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Natural Gas and Solar Energy

Learn about solar energy, wind power systems and the production of energy from natural gas with this free online course.

Environmental Studies
Free Course
This free natural gas and solar energy course gives you some great insights into gaseous fuels along with the properties and routes for energy production. You will also be introduced to the production of hydrogen and syngas from natural gas. You will learn about the concept of the sun as a source of energy, the applications of solar energy and the future of wind energy. Start this course today and enhance your knowledge of energy production.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Natural Gas and Solar Energy is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the importance of gaseous fuels, their basic properties and the routes for energy production. You will learn about naturally available gaseous fuels and the application of gaseous fuels in combustion for heat and electricity production. You will also be introduced to the production of liquid fuel from syngas as well as some important routes for liquid fuel production from syngas. You will also be familiar with the major features of liquid fuel conversion.

This course then explains the concept of hydrogen as a green fuel, hydrogen production routes along with natural gas as a feedstock for hydrogen. You will learn about the routes for hydrogen production from natural gas. You will gain an understanding of the sun as a source of energy, some facts about solar insolation as well as solar radiation and spectrum. This course will also teach you about techniques for solar energy conversion to a usable form.

Furthermore, you will get familiar with the wind as a source of energy, the wind energy system as well as the types of wind machines. You will learn about the production of energy from wind as well as wind energy computation. This course will introduce you to the role of wind energy in India. This free online course will be of great interest to students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in clean and renewable energy production. So, register for this course and start your next learning journey today.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:


  • Outline the basic properties of gaseous fuels
  • Discuss the application of gaseous fuels in combustion for heat and electricity production
  • Explain the processes by which natural gas can be converted to syngas
  • Identify the types of reformers and reforming reactors
  • Outline some important routes for liquid fuel production from syngas
  • Explain the sun as a source of energy
  • Discuss the applications of solar energy
  • Outline the techniques for the conversion of solar energy into usable forms
  • Analyze wind as a source of energy
  • Outline the role of wind energy in India

Certification

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