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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Course Code Course Title Course Planner Lectures Tutorials Practicals Credits
MEC343 NON CONVENTIONAL ENERGY RESOURCES 14851::Arjun Chopra 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Course Category Courses with conceptual focus
TextBooks
Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name
T-1 Non-conventional energy resources B H Khan 2nd 2009 Tata McGraw Hill
Reference Books
Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name
R-1 Renewable energy sources and
conservation technology
NK Bansal, Manfred
Kleemann
1st 1990 Tata McGraw Hill
R-2 Renewable energy resources and
emerging technology
Kothari DP 2nd 2008 PHI Learning Pvt Ltd, New Delhi
R-3 Non-conventional energy sources GD Rai 4th 2009 khanna publisher.
R-4 Solar energy Dr. SP Sukhatme 3rd 2008 Tata McGraw Hill
Relevant Websites
Sr No (Web address) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features
RW-1 http://energy.gov/science-innovation/energy-sources/renewable-energy Advancements in Renewable energy resources
RW-2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renewable_energy Renewable Energy Resources and their origin and uses
Audio Visual Aids
Sr No (AV aids) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features
AV-1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UwSazq8GTU Hydrogen Fuel Cell
AV-2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyofhLYYVC8 Wood gas Producer gas
AV-3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gta2ICarDw Solar Photovoltic cell
AV-4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UafRz3QeO8 Working of a Biogas Plant
AV-5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mon06rujCOM Working of a fuel cell
AV-6 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcStpg3i5V8 Ocean Energy
LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks)
Weeks before MTE 7
Weeks After MTE 7
Week
Number
Lecture
Number
Broad Topic(Sub Topic) Chapters/Sections
of Text/reference
books
Other Readings,
Relevant
Websites, Audio
Visual Aids,
software and
Virtual Labs
Lecture Description Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Tool
Demonstration/ Case
Study / Images /
animation / ppt etc.
Planned
Week 1 Lecture 1 Direct Solar energy systems(Solar
radiation and its measurements)
T-1:4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4
4.5 4.6
Introduction, The sun,
The earth, Sun earth
radiation spectrum,
Extraterrestrial and
terrestrial radiations,
Depletion of solar
radiation
principle
and utilization of solar
energy
Images of Sun earth
radiation
Lecture 2 Direct Solar energy systems(Solar
radiation and its measurements)
T-1:4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4
4.5 4.6
Introduction, The sun,
The earth, Sun earth
radiation spectrum,
Extraterrestrial and
terrestrial radiations,
Depletion of solar
radiation
principle
and utilization of solar
energy
Images of Sun earth
radiation
Week 2 Lecture 3 Direct Solar energy systems(Types
of solar thermal collectors - Flat
and
concentrating collectors)
T-1:5.1.1 5.1.2 5.1.3
5.1.4 5.1.6 5.1.7
5.1.8 5.1.9 5.1.10
5.1.11 5.1.12 5.1.14
5.1.15 5.1.16
AV-3 Types Solar Collectors
and their comparison
Different Ways of
absorbing solar energy
images of solar
collector solar water
heater solar cookers
Lecture 4 Direct Solar energy systems(Types
of solar thermal collectors - Flat
and
concentrating collectors)
T-1:5.1.1 5.1.2 5.1.3
5.1.4 5.1.6 5.1.7
5.1.8 5.1.9 5.1.10
5.1.11 5.1.12 5.1.14
5.1.15 5.1.16
AV-3 Types Solar Collectors
and their comparison
Different Ways of
absorbing solar energy
images of solar
collector solar water
heater solar cookers
Week 3 Lecture 5 Direct Solar energy systems(solar
thermal applications - Water
heaters, dryers, stills, refrigeration,
air-conditioning, solar pond,
central receiver power generation)
T-1:5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5
5.6
Technologies for
converting and capturing
solar energy
Types of solar systems
for example solar
cooker
images or models of
solar collector solar
water heater solar
cookers
Lecture 6 Wind Energy(Principle of wind
blow)
T-1:7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 principal of wind blow
and variation of wind
wind speed with height
Generation of wind images of types of
wind turbines
Wind Energy(Energy Estimation -
Site selection considerations)
T-1:7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 principal of wind blow
and variation of wind
wind speed with height
Generation of wind images of types of
wind turbines
Detailed Plan For Lectures
Spill Over 2
Week 4 Lecture 7 Wind Energy(Aerofoil theory,
analysis of
aerodynamic forces acting on the
blade)
T-1:7.5 Elementary Fluid flow
concepts
Fluid flow around an
airfoil
images of fluid flow
around an airfoil
Lecture 8 Term Paper,Test1
Week 5 Lecture 10 Wind Energy(components of
WECS - Advantages and
disadvantages of WECS - Design
consideration wind mills)
T-1:7.6 7.7 7.8 Energy estimation of
wind
Wind Turbine and their
construction Wind
Energy Conversion
system
Wind turbine operation
and wind speed
characteristics
Brain Storming
Lecture 9 Wind Energy(components of
WECS - Advantages and
disadvantages of WECS - Design
consideration wind mills)
T-1:7.6 7.7 7.8 Energy estimation of
wind
Wind Turbine and their
construction Wind
Energy Conversion
system
Wind turbine operation
and wind speed
characteristics
Brain Storming
Week 6 Lecture 11 OCEAN ENERGY(power plants -
Small, mini and micro hydro
power plants)
T-1:11.1 11.2 Layout of a micro-hydro
scheme
How to utilize P.E. of
water
Images of Hydro
Power plant
Lecture 12 OCEAN ENERGY(Ocean
Thermal Energy Conversion)
T-1:10.1 AV-6 Origin and nature of
Tidal Energy
Ocean Tidal Energy
conversion schemes
Images of Power
generation from tides
Week 7 Lecture 13 OCEAN ENERGY(Wave and tidal
energy - Availability, geographical
distribution)
T-1:10.2.2 10.2.3
10.3
Wave energy and Ocean
energy conversion
Technology
Ways of harvesting
wave energy
Images of Instruments
to Harvest Wave
energy
Lecture 14 OCEAN ENERGY(Wave and tidal
energy - Availability, geographical
distribution)
T-1:10.2.2 10.2.3
10.3
Wave energy and Ocean
energy conversion
Technology
Ways of harvesting
wave energy
Images of Instruments
to Harvest Wave
energy
MID-TERM
Week 8 Lecture 15 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Bio-mass, sources of
biomass)
T-1:8.1 8.2 8.3 Usable form of Biomass
their composition and
fuel properties
types of Biomass and
what Biomass is all
about
Images of Different
types of Bio mass
Lecture 16 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Fermentation, pyrolysis,
gasification and combustion)
T-1:8.4 Biomass conversion
Technology
different types of
fermentation process
Images on Biomass
conversion
technologies
Week 9 Lecture 17 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Thermo-chemical
conversion of biomass)
T-1:8.4 Biomass Conversion
Technology
Different methods of
anaerobic digestion
Images of Bio-mass
conversion
Lecture 18 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Gasifiers - up draft,
downdraft and fluidized bed
gasifiers.)
T-1:8.6 AV-2 Biomass Gasification Types of gasification
process
Images of Biomass
Gasification
Week 10 Lecture 19 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Digesters - Fixed and
floating digester biogas plants,
economics of biomass power
generation.)
T-1:8.9 AV-4 Biogas production from
waste Biomass
Utilization and types of
biogas plants
Images of Biogas plant
Week 10 Lecture 20 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Digesters - Fixed and
floating digester biogas plants,
economics of biomass power
generation.)
T-1:8.9 AV-4 Biogas production from
waste Biomass
Utilization and types of
biogas plants
Images of Biogas plant
Week 11 Lecture 21 Biomass and bio-gas production
process(Digesters - Fixed and
floating digester biogas plants,
economics of biomass power
generation.)
T-1:8.9 AV-4 Biogas production from
waste Biomass
Utilization and types of
biogas plants
Images of Biogas plant
Lecture 22 Term Paper,Test2
Week 12 Lecture 23 Geothermal Energy(Present
utilization and energy extraction)
T-1: 9.2 9.3 Energy extraction from
geothermal resource
Types of geothermal
resources
Images of geothermal
resources
Geothermal Energy(Introduction
and history)
T-1:9.1 Energy extraction from
geothermal resource
Types of geothermal
resources
Images of geothermal
resources
Lecture 24 Geothermal Energy(Geothermal
fields in India)
T-1:9.5 9.6 9.7 Geothermal energy in
India and its Limitations
places to explore
geothermal energy in
India
Images of geothermal
resources in India
Geothermal Energy(Major
limitations)
T-1:9.5 9.6 9.7 Geothermal energy in
India and its Limitations
places to explore
geothermal energy in
India
Images of geothermal
resources in India
Week 13 Lecture 25 DIRECT ENERGY
CONVERSION SYSTEMS
(Magneto hydrodynamic power
generation)
T-1:13.1.1 13.1.2
13.1.3 13.1.4
Magneto Hydrodynamics
Power conversion
MHD Generator Images of MHD
Generator
Lecture 26 DIRECT ENERGY
CONVERSION SYSTEMS(Basic
principle of thermo-electric and
thermo-ionic power generations)
T-1:13.2 Thermoelectric power
ion convert
Thermoelectric power
generation
Images of elementary
thermocouple
Week 14 Lecture 27 DIRECT ENERGY
CONVERSION SYSTEMS(fuel
cell principle, types, conversion
efficiency, applications)
T-1:12.1.1 12.1.2 AV-5 Classification of fuel
cells
types of fuel cell and
their merits and
demerits
Images of different
types of fuel cells
Lecture 28 DIRECT ENERGY
CONVERSION SYSTEMS
(Hydrogen energy - Production,
storage, transportation)
T-1:12.2.1 12.2.2
12.2.3 12.2.4
AV-1 Hydrogen Energy properties of hydrogen
and its storage
Images of Electrolytic
cell
SPILL OVER
Week 15 Lecture 29 Spill Over
Lecture 30 Spill Over
Scheme for CA:
Component Frequency Out Of Each Marks Total Marks
Term Paper,Test 2 3 10 20
Total :- 10 20
Details of Academic Task(s)
AT No. Objective Topic of the Academic Task Nature of Academic Task
(group/individuals/field
work
Evaluation Mode Allottment /
submission Week
Term Paper1 To increase the
knowledge of
students on latest
advancement in
renewable energy
One topic to each individual from the given topics of Term paper Individual knowledge on latest
topics of research
on that topic
2 / 12
Test1 To test the
knowledge of the
students on solar
energy and wind
energy
Solar energy and Wind energy Individual Performance in test 4 / 5
Test2 To test the
knowledge of the
students on Biomass
Bio gas and Ocean
energy
Biomass Bio gas and Ocean energy Individual performance in Test 11 / 12
List of suggested topics for term paper[at least 15] (Student to spend about 15 hrs on any one specified term paper)
Sr. No. Topic
1 Advancement of wave energy
2 Advancement of tidal energy
3 Advancement in the extraction of energy content from the hot dry rock resources
4 Advancement in the extraction of energy content from the hot aquifer
5 Advancement in the storage of hydrogen energy
6 Advancement in the usage of fuel cell
7 Advancement in the conversion of biomass into usable gases with greater efficiency
8 Advancement in the formation of ethanol from the biomass
9 Advancement in the stand-alone solar PV system
10 Advancement in the grid interactive solar PV system.
11 Advancement in the technique of concentrating the sunlight in the solar collector
12 Detail study and further improvement which can be done in any of the hydro power plant
13 Advancement of solar refrigeration system
14 Advancement of the solar air conditioning system
15 Advancement in Solar Water Heater