally pursue.

Three assessment exams are laced in-between the Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies certification syllabus, which is split into five parts. Students will study topics touching on crystalline silicon, solar cell characterization, and thin-film processing. It is an advanced engineering course that follows a course schedule led by instructors.

Taught by the faculties of the Delft University of Technology, this Solar Energy: Photovoltaic (PV) Technologies course invites both audit and verified learners. Audit learners can access the course material, discussion forums, and a limited number of free exercises. Whereas, with the verified track, learners can access all the course study tools by paying the necessary fee.

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11 Weeks
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Delft University of Technology , RWTH Aachen University, Aachen via Edx
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Biobased Products for a Sustainable (Bio) Economy

The Biobased Products for a Sustainable (Bio) economy certification course by edX describes the various types of biomass, refinery methods, and conversion technologies used in producing bio-based products. It highlights the driving forces, hurdles, and opportunities of the bioeconomy.

Moreover, this online course is replete with practical studies and real-life examples of emerging market products; such as biopolymers, bioenergy, bioflavours, and biosurfactants.

Developed by a team of experts from seven different institutions of three different countries, edX’s course on Biobased Products for a Sustainable (Bio) economy is rooted in Biology and Life Sciences. Students can choose to learn at their own pace as the video lectures are pre-recorded.

This 10-week course is offered by the best three universities: Delft University of Technology, RWTH Aachen University and Wageningen University & Research. Apart from the Biobased Products for a Sustainable (Bio) economy programme by edX, students can take other advanced courses to continue their learning journey.

What's more, with a nominal fee, students can receive a verifiable certificate from edX to add to resumes or share on different networking sites when job hunting.

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10 Weeks
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Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids

A microgrid is an electricity distribution system that is locally operated in a regulated way and includes electricity users and electricity producers (renewable electricity generation). More often than not, photovoltaic systems are integrated into microgrids. To learn more about this integration process, take the Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids certification course.

The Solar Energy certification syllabus covers topics like AC microgrids, DC microgrids, smart grids, virtual power plants, distribution networks, control strategies, markets, components, power electronics interfaces, etc. All this material is available free of cost for all learners. However, verified learners get access to more advanced content, practical exercises, simulation assignments, and peer reviews.

To learn about photovoltaic energy conversion systems and technologies, and all other aspects of photovoltaics (relevant from a physics and engineering standpoint), take the Solar Energy Engineering MicroMasters program. The Delft University of Technology offers both the Solar Energy: Integration of Photovoltaic Systems in Microgrids online course and the MicroMasters program.

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August 16 - November,15 2021
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Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials

Offered by the Delft University of Technology, the Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials training runs for eight weeks. Learners will understand the manufacturing and safety processes behind various aircraft. This course lends an expert perspective into the nuances of manufacturing aerospace materials and structures.

The Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials Syllabus comprises assignments, home-experiments, online lectures, and quizzes to facilitate learning. This study, divided into eight parts, focuses on the factors that play a pivotal role in aeronautical ware production. Some of the topics studied in detail include aerospace structures, fatigue, durability, manufacturing techniques, material properties for mechanical purposes, and other engineering and scientific principles.

Experts in Aerospace Engineering and teachers from the Delft University of Technology instruct the Introduction to Aerospace Structures and Materials Certification course. Students can add a verified certificate to their arsenal by paying the required fee. With pre-recorded video classes, students can learn and repeat lessons according to their convenience.

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Solar Energy

The Solar Energy online course is an eight-week course offered by the Delft University of Technology- one of the largest technological universities in the Netherlands. This introductory course explores the different technologies, principles underlying photovoltaic conversion, solar module constructions, and solar cell fabrications.

Students will receive an online ebook “Solar Energy- Basics, Systems, and Technology” at no extra charge for learning. Solar Energy Certification Syllabus assigns one topic per week, replete with assignments, exams, exercises, and lecture videos. Moreover, this online course focuses on electricity generation from solar energy. The latest advancements in solar technology such as crystalline silicon, thin films, and other lab-scale examples are also covered.

Mr. Arno Smets from the Delft University of Technology instructs the course. He was the first recipient of the Exceptional Contributions by edX to online teaching and learning. Mr. Smets teaches Computer science, electrical engineering, and mathematics. Lastly, a verified Solar Energy Certification is also available to learners after completing the program and may the minimal required fee.

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8 Weeks
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Knowledge of clean energy

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Co-Creating Sustainable Cities

Achieving sustainability has become a major task in the present time. Major issues like climate change and population growth worldwide have raised concerns in cities everywhere. The Co-Creating Sustainable Cities certification course highlights citizens' role, along with businesses, researchers, governments, and NGOs in empowering political, technological, and socio-economic developments to attain sustainability.

The Co-Creating Sustainable Cities online course uses examples of cities including Beijing, Nairobi, Suzhou, Amsterdam, Ho Chi Minh City, and Kampala. It is done to examine the dimensions of co-creation responsible for sustainable cities all over the world. You will understand how sustainability is the outcome of the interaction between daily lives, policies, and technology.

The Co-Creating Sustainable Cities programme by edX will let you explore concepts like ICTs, infrastructure, smart technologies, participative democracy, and big data. The course will analyse the cities mentioned above on certain themes like green spaces & food, air, mobility, energy, water, and waste. The programme utilises a worldwide perspective to explain why certain kinds of co-creation are preferable in particular urban contexts.

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Knowledge of Urban Planning

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Pre University Calculus

Mathematics is the language of Technology, Engineering, and Science.  Calculus is a rudimentary mathematical topic in any engineering or science-based program. That’s why, to prepare you for the introductory calculus courses, edX has designed the Pre-University Calculus training. The program provides a refresher in five essential topics: differentiation, functions, integration, equations, and analytic geometry.

The self-paced Pre-University Calculus program features seven modules and one final exam. The modules themselves have short three-five minute videos in engineering, science, and technology. Moreover, you also get to test your knowledge by tackling interactive exercises and weekly homework. When you’re done with the curriculum, you’ll feel a lot more confident in negotiating with your first university-level calculus course.

After you’ve completed the Pre-University Calculus Certification syllabus, you will be relatively familiar with basic mathematical concepts and necessary definitions. You get to access the course material such as the videos and exercises for free. However, if you wish to have access to the final exam and certificate, you will need to purchase the certificate experience, priced at a nominal fee.

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Zero-Energy Design: an approach to make your building sustainable

Netherlands’ leading technological academic institution, the Delft University of Technology presents before you the Zero-Energy Design: an approach to make your building a sustainable programme. The course curriculum features content emphasising the need for implementing active and passive measures to reduce energy consumption in buildings. The seven-week long training from edX entails a weekly commitment of four-six hours from candidates.

The curriculum focuses extensively on zero energy designs through thermal insulation, sun shading, heat pumps, photovoltaic panels, and more. Students who want to pursue the edX Zero-Energy Design online programme must be in the first year of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any technical study. Learners will access various real-life case studies of buildings with zero energy climate concepts.

Candidates will master the art of erecting energy-efficient buildings in different climates. Applicants who finish the Zero-Energy Design: an approach to make your building sustainable online certification course and pay a nominal charge will get a verified edX accreditation signed by their instructors. The intermediate-level programme is self-paced and allows students to learn through lectures with video transcripts in English.

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Building Inclusive Cities: Tackling Urban Inequality and Segregation

With EdX’s Building Inclusive Cities online course, understand the drivers of socio-economic segregation and inequality in metropolises across the world. Learn to measure these two phenomena with analytical tools and solve the issue with smart urban design. This programme from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands belongs to the social sciences domain and tries to incorporate urban planning, landscape designing, spatial inequality, municipal aspects, etc., in one curriculum.

Building Inclusive Cities is a seven-week long, intermediate-level course that allows students to access the learning content free of cost. For better understanding, edX recommends candidates to take Rethink the City MOOC before enrolling in this course. You will learn from leading architects, urban planners, and specialists from TU Delft’s Urban Design section.

The Building Inclusive Cities online training by DelftX includes historical examples of urban designing, case studies of selected cities, and video lectures with English transcripts. Architects, urban planners, and geographers can benefit from the course, utilizing urban inequality’s insights to devise urban policy and design solutions accordingly.

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Circular Economy An Introduction

The Circular Economy course aims to explore how businesses can recycle and reuse products to create value. In the current scenario, with the varying issues of climate change, waste, loss of biodiversity and resource scarcity, the global society cannot be deemed sustainable. At the same time, there is a need to sustain economies and create opportunities for a growing world population. The Circular economy is all about providing solutions for this situation. 

In the Circular Economy programme by EdX, you will see how designers come up with witty solutions to make a circular economy happen and how you can contribute to the cause. You will re-think the current economic system and learn how to act upon it. You will have a wholesome learning opportunity through video lectures, tests and assignments and case studies. 

The Circular Economy online programme is offered by TU Delft or the Delft University of Technology. The creators of this course are the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for sustainability and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. It is taught by reputed instructors like Ken Webster, David Peck, Conny Bakker and Ester van der Voet. Upon completion of the edX curriculum, you will earn a certificate. 

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The Basics of Transport Phenomena

The course of The Basics of Transport Phenomena offered by the edX in collaboration with DelftX institution gives an amazing learning opportunity to all the candidates who are interested to gain knowledge about the concepts of physics and processes connected to it. Students can avail of the course of The Basics of Transport Phenomena free of cost. The Basics of Transport Phenomena course curriculum is an introductory level programme. Participants who are keenly interested to pursue the course have to spend 7 weeks completing The Basics of Transport Phenomena curriculum. Students have to invest 6-8 hours per week for studying in this course. Learners who will learn through 

The Basics of Transport Phenomena course created by the DelftX institution will be able to learn through the self-paced learning mode. The programme is taught by the experienced faculty and candidates can access the course contents in 100 percent online mode only. After completing The Basics of Transport Phenomena course in online mode candidates can achieve verified certification for the programme. Verified certificates are available to all the learners who will pay the fees for the certification to the authorities of the platform.

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The Next Generation of Infrastructure

The course is offered by edX in association with the Delft University of Technology which provides a verified certificate of completion to candidates who meet all requirements and complete the course. The Next Generation of Infrastructure certification is duly signed by an instructor and has a logo of the institute which makes it of great merit value. The course revolves around infrastructure wherein candidates get an opportunity to examine and analyze the hardships that arise from the social science and engineering perspective. Next Generation of Infrastructure by edX course will also talk about the hardships which such systems pose for management, governance, and decision-making. Along with this, on the social science front, candidates will also study the ethical considerations and security, analytical tools, lack of infrastructure, etc while learning the drawbacks of such systems. The key method of studying will be evaluation and analysis to study the interdependencies of these fields. 

The Next Generation of Infrastructure certification program is 7 weeks long where candidates are advised to devote around 6-8 hours to it per week to complete it successfully. This course is an intermediate level course, so students must have some prior basic knowledge. 

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An Introduction to Credit Risk Management

For a bank lending money forms the day to day business and a part of the central working of the bank. However, lending money is not a risk free-business, if lenders default the bank can suffer losses and hence comes the factor of risks. This Introduction to Credit Risk Management certification course will teach candidates the step by step management and other aspects of credit risks involved in the business of banking and finance. 

The programme is taught by experts from the Delft University of Technology and covers detailed information and introduction to the latest Basel norms (i.e Basel II and Basel III ). The Introduction to Credit Risk Management certification syllabus covers detailed knowledge of how credit risk forms a part of the fundamental risks in a bank( other two being market risks and occupational risks) The Introduction to Credit Risk Management training shows the application of risk management tools that candidates can learn and apply in their own venture as well as their organisations. 

The programme will also cover how the 2008 financial crisis showed the need to manage credit risks and the real understanding of how it works and eventually harms the financial ecosystem. The certification programme will cover different concepts related to the topic like credit risk modelling, hedging etc. The session will give candidates practical learnings and takeaways from the detailed curriculum that will help them in facing challenges arising in the industry. 

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Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering

The Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering programme lends an introductory perspective to aeronautical fundamentals. This engineering course explains the fundamental concepts and working principles of flying. Topics touched upon include flight phases, earth’s atmosphere, propulsion, stability, navigation, and wing impacts.

The Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering Syllabus is split into three learning blocks, focusing on the history of flight, aerodynamic principles, and flight mechanics. Offered and developed by the Delft University of Technology- also known as TU Delft, one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands for technological studies, this online training runs for seven weeks. Instructors for the course are experts in Aerospace Engineering and current lecturers from the university.

This Introduction to Aeronautical Engineering online training is set at a student’s pace, which allows learners to revisit lessons with pre-recorded classes. Free course materials that come with the course belong to the copyright of Delft University. Additionally, students can pursue a verified certificate to highlight their acquired skills. The certificate is available after students pay the required fee.

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Delft University of Technology , Wageningen University and Research, Wageningen via Edx
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Sustainable Urban Development

Did you realise that cities occupy only 3% of the earth’s land area, but nearly 50% of the world’s population resides in them? Furthermore, cities cause more than 70% of global carbon emissions. For understanding how metropolitan regions, responsible for sustainability challenges and urbanisation, hold the key to resolving the issues, join the Sustainable Urban Development certification course.

The Sustainable Urban Development certification syllabus offers a trans-disciplinary, systemic, and holistic approach to combat 21st century’s sustainability challenges. The curriculum encompasses knowledge from disciplines, including urban planning, urban engineering, urban design, systems analysis, social sciences, policymaking, and entrepreneurship. The MOOC trains candidates in understanding these concepts in the metropolitan context.

Sustainable Urban Development by edX is a part of the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute) educational programme. The seven-week course is drafted by Wageningen University and Research and TU Delft. The introductory training from Social Sciences domain necessitates no minimum requirements pertaining to academia or profession. Besides, the course offers students a chance to explore the sustainability issues in their cities and hinterlands.

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Responsible Innovation Ethics, Safety and Technology

The students in this program will be dealing with the questions related to ethics and risks in the genre of developing new technologies. The course has been divided into three distinctive parts. In the first part, the candidate will be dealing with the ethical questions revolving around the framework of the new evolving technology. 

The students in the online certification program on Responsible Innovation: Ethics, Safety, and Technology by edX will study the unknown risks and safety measures that are included in the new technologies. And will be conducting numerous quantitative and qualitative assessment methods. For the third part of the course, the applicants will deal with new-design and value-driven processes which will also be accounting for the social concerns while developing new technology. The case studies included in the Responsible Innovation: Ethics, Safety, and Technology certification syllabus pertaining to - risks and ethical concerns will be given to the students to solve in the course.  Discussion on- nuclear energy, coronavirus, robots, etc will also be organized during the session.

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