Under Graduate Courses - Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Under Graduate Courses


IAH-301   Small Hydro Power Development

General: Necessity and Importance of harnessing Small Hydro Power; National Policies, Laws and Clearances; Small Hydro Power scenario and type of schemes.

Civil: Site selection and investigations; Environmental aspect; Flow duration, Water power studies; Cost estimation, Economic and financial aspects.

Diversion structures & power channels; Desilting arrangements, Forebay tank and balancing reservoir, Penstock and power house building.

Mechanical: Type of turbines and their selection; Gates and Valves; Governing system (Mechanical & Electrical).

Load forecasting.

Electrical : Types of Generators - Synchronous and Induction; Protection & Controls, Power Evacuation System.

IAH-302 Renewable Energy Sources Development Technology

General: Energy sources & demand in different sectors, Conventional & Non-conventional energy sources; Importance of new and renewable energy sources in the present energy scenario and type of resources.

Small Hydro: Small Hydro Power potential and classification of SHP projects; Basic components of Civil Works; Selection of Electro-Mechanical Equipment.

Biomass:Estimation of Biomass resources, Biomass Technologies for thermal and biological conversion; Biomass based Electricity Generation and application of bio-fuels.

Solar Energy: Solar Energy estimation and different routes of solar energy applications; Technologies for solar thermal power generation; Photovoltaic power generation system.

Wind Energy:Estimation of wind energy potential and site selection; Types of wind mills, their basic characteristics and applications; Recent Technologies of wind energy conversion system (WECS), wind farms.

Ocean energy-potential, method of harnessing; Geothermal Energy; New technologies for renewable energy; Integrated renewable energy systems.


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