AG60002: Alternative Energy Sources

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AG60002
Course name Alternative Energy Sources
Offered by Agricultural & Food Engineering
Credits 4
L-T-P 3-1-0
Previous Year Grade Distribution



3
1
1



EX A B C D P F
Semester Spring


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Solar system. Design of solar energy operated systems for heating, cooling, distillation, drying, dehydration, water pumping and power generation for application in agriculture. Photo voltaic devices. Utilization of wind energy for generation of electricity and mechanical power. Types of wind mills and their characteristics. Mechanics of wind mills. Design of wind mills. Recycling of agricultural waste. Microbial conversion of plant materials to fuel. Biochemistry of anaerobic fermentation of bio-mass. Design of biogas systems for heating, lighting and running IC engines. Economics of biogas utilization. Biofuels.


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