Welcome to RPCS’s Solar Engineering Blog Series: Everything You Wanted To Know About Solar Engineering But Were Afraid To Ask! Over the course of the year, Senior Structural Engineer Mario Colecchia will be providing an in-depth look at popular solar engineering topics while offering unique insights into RPCS’s project design challenges, solutions, and expertise.

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December 2, 2021

Solar Engineering Blog Series: Corrosion and Galvanization

Corrosion and Galvanization: A Primer   It’s no surprise that steel corrodes. It’s also no major revelation that steel corrodes at different rates in different environments. Steel in the arid…
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September 13, 2021

Solar Engineering Blog Series: Factor of Safety and Design Life

"Factor of Safety" and Design Life   “Factor of Safety” is defined as the ratio of a structure’s capacity to the demand placed on that structure. It can be thought…
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June 1, 2021

Solar Engineering Blog Series: CAB Wire Management System Considerations

CAB Wire Management System Considerations for the Array Technologies Single-Axis Tracker   What is CAB? The Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped (CAB) produces an above-ground wire management…
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March 1, 2021

Solar Engineering Blog Series: Frost Heave

Everything You Wanted to Know About Frost Heave, But Were Afraid to Ask   Introduction The foundation of an Array Technologies solar tracker, as with any foundation, must be designed…