Overview of Hydro Energy and Biomass
Learn about hydro energy, geothermal energy, tidal energy and energy obtained from biomass with this free online course.
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Overview of Hydro Energy and Biomass is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the hydrologic cycle as a renewable energy source. You will learn about the mechanism of hydro energy production and the important components of hydropower plants. You will also be introduced to the classification of hydropower and hydropower schemes. This course will give you an understanding of turbines as hydromechanical equipment, the specific speed for turbines and the selection of turbines.
This course then explains geothermal energy as a source of renewable energy along with the application routes of geothermal energy. You will learn about tides and waves as a source of renewable energy, wave energy production as well as tides and tidal energy production. This course will also teach you about biomass and waste as a source of energy, as well as the energy conversion routes of biomass and wastes.
Furthermore, you will get familiar with energy conservation for the optimization of energy usage. You will learn about the practice of energy conservation along with some important energy conservation areas. 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.Start Course Now
Hydro, Geothermal and Tidal Energy
Hydro, Geothermal and Tidal Energy - Learning Outcomes
Hydropower Components and Mechanisms
Principles of Hydro Turbines
Hydro, Geothermal and Tidal Energy - Lesson Summary
Biomass and Waste
Biomass and Waste - Learning Outcomes
Energy from Biomass and Waste - Biological Route
Energy from Biomass and Waste - Chemical Route
Energy from Biomass and Waste - Physical Route
Biomass and Waste - Lesson Summary
On successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Discuss the hydrologic cycle as a renewable energy source
- Explain the mechanism of hydro energy production
- Describe geothermal energy as a source of renewable energy
- Identify the application routes of geothermal energy
- Explain tides and waves as a source of renewable energy
- Explain biomass and waste as sources of energy
- Outline the factors that influence the transesterification process
- Discuss the production of biodiesel
- Discuss the practice of energy conservation
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