Course Code: EST 351

Course Title : Renewable resources of energy

Weekly Class and Application Hours: 3-0

Short Course Description: Renewable energy and sustainability. Τhe advantages of renewable energy. Solar energy. Solar water heaters. Passivesolar design for buildings. Energy conservation in buildings. Systems for conversion of solar energy to electricity. Photovoltaic systems. Energy fromocean and sea. Wind energy and systems. Hydroelectric energy and systems. Geothermal energy. Biomass and bio-diesel. Green fuels.

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Renewable Energy Resources By: John TwidellAnthony D. Weir.

  2. Renewable Energy  (Fourth Edition)Physics, Engineering, Environmental Impacts, Economics & Planning , Author(s):Bent Sorensen

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory