Curriculum for Renewable Energy

CONTENTS

 

1.

THE REPROT

2(a)

INAUGURAL ADDRESS

2(b)

VALEDICTORY ADDRESS

3.

BACKGROUND MATERIAL

3.1

Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Systems

3.2

Applications on Renewable Energy

3.3

Meteorology and Mathematical Modelling

3.4

Economic Analysis of Energy Systems and Projects

3.5

Renewable Energy Laboratory Course

4.

COUNTRY PAPERS

4.1

Renewable Energy Activities and Curricula in Bangladesh -

Dr A Haque

4.2

Current Status of Renewable Energy Education in India –

Dr D P Kothari

4.3

Status of New and Renewable Energy Sources in Nepal –

Prof J N Shrestha & Dr C B Joshi

4.4

Curriculum for Renewable Energy, Country Background Sri Lanka -

Mr M Victor Mendis

5

SPECIAL LECTURES

5.1

A Global Overview of the Current Status of Solar Energy Technology and Utilisation – Prof W W S Charters, Australia

5.2

Integration of Energy Technology Teaching into Undergraduate and Postgraduate Engineering Courses –

Prof W W S Charters, Australia

5.3

Hydropower, Wave and Tidal – Dr L J Duckers, UK

5.4

Wave Energy: Crests and Troughs - Dr L J Duckers, UK

5.5

Curriculum in Solar Energy - Prof S S Mathur, India

5.6

Renewable Energy System Biomass - Dr Ajith de Alwis, Sri Lanka

5.7

Electrochemical Energy Conversation and Storage: Storage Batteries and Fuel Cells – Dr A K Shukla, India

5.8

Economic Analysis – Dr Udesh Kohli, India

6.

SELECTED PAPERS

6.1

Modern Chariots of Fire; Solar Electric Cars –

Dr Bill Charters & Mr Ian Cochrane

6.2

Solar Energy Studies at Dept of Mech Engg, BUET –

Md Abdur Razzaq Akhanda

6.3

Mathematical Modelling of Solar Cells and Box Cookers –

Dr A Balasubramanian

6.4

What’s Wrong with Solar Electricity? –

Prof J N Shrestha & Dr D K Sharma

6.5

Solar Energy Engineering Course, 1994 – International Development Technologies Centre

6.6

Proposed Solar Thermal Experiments

6.7

The Solar Challenge: Promoting Effective Education and Training –

Prof W W S Charters

6.8

Wind Energy Research and Education at BUET –

Dr A K M Sadrul Islam

6.9

Probabilistic Model of a Wind Turbine Generator for Use in Generation Expansion Analysis – Dr Q Ahsan & Dr Aminul Hoque

6.10

Wind and solar Generating Units: Potential Candidates for a Generation Mix of an Isolated Area – Dr Aminul Hoque & Dr Q Ahsan

6.11

Bangladesh Energy Scenario and the Prospect for Renewable Energy –

Prof Muhammad Ibrahim

6.12

Master of Technology Programme in the Interdisciplinary Area of Energy Systems Engineering - Prof G K Sharma

6.13

Proposal for the Introduction of PG Course in Energy Technology at Energy Research Centre, Punjab University, Chandigarh

6.14

Curriculum in Renewable Energy Sources – Prof J D Sharma, Roorkee

6.15

Syllabus of Elective Course on Rural Technology –

Thapathali Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

6.16

MSc/PgD course in Environmental Monitoring and Assessment –

Coventry University, UK

6.17

Renewable Energy: A Resource Pack for Tertiary Education –

The Open University, UK

6.18

UN University Sponsored Training Programme on Renewable Energy Systems, at Centre for Energy Studies, IIT Delhi

7.

OUTPUT OF THE WORKSHOP

7.1

Recommendations

7.2

Syllabus of Renewable Energy at Undergraduate Level

ANNEXURES

I

Detailed Programme

II

Action Plan for Follow-up

III List of Participants

TWO INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS WERE ORGANISED BY THE INSTITUTE FOR GTZ INVOLVING PARTICIPATION OF DELEGATES FROM INDIA, NEPAL, BANGLADESH AND SRI LANKAAND THREE RESOURCE PERSONS FROM UK. GERMANY AND AUSTRALIA.