Energy Storage Materials

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Dr. Satyanarayan Dhal

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Course Name : Energy Storage Materials

Code(Credit) : CUTM 1399(3-1-0)

Course Objectives

  • This course will educate the students the concepts and operation of accessible energy storage systems, significance of energy storage in current scenario, reason and transfer of efficiency losses in different energy storage systems.
  • This course is to designed to help the students to provide adequate knowledge regarding nanomaterials in fuel cells, hydrogen Storage, thermoelectric materials (in nano scale), supercapacitors.
  • The students will also learn various types of batteries used in modern technology and the intercalation of nanomaterials inside them.

Learning Outcomes

  • The students will be able to know the usage of nano-materials in various battery applications (Li ion battery, K ion battery, Na ion battery)
  • The students will be able to know the utilization of next generation super-capacitors and its applications.
  • The students will be able to understand the use of nanomaterials in fuel cells, various hydrogen storage systems, and thermoelectric materials.

Course Syllabus

Module 1:

Nanotechnology in energy research, Fossil fuels, Nanotechnology in fuel production, Renewable energy sources; Advantages of renewable energy sources.

Module 2:

Thermoelectric materials (bulk), Thermoelectric materials (in nanoscale), Thermoelectric nanocomposites, Applications of thermoelectric nano materials

Module 3:

Supercapacitors, Types of supercapacitors, Design of supercapacitors, Carbon based materials for supercapacitors, Necessary parameters for supercapacitors, Applications.

Practice 1: To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a supercapacitor through experimental testing of a remote triggered ultracapacitor battery supercapacitor

Module 4:

Fuel Cells: Low temperature fuel cells; High temperature fuel cells; Catalysts for fuel cells and electrolytes;  Solid oxide fuel cells; Applications

Module 5:

Semiconductor based Hydrogen production; Selection of nanomaterials for energy harvesting and storage applications; Other significant materials for Hydrogen storage; Thermal energy storage systems

Module 6:

Batteries : Lithium ion battery; Nanomaterials in Li ion battery; Nanomaterials in K ion battery

Practice 2: To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Lithium- ion (Li- ion) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Li- ion Battery

Practice 3: To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Lithium- Polymer (Li- Po) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Li- Po Battery.

Module 7:

Aluminium ion battery; Graphene battery; Sodium ion battery

Practice 4: To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Lead Acid battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Lead Acid Battery

Practice 5: To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered NiMH Battery

Practice 6 :To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Ni-Cad battery.

 

Reference Books:

  1. Robert A. Huggins; Energy Storage, Fundamentals, Materials and Applications
  2. Kunihito Koumoto , Takao Mori ; Thermoelectric Nanomaterials
  3. Electrochemical Supercapacitors for Energy storage and delivery; Aiping Yu, Victor Chabot, and Jiujun Zhang

Session 4

Renewable energy Sources; Advantages of renewable energy sources :

Renewable energy 101

Renewable energy

Top 10 energy sources of the future

Session 5

Thermoelectric materials (bulk) :

Thermoelectric materials

Thermoelectric materials

PDF

Session 7

Thermoelectric nanocomposites :

MIT Library

Review

Session 10

Types of supercapacitors :

Types of supercapacitors

Supercapacitors

PPT

Session 11

Design of supercapacitors :

Design of supercapacitors

Step by step guide

PPT

Session 12

Session 13

Necessary parameters for super capacitors :

About super capacitors parameters determination

Session 14

Practice 1 (2 hours) : To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a supercapacitor through experimental testing of a remote triggered ultracapacitor battery supercapacitor

Session 16

Session 17

Session 18

Session 19

Catalysts for fuel cells and electrolytes :

Electrode catalyst for FCV

Best catalyst for fuel cells

Session 21

Applications :

Applications

Applications-2

Session 23

Selection of nanomaterials for energy harvesting and storage applications :

Nanomaterials for Hydrogen storage-PDF

Nanomaterials for Hydrogen storage applications: A Review

Session 24

Significant materials for Hydrogen Storage Applications :

New Materials for Hydrogen Storage

Hydrogen storage through hydrides

MIT-PPT

Session 27

Practice 2 (2 hours) : To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Lithium- ion (Li- ion) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Li- ion Battery

Session 28

Session 33

Practice 3 (2 hours) : To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Lead Acid battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Lead Acid Battery.

- VLab

Session 34

Practice 4 (2 hours) : To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered NiMH Battery

- VLab

Session 35

Practice 5 (2 hours) : To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Lithium- Polymer(Li- Po) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Li- Po Battery.

- VLab

Session 36

Practice 6 (2 hours) : To learn the specific charge/discharge characteristics of a Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) battery through experimental testing of a remote triggered Ni-Cad battery.

- VLab

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