AI6502 - SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AI6502 - SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2013-regulation Anna University

AI6502

SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY ENGINEERING

 LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVE:
• The student will be exposed to Solar energy and its applications, wind energy and its applications, alternate energy sources

UNIT I

SOLAR ENERGY RADIATION AND SOLAR THERMAL COLLECTORS

9

Solar radiation availability - radiation measurement – transmittance - absorptance – flat plate collectors - heat transfer correlations - collector efficiency - heat balance – absorber plate – types - selective surfaces. Solar driers – types – heat transfer - performance of solar dryers – agro industrial applications - liquid flat plate collectors - their performance.

UNIT II

SOLAR CONCENTRATING COLLECTORS AND PV TECHNOLOGY

9

Optically concentrating collectors – types – reflectors - solar thermal power stations – principle and applications - solar stills - types - solar pond - performance – characteristics – applications – solar refrigeration. Photovoltaics - types – characteristics – load estimation - batteries – invertors – operation - system controls. PV system installations – standalone systems - PV powered water pumping – system sizing and optimization - hybrid system - solar technologies in green buildings.


UNIT III

WIND MAPPING ANALYSIS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF WIND

9

Nature of wind – wind structure and measurement - wind power laws - velocity and power duration curves - aero foil - tip speed ratio - torque and power characteristics power coefficients – Betz coefficient.

UNIT IV

WIND MILL DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS

9

Turbines - Wind mill – classification– power curve. Upwind and downwind systems - transmission rotors – pumps - generators - standalone system - grid system – batteries. Wind energy storage - wind farms - wheeling and banking - testing and certification procedures.

UNIT V

ALTERNATE ENERGY SOURCES

9

Ocean energy- off shore and on shore ocean energy conversion technologies- OTEC principles – open and closed cycles. Tidal energy – high and low tides – tidal power- tidal energy conversion schemes. Geothermal energy – resources – classification and types of geothermal power plants. Nuclear energy – reactions – fusion fission hybrid. Fuel cell – principle and operation – classification and types. Energy storage – pumped hydro and underground pumped hydro – compressed air - battery - flywheel – thermal.

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Rai., G.D. “Solar Energy Utilization” Khanna publishers, New Delhi, 2002
2. More, H.S and R.C. Maheshwari, “ Wind Energy Utilization in India” CIAE Publication – Bhopal, 1982
3. Rao. S and B.B. Parulekar. Energy Technology – Non conventional, Renewable and Conventional. Khanna Publishers, Delhi, 2000.

REFERENCES:
1. Mathew Buresch, Photovoltaics Energy Systems. McGraw-Hill Book Company, London, 1986.
2. Jui Sheng Hsieh. Solar Energy Engineering, Prentice Hall, London, 1986.
3. Tany Burtar, Hand book of wind energy. John Wiley and Sons, 2001,
4. J.G.Mc Gowan, Manwell, J.F. and A.L.Rogers. Wind Energy Explained – Theory Design and Application, John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2004.
5. John Twidell. A guide to small wind energy conversion system, Cambridge University press. UK, 1987.
6. Rai. G.D. “Non Conventional Sources of Energy”, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2002

Web resources:
1. www.freesolaronline.com
2. www.rsnz.org
3. www.finwea.org
4. www.mnre.gov.in

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