IIT Kharagpur Syllabus for crop production technology Non-conventional Energy Sources


IIT Kharagpur crop production technology Syllabus Non-conventional Energy Sources


Non-conventional Energy Sources

3 – 0 – 0 : 3 Credits Prerequsites: None

Solar Energy: Solar system. Design of solar energy operated systems for

application in agriculture. Photovoltaic devices.

Wind Energy: Horizontal and vertical axis wind rotors. Wind regime analysis.

Design and evaluation of wind mills.

Energy from Biomass: Recycling of agricultural waste. Microbiological

conversion of plant materials to fuels. Bio-chemistry of anaerobic

fermentation. Design of biogas systems for heating, lighting and running IC


Cost Economics: Economics of use of various alternative sources of energy in


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