Selection of Nanomaterials for Energy Harvesting and Storage: The Complete Guide

  • Course level: Beginner


Selection of Nanomaterials for Energy Harvesting (EH) and Storage.

The selection of nanomaterials for (EH) and storage applications is an interdisciplinary course which deals with the selection of nanomaterials and key challenges to increase the performance of the (EH) and storage devices/techniques. In this course, we will be reaching different (EH) and storage techniques and the parameters that are to be considered in selecting the nanomaterials for the same.


INTENDED AUDIENCE: UG & PG students of Metallurgy, Nano Science & Nanotechnology, Chemical Engg, Chemistry, Electronics, Electrical, Physics, and Material Science, etc. R&D personals in industries


What Will I Learn?

  • Week 1: Introduction, Criteria for choosing the nanomaterials for energy harvesting and storage applications, Brief discussion about all types of energy harvesting and storage systems, Solar energy, Nanomaterials used for solar energy, Types of solar energy, Solar thermal and heat transfer fluids with example.
  • Week 2: Hydrogen energy: Introduction, Nanomaterials used for hydrogen energy generation, Methods to produce hydrogen energy, Hydrogen production from fossil fuels and biomass, thermo-chemical process, electrolysis, solar and biological, Key Challenges for hydrogen energy generation.
  • Week 3: Nanogenerators: Introduction, Types of Nanogenerators: Piezoelectric, Thermoelectric, Pyro-electric, Electromagnetic, and Triboelectric, Key challenges for choosing nanomaterials for nanogenerators, Other conventional energy generation techniques: Wind energy, Tidal, Thermal, hydropower generation, Nuclear, and geothermal energy production.
  • Week 4: Energy storage, Nanomaterials used for energy storage, key challenges for energy storage, Solution of key challenges, Type of energy storages: Electrochemical (Batteries), Supercapacitor, Hydrogen storage, Thermal energy storage.

Topics for this course

19 Lessons

Selection of Nanomaterials for Energy Harvesting and Storage

Solar Energy Harvesting00:00:00
Perovskite Solar Cells00:00:00
Solar Thermal Energy00:00:00
Heat Transfer Fluids00:00:00
Hydrogen Energy: Introduction & Hydrogen Production from Fossil Fuels and Biomass30:37
Hydrogen Production from Thermochemical Process27:21
Hydrogen Production from Electrolysis00:00:00
Photo-electrochemical Production of Hydrogen Using Solar Energy00:00:00
Hydrogen Production from Biological Process00:00:00
Nanogenerators: Introduction & Piezoelectric Nanogenerators00:00:00
Triboelectric Nanogenerators00:00:00
Pyroelectric Nanogenerators00:00:00
Thermoelectric Nanogenerators & Electromagnetic generators00:00:00
Other Energy Resources00:00:00
Energy Storage00:00:00
Electrochemical Energy Storage (Batteries)00:00:00
Hydrogen Storage00:00:00
Energy Harvesting and Storage

Enrolment validity: Lifetime