Under Graduate Courses


IAH-01   Small Hydro Power Development

General : Necessity and Importance of harnessing small hydro power, potential assessment, national policies, laws and related economics & financial viability; Civil : Site selection, environmental aspect, run-of-the-river and storage schemes; diversion structures, power channels, desilting arrangements, forebay tank and balancing reservoir, penstock and power house; Mechanical : Type of turbines and their selection, gates and valves, governing system (mechanical & electrical); Electrical : Types of generators - synchronous and induction, transformers, protection & control, transmission and distribution system.

IAH-02 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; Small Hydro: Basic components of small and mini hydro energy system; Biomass : Biomass conversion process : Thermal and biological, thermal and electricity generation, application of bio-fuels; Solar Energy: Solar insolation; solar collectors; solar energy conversion processes : Thermal & photovoltaic; wind energy ; Types of wind mills, their basic characteristics and applications; Ocean and Geothermal energies, New technologies, Integrated renewable energy system.