B.E. Mechanical Engineering:Non Conventional Energy Resources

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

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Material Science and Engineering
Kinematics of Machines
Machine Drawing
Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimization Techniques
Measurement Science and Techniques
Power Generation and Economics
Machine Design – I
Dynamics of Machines
Computer Aided Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR
Measurement and Metrology Lab

Third Year- Semester – I

Manufacturing Technology
Applied Thermodynamics
Industrial Metallurgy and Materials
Machine Design – II
Industrial Engineering
Total Quality Management
Summer Training(6 Weeks during summer vacations after 2nd year)

Third Year- Semester – II

Project Semester
Industrial Training (6 Weeks )

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Machining Science
Heat and Mass Transfer
Automobile Engineering
Computer Aided Manufacturing
Production Planning and Control
Mechanical Vibrations and Condition Monitoring

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Engineering Economics
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Non Conventional Energy Resources

Introduction: Energy sources and availability, New energy techniques, Renewable energy sources

Solar Energy: Solar constant, Radiation geometry, Solar energy collectors, Concentrated and flat plate, Energy balance and collector efficiency, Solar energy storage, Application to space heating, distillation, cooking and green house effect, Wind Energy; Basic principle, site selection, Aerodynamic analysis of blades, Bio-energy; Biomass conversion technology, photosynthesis, Biogas plant, thermal Gasification

Geothermal Energy: Sources, hydrothermal sources, hot dry rock resources, geothermal fossil system, prime movers for geothermal energy

Energy from ocean: Ocean thermal electric conversion, energy from tides, small scale hydroelectric development

Hydrogen energy sources: Production, storage, utilization, magneto hydrodynamic power, thermo ionic generation, Nuclear fusion energy, Energy storage. Energy conservation.

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