NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus Alternative Source of Energy
ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF ENERGY
Non-conventional sources of energy, solar energy, basic sun-earth relationships, coordinates of the sun,
solar radiation measurement and prediction, solar thermal devices, photovoltaic power, fuel cells, wind
energy, hydrogen energy, other forms of energy, nuclear, biomass, ocean and geothermal energy.
1. Sukhatme S.P. and J.K.Nayak, Solar Energy – Principles of Thermal Collection and Storage, Tata McGraw
Hill, New Delhi, 2008.
2. Khan B.H., Non-Conventional Energy Resources, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2006.
3. J.A. Duffie and W.A. Beckman, Solar Energy – Thermal Processes, John Wiley, 2001.