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Solar panel installation in cities requires setups tailored to the complex geometry of urban spaces that provide the most direct sunlight to each panel. Among the processes for designing the most efficient setup for solar panels is shadow modeling.
- Graduate study in Mechanical Engineering
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Our undergraduate program in mechanical engineering prepares students for their individual career paths and fosters the ability to adapt to the rapidly changing technologies faced by today's engineers. Project-based courses, opportunities to pursue independent research, study abroad options, and hundreds of student organizations enrich the student experience. Learn more.
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