Design of Solar Energy Systems

Course Name: 

ME 432 DESIGN OF SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mechanical)

Semester: 

Eighth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Introduction, Solar geometry , Measurement of Solar Radiation, Solar collectors design - flat plate & focusing type, storage of solar energy, solar heating, cooling, passive and active systems, green buildings, applications of solar energy in various fields, water heating, air heating, drying, pumping etc, Economic viability of solar systems, Thermal modeling of solar devices - Case study based assignment.

References: 

Duffie J.A. and Beckman W.A., Solar Thermal Processes, John Wiley, New York, 1974. Garg H.P, J. Prakash, Solar Energy, TMC, 1997. Sukhatme S.P, Solar Energy Principles of Thermal Collection and Storage, 2nd Ed., Tata Mc Graw-Hill, New Delhi, 1996. C. S. Solanki, Renewable Energy Technology, Prentice Hall, New Delhi, 2008.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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