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2024/2025

Biofuels and Bioproducts from Wastes

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E186013 Z 2 1P+1C English
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Department of Process Engineering
Synopsis:

The aim of this course is to acquaint students with promising technologies of production of alternative energy sources (biomethane, biohydrogen) and valuable substances as raw materials for production of eco-innovative materials (bioplastics, composite materials) from waste biomass like agricultural, food, industrial and biodegradable municipal wastes.

Requirements:

mandatory attendance of seminars; assessment demand according to the valid notice

Syllabus of lectures:

1. MSW and waste biomass, reduce-reuse-recycle, raw material security, bioproducts, biofuels.

2. Pretreatment of wastes - grinding and milling, drying.

3. Pretreatment of wastes - chemical and hydrothermal pretreatment.

4. Biogas production technology.

5. Advanced bioethanol production technology.

6. Sustainable biodiesel and jet fuel.

7. Gasification and pyrolysis.

8. CO2-to-X conversion technologies.

9. Biorefinery.

10. Waste-2-X strategies - laboratory tour.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Calculation examples:

1. MSW and waste biomass, reduce-reuse-recycle, raw material security, bioproducts, biofuels.

2. Pretreatment of wastes - grinding and milling, drying.

3. Pretreatment of wastes - chemical and hydrothermal pretreatment.

4. Biogas production technology.

5. Advanced bioethanol production technology.

6. Sustainable biodiesel and jet fuel.

7. Gasification and pyrolysis.

8. CO2-to-X conversion technologies.

9. Biorefinery.

10. Waste-2-X strategies - laboratory tour.

Study Objective:
Study materials:

1. Wyman, CH.E. Aqueous pretreatment of plant biomass for biological and chemical conversion to fuels and chemicals. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons, 2013, ISBN 978-0470972021.

2. Lee, S., Shah, Y.T. Biofuels and Bioenergy: Processes and Technologies. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2013, ISBN 978-1-4200-8955-4.

3. Nang, A. Biofuels refining and performance. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008, ISBN 978-0-07-148970-6.

4. Dorowitzka, M.A., Moheimani, N.R. Algae for Biofuels and Energy. Dordrecht: Springer, 2013, ISBN 978-94-007-5478-2.

5. Pila, S.: Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications. Wiley-Scrivener Publishing House, Salem, 1st Edition, 2012, ISBN 978-0-470-62607-8.

6. Newton, A.C., Cantarello, E. An introduction to the greeen economy: Science, systems, sustainability. New York: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2014, ISBN 978-0-415-71160-9.

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