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Energy Utilisation of Biomass and Waste

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Course Unit Code361-0550/03
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English, German
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
JUH20prof. Ing. Dagmar Juchelková, Ph.D.
SAS027Ing. Veronika Sassmanová, Ph.D.
Summary
Energy utilisation of biomass and waste is very important part of energy production.
During the lectures will be given information about the production of heat and electricity, description of technology, transport of biomass and waste, form of biomass and waste.
Special interest will be given to the reduction of emissions.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Complex solution of energy utilization of waste and biomass, knowledge about the specific technology equipment.
Course Contents
Energy utilisation of biomass is very important part of energy production. During the lectures will be given information about the production of hear and electricity, description of technology, transport of biomass, form of biomass. Special interest will be given to the reduction of emissions
1. Introduction
2. Basic characteristics of biomass and waste
3. The types of biomass and waste
4. Particle size adjustment biomass and waste
5. Technological transformation
6. Fermentation
7. Composting
8. Burning processes
9. Co-combustion of various fuels
10. Gasification
11. Pyrolysis
12. Summary of documents, discussing current issues of biomass and waste
13. Processing specialist subject with regard to its clarity and conciseness information
it will be possible to prepare one project
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
SJAAK VAN LOO AND JAAP KOPPEJAN (eds.): Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-Firing. Twente University Press. ISBN 9036517737.
SERUP, H. et al.: Wood for energy production. Technology-Environment-Economy. Centre for Biomass. ISBN 87-90074-26-2.
NOSKIEVIČ, P., JUCHELKOVÁ, D. a kol.: Biomasa a její energetické využití. PHARE, 1996. ISBN 80-7078-367-2.
Recommended Reading:
Technology (Ed.), Denmark, 1999, http://www.videncenter.dk/publicat.htm
Aktuální internetové informace (http://www.env.cz, http://www.tzb-info.cz, http://biom.ecn.cz, etc.)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Seminars, Individual consultations, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work, Other activities
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined