CS8078-GREEN COMPUTING Syllabus 2017 Regulation


CS8078-GREEN COMPUTING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

GREEN COMPUTING Syllabus 2017 Regulation,CS8078-GREEN COMPUTING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

CS8078                                       GREEN COMPUTING                                      L T P C                                                                                                                            3 0 0 3


  • To learn the fundamentals of Green Computing.
  • To analyze the Green computing Grid Framework.
  • To understand the issues related with Green compliance.
  • To study and develop various case studies.

UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS                                                 9

Green IT Fundamentals: Business, IT, and the Environment – Green computing: carbon foot print, scoop on power – Green IT Strategies: Drivers, Dimensions, and Goals – Environmentally Responsible Business: Policies, Practices, and Metrics.


Green Assets: Buildings, Data Centers, Networks, and Devices – Green Business Process Management: Modeling, Optimization, and Collaboration – Green Enterprise Architecture – Environmental Intelligence – Green Supply Chains – Green Information Systems: Design and Development Models.

UNIT III GRID FRAMEWORK                                           9

Virtualization of IT systems – Role of electric utilities, Telecommuting, teleconferencing and teleporting – Materials recycling – Best ways for Green PC – Green Data center – Green Grid framework.

UNIT IV GREEN COMPLIANCE                                      9

Socio-cultural aspects of Green IT – Green Enterprise Transformation Roadmap – Green Compliance: Protocols, Standards, and Audits – Emergent Carbon Issues: Technologies and Future.

UNIT V CASE STUDIES                                                   9

The Environmentally Responsible Business Strategies (ERBS) – Case Study Scenarios for Trial Runs – Case Studies – Applying Green IT Strategies and Applications to a Home, Hospital, Packaging Industry and Telecom Sector.

                                                                                                     TOTAL : 45 PERIODS


Upon completion of the course, the students will be able to:

  • Acquire knowledge to adopt green computing practices to minimize negative impacts on the environment.
  • Enhance the skill in energy saving practices in their use of hardware.
  • Evaluate technology tools that can reduce paper waste and carbon footprint by the stakeholders.
  • Understand the ways to minimize equipment disposal requirements .


  1. Bhuvan Unhelkar, ―Green IT Strategies and Applications-Using Environmental Intelligence, CRC Press, June 2014.
  2. Woody Leonhard, Katherine Murray, ―Green Home computing for dummies, August 2012.


  1. Alin Gales, Michael Schaefer, Mike Ebbers, ―Green Data Center: steps for the Journey, Shroff/IBM rebook, 2011.
  2. John Lamb, ―The Greening of IT, Pearson Education, 2009.
  3. Jason Harris, ―Green Computing and Green IT- Best Practices on regulations & industry, Lulu.com, 2008
  4. Carl speshocky, ―Empowering Green Initiatives with IT, John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
  5. Wu Chun Feng (editor), ―Green computing: Large Scale energy efficiency, CRC Press


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