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Prof. Mainak Das
IIT Kanpur

 

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This course aims to provide an overview of the basic process, by which solar energy is collected and converted to biomass, which is essentially, what we call bioenergy. During the discourse, emphasis will be given on different strategies to convert biomass to biofuels, the review of the available technologies and how these could meet the growing demand for energy in the future.

Week

Topics

1

Introduction to bioenergy

2

Basics of biomass technology & biomass resources

3

Biofuels I

4

Biofuels II

5

Biofuels III

6

Bio-power I

7

Bio-power II

8

Bioenergy distribution & end use for a sustainable future
 
Has cleared 10+2 with science
1. Introduction to Bioenergy (Energy and the Environment) by Vaughn C. Nelson (Author), Kenneth L. Starcher (Author)
2. Bioenergy: Biomass to Biofuels by by Anju Dahiya
3. Bioenergy: Principles and Applications by Yebo Li and Samir Kumar Khanal
4. Bioenergy by Judy D. Wall and Caroline S. Harwood
5. Bioenergy: Sustainable Perspectives by Ted Weyland
6. Additional references will be supplied during the course work


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