AG40012: Non-Conventional Energy Sources
|Course name||Non-Conventional Energy Sources|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
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Syllabus[edit | edit source]
Syllabus mentioned in ERP[edit | edit source]
Solar Energy: Solar system. Design of solar energy operated systems for application in agriculture. Photovoltaic devices. Wind Energy: Horizontal and vertical axis wind rotors. Wind regime analysis. Design and evaluation of wind mills. Energy from Biomass: Recycling of agricultural waste. Microbiological conversion of plant materials to fuels. Bio-chemistry of anaerobic fermentation. Design of biogas systems for heating, lighting and running IC engines. Cost Economics: Economics of use of various alternative sources of energy in agriculture.