B.E. Electrical Engineering:Non-Conventional Energy Sources

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Important information

Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
Organizational Behavior

Second Year- Semester - I

Semiconductor Devices
Measurement Science and Techniques
Digital Electronic Circuits
Circuit Theory
Electromechanical Energy conversion
Electromagnetic Fields
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Second Year- Semester – II

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Power Generation and Economics
Analog Electronic Circuits
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
Transmission and Distribution of Power
Environmental Studies

Third Year- Semester – I

Power Electronics
Asynchronous Machines
Switch gear and Protection
Optimization Techniques
Engineering Economics
Summer Training (6 Weeks after 2nd year during summer vacation)

Third Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Control Systems
Synchronous Machines
Power System Analysis
Flexible AC Transmission Systems

Fourth Year- Semester – I

High Voltage Engineering
Operation and Control of Power Systems
Electric Drives
Intelligent Algorithms in Power Systems

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training

Non-Conventional Energy Sources

Introduction: Global and National Energy Scenarios, Concept of energy services; patterns of energy supply , energy resource availability; Cultural, economic, and national security aspects of energy consumption.

Forms and Characteristics of Renewable energy Sources

Energy Classification, Source and Utilization, Thermodynamic Power Cycles and Binary Cycles

Solar Energy: Solar Radiation, Flat Plate Collectors, solar Concentration, Thermal Applications of Solar Energy, Photovoltaic Technology and applications, Energy storage

Biomass Energy: Energy from Biomass, Thermo chemical, biochemical conversion to Fuels. Biogas and its applications

Wind Energy: Wind Characteristics, Resource assessment. Horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines, electricity generation and water pumping Micro/Mini Hydro power System, water pumping and conversion to electricity, Hydraulic ram pump

Ocean Thermal energy conversion, Geothermal. Tidal, Wave Energy, MHD, Fuel Cells

Environmental Issues of energy services

Stand alone Generating units: Synchronous Generator and Induction generator, operation and characteristics, voltage regulation.

Lateral aspects of Renewable Energy technologies and systems.

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