Energy Engineering

Energy EngineeringHours: 3 0 3

Classification of Conventional energy resources, Origin, characterization and taxonomy of available fuels, Principles of combustion, Combustion of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels.Fluidized Bed.Combustioncalculation; energy requirements and combustion efficiency of Industrial Burners.Boilers, Furnaces; fuel economy measures, excess air, heat distribution, temperature control, draft control and Flame stability.Fuel quality & combustion efficiency enhancement.Importance of Alternate Energy Resources;Solar, Wind, Wave, Tidal, geothermal, Nuclear and Hydel, Densification & calorific value up-gradation of biomass,Carbonization andGasification of biomass,Energy generation from municipal waste, Development of fuel cells.Environmental and global impact of energy resources,Industrial fuels & selection criteria, Energy audit, conservation waste heat recovery, Environmental and global impact of deplete resources of energy.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course