IAH-01 Small Hydro Power Development
General : Necessity and Importance of harnessing small hydro power, potential assessment, national policies, laws and related economics & financial viability; Civil : Site selection, environmental aspect, run-of-the-river and storage schemes; diversion structures, power channels, desilting arrangements, forebay tank and balancing reservoir, penstock and power house; Mechanical : Type of turbines and their selection, gates and valves, governing system (mechanical & electrical); Electrical : Types of generators - synchronous and induction, transformers, protection & control, transmission and distribution system.
IAH-02 Renewable Energy Sources Development Technology
General : Energy sources & demand in different sectors, conventional & non-conventional energy sources, Importance of new and renewable energy sources in the present energy scenario; Small Hydro: Basic components of small and mini hydro energy system; Biomass : Biomass conversion process : Thermal and biological, thermal and electricity generation, application of bio-fuels; Solar Energy: Solar insolation; solar collectors; solar energy conversion processes : Thermal & photovoltaic; wind energy ; Types of wind mills, their basic characteristics and applications; Ocean and Geothermal energies, New technologies, Integrated renewable energy system.
CH-201 Energy Resources & Conservation
Introduction: Energy resources spectrum, Renewable and non Renewable energy Sources, consumption pattern in various sectors, Efficiency of energy resources, load demand, and economics, Coal: Classification, properties, combustion, carbonization, liquefaction and gasification, Electricity generation, Liquid fuels: various type of fuels, properties and handling, Gaseous fuel: CNG, LNG, and LPG, Nuclear Energy: Potential, Fusion and fission processes and nuclear reactor, Wind: potential and utilization, Solar Energy: Solar radiation measurements, Solar Thermal: Flat plate and focusing collectors, solar space heating and cooling, solar pond, Solar Photovoltaic: Solar cells and storage, Hydropower: classification, components of hydropower generation systems, Biomass Energy: Biomass Types, characterization, conversion routs, bio chemical, Other Energy Sources: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and other energy sources, Energy Conservation Measures: Waste heat recovery, use of low grade hot streams, concept of vapour recompression, flash vaporization, heat pipe, energy targeting by pinch method.