Solar Thermal Open-Loop Troubleshooting Learning System

Amatrol’s Solar Thermal Open-Loop Troubleshooting Learning System allows students to develop the specialized skills and knowledge needed for working with open-loop system configurations and situations. This system teaches students connection, programming, and troubleshooting problems system wide. The curriculum is PC-based multimedia that is highly interactive. It allows students to use the learning style best for them – reading, listening, visual.

Learning Topics

  • Collectors
  • Open-Loop Solar Thermal Systems
  • Output Measurement
  • Solar Collector Specifications
  • Pumps
  • Solar Storage Tanks
  • Air Vent & Vacuum Valves
  • Check Valves
  • System Charging
  • System Operation and Performance
  • Freeze Protection
  • System Troubleshooting
  • Analog Controllers
  • Draindown System Operation

Balance of System Components – Replicates Real World Thermal Systems

Developing installation and troubleshooting skills for solar thermal systems requires all the components commonly found in these systems. Amatrol includes elements such as vacation bypass, check valves, relief valves, flow meters, and tempering valves are essential to create realistic systems and troubleshooting situations. Amatrol also includes a digital differential controller that features many programming capabilities which allow students to learn how to program the more sophisticated thermal systems they are likely to encounter.


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Fault Insertion for Both Electrical and Fluid Systems

At the heart of a technician’s skill set is the ability to troubleshoot a system. This system is equipped with a wide array of both electrical and fluid faults that allow instructors to replicate realistic system and component failures for students. Students will learn to independently solve the many common types of situations they will encounter on the job.

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