New Energy Sources

Course Description

Renewable energy sources. Wind energy, power and energy from wind turbines-electricity generation. Wind energy potential. Solar radiation, Solar energy. Solar thermal energy conversion and application. Photovoltaic (PV) generation. Silicon solar cells. Innovative PV technologies. Storage of electrical energy. Bioconversion of Solar energy. Geothermal energy. Hydrogen economy, fuel cell. Economic analysis of renewable energy sources. Nuclear fission. Advanced fission reactors. Generation IV. Nuclear fusion. Magnetic confinement and laser fusion. Fusion-fission hybrids. Accelerator production of fissile nuclides. Environmental effects of new energy sources.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme

Literature

Vladimir Knapp (1993.), Novi izvori energije, Nuklearna energija fisije i fuzije, Školska knjiga, Zagreb
James F. Manwell, Jon G. McGowan, Anthony L. Rogers (2010.), Wind Energy Explained, John Wiley & Sons
G. Boyle (Ed.) (2004.), Renewable Energy, Oxford University Press, Oxford
Shripad T. Revankar (2012.), Advances in Nuclear Fuel, BoD – Books on Demand
Petar Kulišić, Jadranka Vuletin, Ivan Zulim (1994.), Sunčane ćelije, Školska knjiga, Zagreb

For students

General

ID 154861
  Winter semester
6 ECTS
L0 English Level