The course deals with the production of energy from different fossil fuels through cleanerroutes as well as from renewable resources. It is intended to help the young scientific professionals to keep their knowledge upgraded with the current thoughts and newer technology options along with their advances in the field of the utilization of different types of energy resources for cleaner energy production.
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Dr. Prasenjit Mondal, is presently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. He joined the institute in 2009 as Assistant Professor. He has also worked as Process Engineer in industry for two years and as scientist in Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, India for three years before joining IIT Roorkee. His area of research is Energy and Environmental Engineering (Water /wastewater treatment through adsorption, electrocoagulation and biological processes including phytoremediation, microbial fuel cells, oil from algae, energy from coal, biomass and wastes, life cycle assessment). He has handled number of R&D projects sponsored by Industry, Govt. of India and International Agencies. Presently he is engaged with two international projects under Australia India Strategic Research Fund and Indo-France Water Network Scheme. He has published one book and more than 100 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is the recipient of NTSE scholarship, MHRD fellowship, Govt. of India and S.J. Jindal Trust’s scholarship, 3 year membership award of American Chemical Society. He is holding the position of Chairman Community Dairy, IIT Roorkee. He is a reviewer for several international journals including Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. He is a life member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and the treasurer of Biological Engineering Society, India.
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CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE
Assignment score = Score more than 50% in at least 6/8 assignments.
Exam score = 50% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
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EXAM FEE: The remote proctoring exam is optional for a fee of Rs.1500 + GST. An additional fee of Rs.1500 will apply for a non-standard time slot.
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Week 1: Introduction, characterization of coal and conventional routes for energy production from coal
Week 2: Cleaner routes for energy production form coal
Week 3: Characterization of crude oil and conventional routes for crude oil utilization
Week 4: Cleaner routes for energy production form petroleum crude
Week 5: Cleaner energy production from gaseous fuels
Week 6: Solar and wind energy production
Week 7: Production of hydro and geothermal energy
Week 8: Energy production from biomass and wastes and energy conservation
Books and References
Miller Bruce G., Coal Energy Systems, Elsevier Academic Press, Paris 2005
Twidel, J. and Tony W., Renewable Energy Resources, Second Edition, Taylor & Francis 2006
Kreith F., Goswami D.Y., Energy Management and Conservation, CRC Press 2008
Sukhatme S., J Nayak J., Solar Energy: Principles of thermal Collection and Storage, 3 rd Ed., Tata McGrow-Hill Pulishing Company Ltd. 2008
Mondal P and Dalai A., Sustainable utilization of natural resources, CRC Press 2017