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ES 608/AE 608 RENEWABLE ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS                                                                                 (2L+1P) III

Objective
Engineering concepts on renewable energy conversions and uses.

Theory

UNIT I
Energy cycle of the earth, Energy flow and storage, Renewable energy sources,

UNIT II
Thermodynamics of energy conversion, Conversion systems of solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, hydraulic energy etc.

UNIT III
Concepts of hybrid and integrated energy conversion systems,

UNIT IV
Applications and economics of different renewable energy systems in agriculture.

Practicals
Experiments on concepts and processes mentioned in theory.

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