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Energy Resources and Conversion Processes

By Dr. Shweta Tripathi   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 2311
This course "energy resources and conversion processes'' broadly gives an overview of various energy resources, their availability and use pattern. It also gives an exposure about environmental effects of energy usage. The world scenario of conventional energy sources, various renewable energy sources( like Bioenegy, solar energy,hydroelectric energy etc.) and their applications will be discussed in depth.The energy conversion processes, fuels and their characteristics and environmental impacts of energy conversion will be discussed in detail. Nowadays when the world is confronting with twin crises of fossil fuel depletion and environmental degradation this types of courses are the need of the hour. 

Course Credit: 4
Summary
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 15 Feb 2021
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Category :
  • Mechanical Engineering
Credit Points : 4
Level : Diploma

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Course layout

Week 1.Introduction to Energy and its Various Forms

Week 2.Conventional Energy Sources

Week 3.World Scenario of Energy Sources

Week 4.Renewable Energy Scenario:Hydro Power

Week 5. Biomass Energy

Week 6. Biogas Energy

Week 7. Solar Energy

Week 8. Wind Energy

Week 9. Other Forms of Renewable Energy

Week 10 Principles of Energy Conversion

Week 11. Fuels and Their Characteristics

Week 12. Combustion of Fuels

Week 13. life cycle analysis

Week 14. Environmental Impacts of Energy Conversion

Books and references

  1. G.D. Rai, Non conventional energy sources, Khanna publication
  2. Sameer Sarkar, Fuel Technology, New Delhi, orient longman
  3. S.P. Sukhatme, Solar Energy, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi

Instructor bio

Dr. Shweta Tripathi

Indira Gandhi National Open University

Dr. Shweta Tripathi completed her PhD and M.Tech. from IIT Delhi in years 2018 and 2009 respectively. She has experience of 10 years in teaching. She has published papers in International peer reviewed journals. Her area of interest is Biofuels, bioenergy, non-conventional energy resources and IC engines.

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Working at IGNOU since December 2011.

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RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 5

Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals:3

Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 2

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School board member

SOET, IGNOU

April 2019 to March 2021

 



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