CSVTU BE VI Semester EEE Non Conventional Energy Sources Syllabus

CSVTU BE VI Semester EEE Non Conventional Energy Sources Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai (C.G.)

Semester: B.E. VI Sem. Branch: Electrical & Electronics Engg.

Subject: Non Conventional Energy Sources

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods:12

Total Marks in End Sem Exam: 80

Min no. of class to be conducted: Two

Unit: 1


Unit: 2

Solar Energy

Unit: 3

Wind Energy

Unit: 4

Tidal Energy:

Bio-Mass Energy –

Geo-Thermal Energy –

Unit: 5

MHD Power Generation –

Text Books: 1.


Reference: 1.

: Various non-conventional energy sources, Need, availability, classification, Relative merits

& demerits. Energy storage, distribution and conservation.

: Solar Cells; Theory of Solar Cells, Materials, Solar Cell Power Plants, merits / demerits.

Solar Thermal Energy : Solar energy collectors, Applications, storage, Solar Thermal Power Plants, merits /


: Basic Principles of Wind Energy conversion Site Selection criterion ,wind Data & Energy

Estimation, Types of Rotors, Characteristics, performance & limitations of energy conversion systems.

Basic Principles, Components of Tidal Plants, Operation methods & utilization,

Conversion Technology, Classification of Plants, Advantages & Disadvantages

Sources of Geo- Thermal energy, Thermal energy conversion- electrical / Non

electrical conversion. Advantage & Disadvantages.

Principle of working open cycle / close cycle system. Advantages &

Disadvantages Thermo Electric Power – Basic Principles, Thermo Electric Materials, Performance &


Thermionic Conversion – Principles of working.

Hydrogen Energy – Principles of conversion ,production of H



G.D. Rai – Non Conventional Energy Sources –(4


ed Khanna Pub.)

S.P. Sukhatme – Solar Energy – TMH.

Bansal, Kleemann & Meliss – Renewable Energy Sources & Conversion Technology –


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