Design of Renewable Energy Systems

Course Name: 

TH705 Design of Renewable Energy Systems


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Biogas: Aerobic and anaerobic bio-conversion processes, raw materials, properties, properties of biogas (Calorific
value and composition), biogas plant technology and status, Geothermal Energy: Hot springs and steam ejection, site
selection, power plants, advanced concept, Solar energy: Principles, scope and applications, Fusion: Nuclear
reactions, Fuels ignition temperature, Confinement schemes. Current status, Wind Energy: Wind energy potential measurement, aerofoil design, wind mill and wind electric generator, Mini and micro-hydel.


J.W.Twidell and A.D. Weer, Renewable energy sources, ELBS. P.D. Dunn, Renewable energies: Sources, Conversion and Application. S.Rao and B.B. Parulekar, Energy Technology, Khanna Publisher. Desire LE Gourieres, Wind power plant: Theory and Design, Pergamon press. B.T.Nijaguna, BiomassTtechnology, New Age International Publisher


Mechanical Engineering

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