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AH-542: Energy Conservation and Management

 

Credits : 4

Contact Hours : Lecture : 3  Tutorial : 1  Practical : 0

Definition, organization of an energy conservation programme, definition of energy conservation, energy management, energy conservation opportunities, general principles, types, procedures and instruments for energy auditing; Assessments of technical merits of energy conservation methods and techniques in specific applications, energy saving methods, energy strategy, industrial energy applications; Methods of cost estimation for potential savings of fuel and electricity; Supply and demand side management of energy in residential, commercial, transport and industrial sectors, electricity utilities; Energy conservation in steam boilers, engines; principles, types and applications of different heat recovery systems; Energy conservation in electrical motors, transformers and conductors; Energy conservation in illumination in building shells; Material conservation and recycling, buildings heat losses, effect of fabrics, solar gains, ventilation, cooling, thermal storage and heat pumps; Topping and bottoming cogeneration cycles, total energy systems;
 

Suggested Books :

i.    Paul, O’Callaghan, “Energy Management”, McGraw-Hill Book Company
ii.   Charles, M. G., “Industrial Energy Conservation”, John Wiley and Sons.
iii.  Bhatia, R., “Energy Demand Analysis, Management and Conservation”, Wiley Eastern Publication.
iv.  Paul, K.A., “Wetland Ecology Principles and Conservation”, Cambridge University Press
v.  “Energy Conservation Act”, Ministry of Power.