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. Intended Audience Bioengineers, Chemical engineers, Energy studies, Agriculturist, Policy makers Pre-requisites Has cleared 10+2 with science Industries that will recognize this course Green energy industries, Agro-waste processing industries, Renewable energy materials industry, Bio-fuel and fossil fuel companies.
Week 1: Introduction to bioenergy Week 2: Basics of biomass technology & biomass resources Week 3: Biofuels I Week 4: Biofuels II Week 5: Biofuels III Week 6: Bio-power I Week 7: Bio-power II Week 8: Bioenergy distribution & end use for a sustainable future
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
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