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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Biomass and Renewable Energy Sources

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2151094 Z,ZK 5 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Energy Engineering
Synopsis:

The course comprises from 1/3 of general survey of various renewable energy sources (wind , hydro, solar and geothermal power) and the other 2/3 are dedicated to origin, types properties and energy coversion technologies of biomass.

Requirements:

Knowledge of thermodynamics (or physical chemistry), fluid mechanics and chemistry according to bachelor level.

Syllabus of lectures:

The course is divided into following consecutive sections:

- general RES introduction

- hydropower

- wind energy

- solar and geothermal energy

- biomass in general

- biomass as a fuel

- combustion of biomass

- gasification of biomass

- liquid fuels from biomass (pyrolysis, FAME, ethanol)

- biogas

Syllabus of tutorials:

Individual projects and presentations

Study Objective:

The goal is to get knowledge of renewable energy sources application possibilities, to understand biomass as a fuel and to get knowledge about possible ways of biomass energy conversion technologies.

Study materials:

No general literature for the whole course available. Materials will be provided during the course.

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-15
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1842906.html