M.Tech (Energy Systems Engineering)

CREDIT STRUCTURE:

Course Work Sem I Sem II Sem III Sem IV Total Credits
Core Courses 22 12 - - 34
Electives1 6 18 12 - 36
Lab Course 4 3 - - 7
Seminar 4 - - - 4
Communication Skills (P/NP) +4* - - - +4*
Course Total 36+4* 33 12 - 81+4*
Project - 16 22 42 80
Total 36+4* 49 34 42 161+4*

 Notes:

1 Out of these six electives, one has to be institute elective and at least two have to be EN (Department of Energy Science and Engineering) electives. 

* Communication Skills (HS 699) is a P/NP course. 

Semesterwise course

 Semester I

  L T P C
EN 601 Non-conventional Energy Sources 3 0 0 6
EN 602 Foundation for Energy Engineering  2 0 0 4
EN 606 Energy Resources, Economics & Environment 3 0 0 6
EN 618 Energy Systems Modelling & Analysis 3 0 0 6
HS 699 Communication Skills
2 0 0 4*
EN 609 Energy Systems Laboratory 0 1 3 4
Seminar 4        
Elective I 6        
           
Total 36+4*        
Elective I1
  L T P C
EN 610 Hydrogen Energy 3 0 0 6
EN 613 Nuclear Reactor Theory 3 0 0 6
CL 601 Advanced Transport Phenomena 2 0 2 6
CL 605 Advanced Reaction Engineering 2 0 2 6
CL 607 Advanced Thermodynamics 2 0 2 6
ME 683 Cryogenic Engineering I 3 0 0 6
ME 663 Advanced Heat Transfer 3 0 0 6
ME 661 Advanced Thermodynamics & Combustion 3 0 0 6
ME 681 Thermal Environmental Engineering 3 0 0 6
EE 653 Power Electronics I 3 0 0 6
EE 655 Computer Aided Power Systems Analysis 3 0 0 6
EE 657 Electric drives 3 0 0 6
ME 671 SI Engine 3 0 0 6
Elective I 6        

Semester II

  L T P C
EN 607 Energy Management 3 0 0 6
EN 642 Power Generation & Systems Planning 3 0 0 6
EN 612 Non-conventional Energy Systems Lab 0 0 3 3
EN 696 MTech Project — Stage I 16        
Electives II, III, and IV 18          
Total 49          
Elective II, III, and IV1
    L T P C
EN 646 Energy and climate 3 0 0 6
EN 604 Fuel Cell 3 0 0 6
EN 616 Direct Energy Conversion 3 0 0 6
EN 630 Utilization of Solar Thermal Energy 3 0 0 6
EN 632 Waste to Energy 3 0 0 6
EN 615 Wind Energy Conversion Systems 3 0 0 6
EN 617 Thermodynamic Analysis of Industrial Systems 3 0 0 6
EN 634 Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics & Safety 3 0 0 6
CL 603 Optimization 3 0 0 6
CL 604 CL 604 3 0 0 6
CL 684 Advanced Process Synthesis 2 0 2 6
CL 682 Computer Aided Design & Engineering 0 0 6 6
CL 625 Process Modelling & Identification 3 0 0 6
ME 662 Convective Heat and Mass Transfer 3 0 0 6
ME 704 Computational Methods in Thermal & Fluids Engg. 3 0 0 6
ME 684 Air Conditioning Systems Design 3 0 0 6
ME 674 CI Engine 3 0 0 6
EE 654 Power Electronics II 3 0 0 6
EE 656 Electrical Machine Analysis & Control 3 0 0 6
EE 658 Power Systems Dynamics & Control 3 0 0 6
EE 660 Application of Power Electronics to Power Systems 3 0 0 6
EE 686 H V D C Transmission 3 0 0 6

Semester III

EN 697 MTech Project — Stage II 22
Electives V and VI 12
Total 34
Elective V and VI1
    L T P C
EN 628 Materials and devices for energy applications 3 0 0 6
EN 624 Conservation of Energy in Building 3 0 0 6
EN 619 Solar Energy for Industrial Process Heat 3 0 0 6
EN 604 Fuel Cells 3 0 0 6
EN 645 Process Integration 3 0 0 6
EN 615 Wind Energy Conversion Systems 3 0 0 6
CL 647 Modelling & Simulation 2 1 0 6
CL 609 Pollution Control Systems 3 0 0 6
CL 611 Electrochemical Reaction Engineering 3 0 0 6
EE 659 Optimization 3 0 0 6
EE 675 Microprocessor Applications in Power Electronics 3 0 0 6

Semester IV

    L T P C
EN 628 Materials and devices for energy applications 3 0 0 6
Total 42
Notes: * Communication Skills (HS 699) is a P/NP course. 1 Out of these six electives, one has to be institute elective and at least two have to be EN (Department of Energy Science and Engineering) electives.

Minor

Title: NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Courses included in the minor
In Semester I
    L T P C
EN 613 Nuclear Reactor Theory 3 0 0 6
In Semester II
EN 634 Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics & Safety 3 0 0 6
One of the Following Courses Either in Semester III or in Semester IV
RE 601 Reliability Engineering Basic Principles 3 0 0 6
ME704 Computational Methods in Thermal and Fluids Engg. 3 0 0 6

 

Course Contents

EN 601 Non-conventional Energy Sources 3-0-0-6

Energy Alternatives: The Solar Option, The Nuclear Option, Tar sands and Oil Shale, Tidal Energy, Geothermal Energy

Solar Energy: Solar Radiation, availability, measurement and estimation, Solar Thermal Conversion Devices and Storage, Applications

Solar Photovoltaic conversion, Wave Energy and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, Wind Energy Conversion, Biomass Energy Conversion Energy from Waste, Mini/Micro-hydel

Text/Refrences

  • S. P. Sukhatme, Solar Energy - Principles of thermal collection and storage, second edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 1996

  • J. A. Duffie and W. A. Beckman, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, second edition, John Wiley, New York, 1991

  • D. Y. Goswami, F. Kreith and J. F. Kreider, Principles of Solar Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, 2000

  • D. D. Hall and R. P. Grover, Biomass Regenerable Energy, John Wiley, New York, 1987.

  • J. Twidell and T. Weir, Renewable Energy Resources, E & F N Spon Ltd, London, 1986.

EN 602 Foundation for Energy Engineering 2-0-0-4

Thermodynamics: first law and its application, second law and its application, Irreversibility and energy, basic power generation cycles.

Fluid Mechanics: stress-strain relations and viscosity, mass and momentum balance, flow through pipe. Heat Transfer: conduction, radiation, convective heat transfer. Network analysis: simple network analysis, power factor improvement.

Electrical Machines: Transformer, Induction motor and generators, Synchronous generators, Introduction to modern speed control techniques, DC machines. Power systems: Introduction to power transmission and distribution.

Text/Refrences

  • M. W. Zemansky, Heat and Thermodynamics 4th Edn. McGraw Hill, 1968.

  • A. L. Prasuhn, Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics, Prentice Hall, 1980

  • S. P. Sukhatme, A Text book on Heat Transfer, Orient Longman, 1979.

  • P. C. Sen, Modern Power Electronics, Wheeler, New Delhi, 1998.

  • N. Balbanian, T. A. Bickart, Electrical network theory, John Wiley, New York, 1969

  • B. L. Theraja, A. K. Theraja, Text-book of electrical technology: in S.I. units: v.2 AC and DC machines, Nirja Construction & development, New Delhi, 1988.

EN 604 Fuel Cell 3-0-0-6

Introduction to the principles and operation of fuel cells, stack configurations and fuel cell systems. Fuel cell system design, optimization and economics. Overview of fuel cell technology. Thermodynamics of fuel cells, introduction to electrochemical kinetics, transport-related phenomena and conservation equations for reacting multicomponent systems.

Text/Refrences

  • Fuel Cell System, edited by Leo J.M.J. Blomen and michael N. Mugerwa, New York, Plenum Press, 1993.

  • Fuel Cell Handbook, by A. J. Appleby and F. R. Foulkers, Van Nostrand, 1989.
  • S. P. Sukhatme, A Text book on Heat Transfer, Orient Longman, 1979.

EN 606 Energy Resources, Economics & Environment 3-0-0-6

Overview of World Energy Scenario – Dis-aggregation by end-use, by supply Fossil Fuel Reserves - Estimates, Duration Overview of India's Energy Scenario - Dis-aggregation by end-use, by supply, reserves Country Energy Balance Construction - Examples Trends in energy use patterns, energy and development linkage. Energy Economics - Simple Payback Period, Time Value of Money, IRR, NPV, Life Cycle Costing, Cost of Saved Energy, Cost of Energy generated, Examples from energy generation and conservation, Energy Chain, Primary energy analysis Life Cycle Assessment, Net Energy Analysis Environmental Impacts of energy use - Air Pollution - SOx, NOx, CO, particulates Solid and Water Pollution, Formation of pollutants, measurement and controls; sources of emissions, effect of operating and design parameters on emission, control methods, Exhaust emission test, procedures, standards and legislation; environmental audits; Emission factors and inventories Global Warming, CO2 Emissions, Impacts, Mitigation Sustainability, Externalities, Future Energy Systems.

Text/Refrences

  • Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability, World energy assessment, UNDP New York, 2000.

  • AKN Reddy, RH Williams, TB Johansson, Energy after Rio, Prospects and challenges, UNDP, United Nations Publications, New York, 1997.

  • Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Arnulf Grubler and Alan McDonald Global energy perspectives, Cambridge University Press, 1998

  • Fowler, J.M., Energy and the environment, 2nd Edn., McGraw Hill, New York, 1984

EN 607 Energy Management 3-0-0-6

Importance of energy management. Energy auditing: methodology, analysis of past trends (plant data), closing the energy balance, laws of thermodynamics, measurements, portable and on line instruments. Steam Systems: Boiler -efficiency testing, excess air control, Steam distribution & use- steam traps, condensate recovery, flash steam utilisation. Thermal Insulation. Electrical Systems: Demand control, power factor correction, load scheduling/shifting, Motor drives- motor efficiency testing, energy efficient motors, motor speed control. Lighting- lighting levels, efficient options, fixtures, day lighting, timers, Energy efficient windows. Energy conservation in Pumps , Fans (flow control), Compressed Air Systems, Refrigeration & air conditioning systems. Waste heat recovery: recuperators, heat wheels, heat pipes, heat pumps. Cogeneration - concept, options (steam/gas turbines/diesel engine based), selection criteria, control strategy. Heat exchanger networking- concept of pinch, target setting, problem table approach, composite curves. Demand side management.

Text/Refrences

  • L.C.Witte, P.S.Schmidt, D.R.Brown , Industrial Energy Management and Utilisation, Hemisphere Publ, Washington,1988.

  • Industrial Energy Conservation Manuals, MIT Press, Mass, 1982.

  • I.G.C.Dryden, Butterworths, The Efficient Use of Energy, London, 1982

  • W.C.Turner, Wiley, Energy Management Handbook, New York, 1982.

  • Technology Menu for Efficient energy use- Motor drive systems, Prepared by National Productivity Council and Center for & Environmental Studies- Princeton Univ, 1993.

EN 609 Energy Systems Lab 0-1-3-4

Boiler, Pump & motor efficiency testing, Properties of fuel oils & biomass, Testing of Gasifier, wind machines, and Fuel cell, Pollutant level measurement, electrical machines characteristics, refrigeration system

EN 610 Hydrogen Energy 3-0-0-6

Hydrogen Production – Production of hydrogen from hydrocarbons –Oxidative and non-oxidative processes, coal. H2 production using nuclear energy and renewables- wind, biomass, solar. Hydrogen separation and purification – Pressure swing adsorption; Solvent based absorption, membrane separation, cryogenic separation etc. Hydrogen storage – compressed storage, liquid state storage, solid state storage, different materials for storage – metal hydrides, high surface area materials, complex and chemical hydrides, hydrogen storage system – design and materials aspects. Hydrogen sensing – Traditional methods of hydrogen sensing using thermal conductivity measurements or GC, MS or laser gas analysis; Solid state sensors- their working principle and applications in industrial scale applications. Hydrogen Safety – History of accident;, physiological, physical and chemical hazards; hydrogen properties associated with hazards; Hazard spotting, evaluation and safety guidelines; Hydrogen safety codes and standards.

EN 612 Non-conventional Energy Systems Lab 0-0-3-3

Measurement of solar radiation and sunshine hours, Measurement of albedo, UV & IR radiation, Measurement of emissivity, reflectivity, transmittivity, Performance testing of solar flat plate water heater – forced flow & thermosyphon systems, Performance testing solar air heater & dryer & desalination unit, Performance testing of solar thermal concentrators, Characteristics of photovoltaic devices & testing of solar PV operated pump, Energy consumption & lumen measurement of lights & ballasts

EN 613 Nuclear Reactor Theory 3-0-0-6

Radioactivity, Nuclear reactions, Cross sections, Nuclear fission, Power from fission, Conversion and breeding, Neutron transport equation, Diffusion theory approximation, Fick's law, Solutions to diffusion equation for point source, Planar source, etc. Energy loss in elastic collisions, Collision and slowing down densities, Moderation in hydrogen, Lethargy. concept, Moderation in heavy nucleus. Moderation with absorption, Resonance absorption, NR and NRIM approximations. Multi-region reactors, Multigroup diffusion methods, Thermal reactors, Heterogeneous reactors. Reactor kinetics. in hour equation, Coefficients of reactivity, Control, Fission product poison. Perturbation theory

Text/Refrences

  • J.R. Lamarsh, Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Theory, Wesley, 1966

  • J.J. Duderstadt and L.J. Hamilton, Nuclear Reactor Analysis, John Wiley, 1976

EN 615 Wind Energy Conversion Systems 3-0-0-6

Wind machine types, classification, parameters. Wind, its structure, statistics, measurements, data presentation, power in the wind. Wind turbine aerodynamics, momentum theories, basic aerodynamics, airfoils and their characteristics, Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT) - Blade Element Theory, wake analysis, Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) aerodynamics. HAWT rotor design considerations, number of blades, blade profile, 2/3 blades and teetering, coning, power regulation, yaw system, tower. Wind turbine loads, aerodynamic loads in steady operation, wind turbulence, static - dynamic - fatigue analysis, yawed operation and tower shadow, WECS control system, requirements and strategies. Wind Energy Conversion System (WECS) siting, rotor selection, Annual Energy Output (AEO). Synchronous and asynchronous generators and loads, integration of wind energy converters to electrical networks, inverters. Testing of WECS. Noise. Miscellaneous topics.

Text/Refrences

  • Freris L.L., Wind Energy Conversion Systems, Prentice Hall 1990.

  • Spera D.A., Wind Turbine Technology: Fundamental Concepts of Wind Turbine Engineering, ASME Press, NY 1994.

  • Johnson, G.L., Wind Energy Systems, Prentice Hall, 1985.

EN 616 Direct Energy Conversion 3-0-0-6

Energy conversion process, indirect and direct energy conversion. Preview of semiconductor physics: Basic ideas of quantum physics, Fermi Energy, band diagram, Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, p-n junction Introduction to irreversible thermodynamics. Thermoelectric conversion: thermoelectric effects, analysis of thermoelectric generators and coolers, figure of merit, device configuration Photovoltaic conversion: Optical effects of p-n junction, design and analysis of PV cells. PV cell fabrication, System design Thermionic conversion: thermionic effects, analysis of converters, application of heat pipes. Magnetohydrodynamic conversion: gaseous conductors, analysis of MHD generators. Batteries and fuel cell: Thermodynamic analysis, design and analysis of batteries and fuel cells. Other modes of direct energy conversion.

Text/Refrences

  • Kettani, M.A., Direct energy conversion, Addison-Wesley, Reading, Mass, 1970

  • Angrist S.W. ,Direct Energy Conversion. 4th Ed. Allyn And Bacon, Boston, 1982

  • Green M.A. ,Solar Cells, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, 1982

  • Hand book Batteries and Fuel Cells. Linden, McGraw Hill, 1984.

EN 617 Thermodynamic Analysis of Industrial Systems 3-0-0-6

Thermodynamic systems and postulates, thermodynamic equilibrium, thermodynamic relations, stability and phase transition. Entropy generation and exergy analysis, exergy analysis of fluid flow systems, heat transfer and heat transfer augmentation, heat exchangers. Heat recovery systems, pinch analysis, energy targeting, heat exchanger networks, area/unit/shell targeting, capital-energy trade-off, multiple utilities, network evolution and evaluation, retrofitting, crude preheat train. Plant utility systems, cogeneration, steam-power balance and optimisation, Thermo economic optimization

Text/Refrences

  • A. Bejan, Entropy Generation Minimization, CRC Press, 1996

  • U. V. Shenoy, Heat Exchanger Network Synthesis: Process Optimization by Energy and Resource Analysis, Gulf Publishing Co., 1995.

    • A. Bejan, Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics, Wiley, 1988.

    • H. B. Callen, Thermodynamics and Introduction to Thermostatistics, Wiley, 1985.

      • Bejan, Entropy Generation Through Heat and Fluid Flow, Wiley, 1982.

EN 618 Energy Systems Modelling & Analysis 3-0-0-6

Modelling overview-levels of analysis, steps in model development, examples of models. Quantitative Techniques: Interpolation-polynomial, Lagrangian. Curve-fitting, regression analysis, solution of transcendental equations. Systems Simulation-information flow diagram, solution of set of nonlinear algebraic equations, successive substitution, Newton Raphson. Examples of energy systems simulation Optimisation : Objectives/constraints, problem formulation. Unconstrained problems- Necessary & Sufficiency conditions. Constrained Optimisation- Lagrange multipliers, constrained variations, Kuhn-Tucker conditions. Linear Programming - Simplex tableau, pivoting, sensitivity analysis. Dynamic Programming. Search Techniques- Univariate / Multivariate. Case studies of optimisation in Energy systems problems. Dealing with uncertainty- probabilistic techniques. Trade-offs between capital & energy using Pinch Analysis. Energy- Economy Models: Scenario Generation, Input Output Model. Numerical solution of Differential equations- Overview, Convergence, Accuracy. Transient analysis- application example.

Text/Refrences

  • W. F. Stoecker Design of Thermal Systems, Mcgraw Hill, 1981

  • S.S.Rao Optimisation theory and applications, Wiley Eastern, 1990

  • S.S. Sastry Introductory methods of numerical analysis,Prentice Hall, 1988

  • P. Meier Energy Systems Analysis for Developing Countries, Springer Verlag, 1984

  • R.de Neufville, Applied Systems Analysis, Mcgraw Hill, International Edition, 1990

  • Beveridge and Schechter,Optimisation Theory and Practice,Mcgraw Hill, 1970

EN 619 Solar Energy for Industrial Process Heat 3-0-0-6

Industrial process heat – temperature requirements, consumption pattern, Applications of solar flat plate water heater & air heater for industrial process heat, designing thermal storage, transport of energy, Concentrating Solar collector systems, Basic concepts & parameters, Solar – Earth geometry, Insolation, Optics – ray tracing, Concentrating collector designs, Tracking systems, Absorbers for Concentrators; Parabolic trough concentrators, Concentrators with point focus, Heliostats, Comparison of various designs, industrial applications of concentrating collectors, Exercises in Industrial Applications

Text/Refrences

  • A. Rabl, Active Solar Collectors and Their Applications, Oxford University Press, New York, 1985

  • D. Y. Goswami, F. Kreith and J. F. Kreider, Principles of Solar Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, 2000

  • W. T. Welford, R. Winston, The Optics of Nonimaging Concentrators – Light & Solar Energy, Academic Press, New York, 1978

EN 624 Conservation of Energy in Building 3-0-0-6

Climates and buildings. Thermal properties and energy content of building materials, Psychrometry, Comfort conditions, Airconditioning systems. Energy conservation techniques in Airconditioning systems. Lighting (Daylighting and Electric lighting). Passive and active methods of heating and cooling. Estimation of building loads. Steady state method, Network method, Numerical method, Corelations. Computer packages for carrying out thermal design of buildings and predicting performance.

Text/Refrences

  • M.S.Sodha, N.K. Bansal, P.K. Bansal, A. Kumar and M.A.S. Malik, Solar Passive Building, Science and Design, Pergamon Press, 1986.

  • J.R. Williams, Passive Solar Heating, Ann Arbar Science, 1983.

  • R.W.Jones, J.D. Balcomb, C.E. Kosiewiez, G.S. Lazarus, R.D. McFarland and W.O. Wray, Passive Solar Design Handbook, Vol. 3, Report of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE/CS-0127/3), 1982.

  • J.L. Threlkeld, Thermal Environmental Engineering, Prentice Hall, 1970.

EN 630 Utilization of Solar Thermal Energy 3-0-0-6

Solar Radiation, availability, measurement and estimation; Isotropic and anisotropic models; empirical relations, Solar Collector and thermal storage: steady state and dynamic analysis, Solar pond, Modelling of solar thermal systems and simulations in process design Design of active systems by f-chart and utilizability methods. Water heating systems: active and passive, Passive heating and cooling of buildings, Solar distillation, Solar drying

Text/Refrences

  • S. P. Sukhatme, Solar Energy - Principles of thermal collection and storage, second edition, Tata McGraw-Hil, New Delhi, 1996

  • J. A. Duffie and W. A. Beckman, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, second edition, John Wiley, New York, 1991

  • D. Y. Goswami, F. Kreith and J. F. Kreider, Principles of Solar Engineering, Taylor and Francis, Philadelphia, 2000

  • M. S. Sodha, N. K. Bansal, P. K. Bansal, A. Kumar and M. A. S. Malik, Solar Passive Building: science and design, Pergamon Press, New York, 1986

  • M. A. S. Malik, G. N. Tiwari, A. Kumar and M.S. Sodha, Solar Distillation. Pergamon Press, New York, 1982.

EN 632 Waste to Energy 3-0-0-6

Introduction to energy from waste: characterisation and classification of waste as fuel – agrobased, forest residues, industrial waste, Municipal solid waste. Waste to energy options: combustion (unprocessed and processed fuel), gasification, anaerobic digestion, fermentation, pyrolysis. Conversion devices: combustors (Spreader Stokes, Moving grate type, fluidized bed), gasifier, digesters. Briqueting technology: Production of RDF and briquetted fuel. Properties of fuels derived from waste to energy technology: Producer gas, Biogas, Ethanol and Briquettes, Comparison of properties with conventional fuels. Power generation using waste to energy technologies: Cl and Sl engines. IGCC and IPCC concepts. Landfills: Gas generation and collection in land fills, Introduction to transfer stations. Comparison with non-energy options like Vermiculture, Composting.

Text/Refrences

  • M.M. EL-Halwagi, Biogas Technology- Transfer and diffusion, Elsevier Applied science Publisher, New York, 1984.

  • D.O Hall and R.P. Overeed, Biomass – regenerable energy, John Willy and Sons Ltd. New York. 1987.

EN 642 Power Generation & System Planning 3-0-0-6

Overview of the Indian power sector, Thermodynamic analysis of Conventional Power Plants. Advanced Power Cycles, Kalina (Cheng) Cycle, IGCC, AFBC/PFBC

Steam Turbine - Superheater, reheater and partial condenser vacuum. Combined Feed heating and Reheating. Regenerative Heat Exchangers, Reheaters and Intercoolers in Gas Turbine power plants. Hydro power plants - turbine characteristics. Auxiliaries - Water Treatment Systems, Electrostatic Precipitator / Flue gas Desulphurisation, Coal crushing / Preparation - Ball mills / Pulverisers, ID/FD Fans, Chimney, Cooling Towers.

Power plant control systems- Review of control principles, Combustion control, pulveriser control, control of air flow, Furnace pressure and feed water, steam temperature control, Safety provisions / Interlocks

Analysis of System load curve -plant load factor, availability, Loss of load Probability calculations for a power system, Maintenance Scheduling Pricing of Power - Project cost components, Analysis of Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), Debt/Equity Ratio and effect on Return on Investment, Environmental Legislations/Government Policies Optimal Dispatch - Scheduling of Hydro-Thermal plants. Load Forecasting - Time series, Econometric, end use techniques. Least Cost Power Planning - Integration of DSM, Renewable into supply.

Text/Refrences

  • R.W.Haywood, Analysis of Engineering Cycles, 4th Edition, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1991.

  • D. Lindsay, Boiler Control Systems, Mcgraw Hill International, London, 1992.

  • H.G. Stoll, Least Cost Electrical Utility / Planning, John Wiley & Sons, 1989.

  • T.M. O' Donovan, Short Term Forecasting: An introduction to the Box Jenkins Approach, Wiley, Chichester, 1983.

  • A.B.Gill, Power Plant Performance, Butterworths, 1984.

  • Wood, A.J., Wollenberg, B.F., Power Generation, operation & control, John Wiley, New York, 1984.

EN 645 Process Integration 3-0-0-6

Process Integration, Targeting for energy, Area, unit and cost Heat exchanger network design and evolution, Heat exchanger design, Retrofit design, Mathematical optimization techniques, Process integration of different systems: fired heater, Cogeneration and utility system, Solar thermal, stand alone power system distillation column, evaporators, Resource management: Water management, Hydrogen management, Environmental management, Recent developments.

Text/Refrences

  • Linnhoff, B.D. W. Townsend, D. Boland, G. F. Hewitt, B. E. A. Thomas, A. R. Guy, and R. H. Marsland, User Guide on Process Integration for the Efficient Use of Energy. The Institution of Chemical Engineers, Rugby, UK, 1982.

  • Shenoy U. V., Heat Exchanger Network Synthesis: Processes Optimization by Energy and Resource Analysis, Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, 1995.

  • Douglas J. M., Conceptual Design of Chemical Processes, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1988.

EN 646 Energy and Climate 3-0-0-6

Energy and us: Energy terms; Current energy scenario (World, US, India); Fossil energy Vs renewable sources; Electricity; Future projections; Externalities of energy use.

Carbon Cycle: Natural systems � autotrophs, heterotrophs, energy flows, pre-industrial humanity; Photosynthesis- efficiency of natural ecosystems, forests and various crops; Respiration, combustion and other oxidation processes; Biomethanation

Climate Science Research: Climate history; Greenhouse gas effect; Anthropogenic climate change; Role of different gases; Global problem; Integrated assessment models; Impacts and adaptation; Uncertainties; Precautionary principle

Carbon Sequestration: Biological pathways; Physico-chemical methods; CO2 capture from large point sources; Pre-, post- and oxy-combustion technology; Transport, storage and monitoring; Feasibility, economics and public perceptions; Case studies

Climate Policy: Kyoto protocol; UNFCCC; IPCC; Geopolitics of GHG control; Carbon market - CDM and other emission trading mechanisms; Non-CO2 GHGs; Relevance for India

Text/Refrences

  • Energies: V Smil, MIT Press, Cambridge, 1999..

  • Global Warming: J Houghton, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1997

  • Various reports published by IPCC: http://www.ipcc.ch/, 1990 onwards

  • IPCC Special Report on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage: B Metz et al (Eds), Cambridge University Press, NY, 2005.

  • CDM Country Guide for INDIA: Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (Ed), Ministry of the Environment, Japan, 2005.

  • Global Environmental Issues:F Harris (Ed),John Wiley,Chichester, 2004.

  • �Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Integrating Technology, Monitoring, and Regulation� edited by E J Wilson and D Gerard, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa, USA, 2007

  • Energy and the environment: J A Fay and D S Golomb, Oxford University Press, New York, 2002.

  • Introduction to Engineering and the Environment: E S Rubin, McGraw Hill, New York, 2001

EN 645 Process Integration 3-0-0-6

Process Integration, Targeting for energy, Area, unit and cost Heat exchanger network design and evolution, Heat exchanger design, Retrofit design, Mathematical optimization techniques, Process integration of different systems: fired heater, Cogeneration and utility system, Solar thermal, stand alone power system distillation column, evaporators, Resource management: Water management, Hydrogen management, Environmental management, Recent developments.

Text/Refrences

  • Linnhoff, B.D. W. Townsend, D. Boland, G. F. Hewitt, B. E. A. Thomas, A. R. Guy, and R. H. Marsland, User Guide on Process Integration for the Efficient Use of Energy. The Institution of Chemical Engineers, Rugby, UK, 1982.

  • Shenoy U. V., Heat Exchanger Network Synthesis: Processes Optimization by Energy and Resource Analysis, Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, 1995.

  • Douglas J. M., Conceptual Design of Chemical Processes, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1988.

EN 628 Materials and devices for energy applications 3-0-0-6

Device fabrication technologies: diffusion, oxidation, photolithography, sputtering, physical vapor deposition, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), plasma enhanced CVD (PECVD), hot wire CVD (HWCVD), etc. Introduction to material characterization: Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Transmission electro microscopy (TEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman spectroscopy, Atomic force microscopy (AFM), Spectral response of solar cells, quantum efficiency analysis, dark conductivity, I-V characterization. Introduction to physics of semiconductor devices and basics of solar cells High efficiency solar cells, PERL Si solar cell, III-V high efficiency solar cells, GaAs solar cells, tandem and multi-junction solar cells, solar PV concentrator cells and systems, III-V, II-VI thin-film solar cells (GaAs, Cu(In,Ga)Se2, CdTe ) Nano-, micro- and poly-crystalline Si for solar cells, mono-micro silicon composite structure, crystalline silicon deposition techniques, material and solar cell characterization, advanced solar cell concepts and technologies (Porous Si layer transfer, Metal induced crystalization, etc.). Amorphous silicon thin-film (and/or flexible) technologies, multi-junction (tandem) solar cells, stacked solar cells. Conjugated polymers, organic/plastic/flexible solar cells, polymer composites for solar cells, device fabrication and characterization. Materials and devices for energy storage; Batteries, Carbon Nano-Tubes (CNT), fabrication of CNTs, CNTs for hydrogen storage, CNT-polymer composites, ultra-capacitors etc. Polymer membranes for fuel cells, PEM fuel cell, Acid/alkaline fuel cells.

Text/Refrences

  • Solar cells: Operating principles, technology and system applications, by Martin A. Green, Prentice-Hall Inc, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA, 1981.

  • Seminconductors for solar cells, H. J. Moller, Artech House Inc, MA, USA, 1993.
    Solid State electronic devices, Ben G. Streetman, , Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New delhi 1995.

  • Carbon nanotubes and related structures: New material for twenty-first century, P. J. F. Harris, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

  • Thin-film crystalline silicon solar cells: Physics and technology, R. Brendel, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2003.

  • Clean electricity from photovoltaics, M. D. Archer, R. Hill, Imperial college press, 2001.

  • Organic photovoltaics: Concepts and realization, C. Barbec, V. Dyakonov, J. Parisi, N. S. Saricifttci, Springer-Verlag 2003.

  • Fuel cell and their applications, K. Kordesch, G. Simader, VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 1996.

  • Battery technology handbook, edited by H.A. Kiehne, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1989