Course No Course Name Credit Hourse Prerequisite
0906201 WORKSHOP AND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY 3
Current requirements regulations processes and practices of basic safety which include applicable regulations hazard identification and assessments specialized work procedures typical field equipment and their inspections accident and incident reporting recording and investigation requirements contractor safety evaluations and approval criteria
0906210 ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND POWER SYSTEMS 3 0905111
Magnetic circuits singlephase and threephase transformers Principles analysis performance characteristics and testing electromechanical energy conversion principles and classification of DC generators DC motors analysis performance characteristics starting testing and speed control synchronous motors analysis performance characteristics applications starting and testing threephase induction motors analysis performance characteristics testing starting and speed control singlephase induction motors Power transmission systems operational and control Insulators cables fault calculation and power flow studies
0906211 ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND POWER SYSTEMS LAB 1 0906210
Transformer magnetic circuits Testing of single and 3phase transformers DC generators Speed control of DC motors Testing and operational characteristics of alternators Testing and operational characteristics of synchronous motors Testing and operational characteristics of induction motors Testing of cables and insulators
0906213 ELECTRICAL CIRCUIT LAB 3 0905111
Resistive circuits Potentiometers Superposition Thevenins theorem and maximum power transfer RLC current and voltage characteristics Frequency response of RL RC and RLC circuits Series and parallel resonant circuits Amplifiers
0906220 ENGINEERING MECHANICS 3 0120131
Force systems resultant moment of a force equivalent force couple system Particle and rigid body equilibrium in one plane Trusses and Frames Beams shear force and bending moment diagrams Center of gravity and centroid Area moment of inertia Planar kinematics and kinetics Newtons second Law and work energy method of particles and rigid bodies in rectilinear and curvilinear motion normal and tangential coordinate
0906223 FLUID MECHANICS 3 0906220
Introduction to basic principles of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics thermodynamics concepts and definitions Properties of pure substances First law of thermodynamics System and control volume analysis Fluid properties Fluid statics Pressure and its measurements Pressure forces on plane buoyancy floatation Fluids in motion Flow kinematics and visualization Basic control volume approach Pressure variation in flowing fluids Eulers and Bernoullis equations Applications of Bernoulli equation Boundary layer theory
0906225 THERMODYNAMICS 3 0120131
Introduction to basic principles of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics thermodynamics concepts and definitions Properties of pure substances First law of thermodynamics System and control volume analysis Fluid properties Fluid statics Pressure and its measurements Pressure forces on plane buoyancy floatation Fluids in motion Flow kinematics and visualization Basic control volume approach Pressure variation in flowing fluids Eulers and Bernoullis equations Applications of Bernoulli equation Boundary layer theory
0906230 CONVENTIONAL ENERGY RESOURCES 3 0120131
Types of most common conventional fuels coal natural gas oil shale and petroleum products gasification processes Current proven reserves of fossil fuels Economy of fossil fuels Environmental impacts of fossil fuels
0906301 Industrial Training 6
The student has to spend at least 8 weeks of alternative renewable energy training at recognized companies and establishments during the summer semester
0906302 SIMULATION AND MODELING LAB 3 0909101
The students will be expected to learn and use typical software such as PSCAD ETAP and Energy plus
0906403 GIS AND CAD FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY 3 0911102
Drawing power equipment and use of instruments Developments and intersections Dimensioning and geometrical tolerances Conventional practice and sectional views for assembled drawing Introduction to solid modeling using CAD Symbols and Schematics drawing of power plants Welding symbols
0906314 INSTRUMENTATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS 3 0906223
Application of electrical and mechanical sensors data acquisition and logic controllers as applied to energy systems Determination of physical parameters necessary for control and datalogging Methods of calibration and correction
0906316 ELECTRONICS CIRCUITS 3 0905111
This course illustrates the topics Basic elements applications and classification of Power Electronics systems the Power semiconductor devices classification characteristics and switching characteristics Basic drive circuits of PSD Line commutated converters Singlephase half wave rectifiers Singlephase full wave Rectifiers configuration 3phase half wave and full wave rectifiers Singlephase and 3phase semiconverters Inversion mode of operation Performance characteristics of line commutated rectifiers Introduction to AC switching controllers Introduction to DCtoDC converters Introduction to DCtoAC converters
0906317 ELECTRONICS CIRCUITS LAB 3 0906316
Diode circuits DC AC characteristics of BJT FET amplifiers Single multistage amplifiers their frequency response Operational amplifiers
0906323 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS 3 0906220
Axial loading Material properties obtained from tensile tests Stresses and strains due to axial loading Thermal Stresses Elementary theory of torsion Solid and hollow shafts Thinwalled tubes Rectangular crosssection Stresses in beams due to bending shear and combined forces Composite beams Analysis of plane stress Mohrs Circle Combined stresses Thinwalled pressure vessels
0906325 HEAT TRANSFER 2 0906225
Introduction to modes of heat transfer onedimensional steady state conduction unsteady state conduction lumped heat capacity system introduction to convection flow and thermal boundary layers Introduction to Radiation Convection in internal and external flows empirical relations for forced convection heat transfer natural convection systems condensation and boiling introduction to thermal radiation
0906336 ENERGY CONVERSION 3 0906230
Technical aspects of nuclear and renewable energy Conversion systems utilizing solar wind and others It emphasizes basic generation and power conversion technologies of renewable energy generation systems Topics include different available sources of sustainable energy and power their applications their limitations energy conversion integration circuits and storage for renewable technologies
0906334 COMBUSTION LAB 1 0906335
Evaluation of different fuel properties performance of boilers performance of internal combustion engines Pollutants measurements
0906335 COMBUSTION PROCESSES 3 0906225
Overview on combustion process principle Influence of fuel parameters and process conditions on course of combustion Quality combustion process evaluation Complete and incomplete combustion Influence of excess air on combustion efficiency and harmful pollutants production Law of chemical equilibrium combustion reactions kinetics thermal processes in furnace Efficiency of combustion process and combustion equipment
0906344 SOLAR THERMAL ENERGY WORKSHOP 3 0906325
Introduction to solar thermal energy systems for residential commercial and industrial applications Solar radiation topics in heat transfer flat plate and concentrating collectors applications including water heating space heating cooling industrial process heat water desalination solar thermal power systems
0906345 SOLAR ELECTRIC PV ENERGY WORKSHOP 3 0905111
Inspection and maintenance of PV Systems Safety considerations during installation and exploitation of PV systems PV systems standard PV systems PV concentrators innovative systems PV Thermal collectors Use of remote area for small and large plants Applications in stations buildings transport rural electrification solar roadways and Photovoltaic thermal hybrid solar collector
0906346 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY 1 3 0906230
This course introduces the topics overview of solar radiation calculation of incident power on stationary and suntracking solar thermal collectors and an overview of solar thermal technologies The characteristics of sunlight Semiconductor and PN junctions The behavior of solar cells Cell properties and design PV cell interconnection and module fabrication Standalone photovoltaic system components Designing standalone photovoltaic systems Introduction to wind energy and Geothermal Systems Geothermal Exploration Techniques and Oil shall
0906455 HYBRID SYSTEMS 3 0906345
The course discusses the use of solar thermal and photovoltaic hydroelectric wind geothermal ocean thermal wave tidal and geothermal energy as well as energy from biomass The use of fuelcell and heat pump systems is dealt with Issues relevant to energy efficiency and energy storage are discussed
0906401 Graduation project I 3
A supervised project in groups of normally two students aimed at providing practical experience in some aspect of alternative renewable energy Students are expected to complete a literature survey project specification critical analysis and to acquire the necessary material needed for their intended end product
0906402 Graduation project II 3 0906401
This is a continuity of the Graduation project I consequently the students are expected to successfully accomplish the final year project in the specified field of project I
0906430 POWER PLANTS 2 0906225
Generation of electric power using fossil nuclear and renewable including solar geothermal wind hydroelectric biomass and ocean Power plant thermal cycle analysis Cogeneration and combined cycles Economics operations and design of electric power stations Conventional power plants nuclear plant different solar power plants hydroelectric plants and wind plants
0906433 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 2 0906335
Primary and secondary pollution air and water pollution depletion of ozone layer global warming methods of environmental impact assessment Prototype carbon funds carbon credits and trading benefits to developing countries
0906434 ENERGY MANAGEMENTS AND LAWS 2 0906346
Short and long term planning Restructuring and Privatization Models of electricity industry Problems of contracts markets and transmission pricing Costing techniques Financial appraisal and profitability Cost optimization
0906448 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY 2 3 0906346
Basic characteristics of wind Site characterization Statistical methods of wind analysis wind resources assessment Fundamental principles of wind turbines horizontal axis HAWT and vertical axis VAWT Aerodynamics mechanical and electrical design aspects of HAWT and VAWT Performance analysis of wind turbines Wind machine technologies
Chemistry Biochemistry of biomass Biodiesel BioMethane BioEthanol BioHydrogen BioEnergy Systems Introduction to Hydrogen and Nuclear Energy
0906449 BIOENERGY AND WASTE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP 2 0906230
Chemistry Biochemistry of biomass Biodiesel BioMethane BioEthanol Bio Hydrogen BioEnergy Systems Direct Biomass Combustion Cofiring Technologies Gasification pyrolysis Technologies Analysis and evaluation of the Biotechnologies and policies and future of Biofuels and BioEnergy
0906454 WIND ENERGY WORKSHOP 3 0906448
Introduces the students to wind turbine systems including wind energy potential and application to power generation Topics include wind energy principles wind site assessment wind turbine components power generation machinery control systems connection to the electric grid and maintenance
0906446 FUEL CELLS 3 0906336
Introduction to fuel cell technologies Fuel cell components and systems field flow plates electrolytes electrode materials electrode catalysts onboard reformers Portable devices utilityscale power production transportation systems Fuel types and fuel storage
0906456 APPLICATIONS IN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY 3 0906448
Based on the current world market trends in green energy this course offers different course combinations on a wide variety of technologies These combinations will provide you with the fundamental knowledge on renewable energy to carry out your professional activities
0906452 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY 3 0120131
Vary with nature of topic Topics of special interest to undergraduates May be repeated for maximum 6 credits if topics are substantially different which is subjected to departmental approval

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