ENG (SERC): 3-4774: Bio-Energy: The Plants work & Let us Reap

Week

Course Details

Module I: Introduction to Bioenergy production

Week 1Guest Talk : Dr. S. Devotta, Former Director, NEERI, Nagpur "Ozone Layer Depletion and Global Warming"
Week 2Importance of Biomass Pre-treatment technologies

Module II: Biochemical processes

Week 3Feedstocks availability, characterization and attributes for biofuel/bioenergy production
Week 4Feedstocks availability, characterization and attributes for biofuel/bioenergy production
Week 5Biofuel - ethanol
Week 6Biofuel - ethanol
Week 7Fermentation
Week 8Field visit (winery)
Week 9Field visit (MEPZ biodegradable waste to power converstion facility)
Week 10Biofuel - ethanol
Evaluation - I

Module III: Thermochemical Processes

Week 11Gasification/ pyrolysis
Week 12Gasification/ pyrolysis
Week 13gasifiers and types
Week 14Biomass Gasification, application of Producer gas for power generation and hydrogen production
Evaluation - II

Module IV: Waste to power

Week 15Field visit (NCL/ IICT)
Week 16Biodegradable Waste to power
Week 17Biodegradable Waste to power
Week 18Field visit (biogas facility visit)
Week 19Field visit (gasification facility visit)
Final Evaluation

Textbooks

Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis, 1st Edition

Practical Design and Theory
Print Book
Author : P  Basu
Release Date: 09 Jun 2010
Imprint: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123749888
Pages: 376
http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123749888

Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels, and Chemicals, 1st Edition

Print Book
Author : D  Klass
Release Date: 25 Jun 1998
Imprint: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124109506
Pages: 651
http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780124109506

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