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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Fuels Analysis - AB215003
Title: Fuels Analysis
Guaranteed by: Department of Sustainable Fuels and Green Chemistry (228)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:5
E-Credits: summer s.:5
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kroufek Jiří Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : B215003, N215007
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)
Subject focuses on adoption of analytical methods serving for determination of operational, utility and legislative parameters and characteristics of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels. Students learn theories of fuels origin, their utilization and environmental impact. Students get familiar with properties, utilization and analysis of alternative fuels, especially FAME, bioethanol and hydrogen.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)

Students will be able to:

Choose appropriate analytical method to find required parametr of fosil and alternative fuels, lubricants and petroleum fractions.

Be knowledgeable in problematic of fuels application, their operating and legislative parameters.

Literature -
Last update: Kroufek Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (16.10.2019)

Speight J.G.: Petroleum Product Analysis 2nd Edition, WILEY, ISBN: 978-1-118-36926-5

Coal sampling and analysis-online

Learning resources -
Last update: Kroufek Jiří Ing. Ph.D. (16.10.2019)

internal electronic texts

Syllabus -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)

1. Fosil combustibles - clasification, utilization, basic parameters. Normalization.

2. Origin and evolution of coal.

3. Origin and evolution of petroleum and natural gas.

4. Coal classification.

5. Petroleum and natural gas classification.

6. Common methods for evaluation of solid and liquid fuels.

7. Petroleum and petroleum fractions evaluation.

8. Low temperature behavior. Anilin point. Viscosity. Corrosivity.

9. Hydrocarbon structural groups determination.

10. Analysis of petroleum fractions by chromatography methods.

11. Utility properties of liquid petroleum products.

12. Evaluation of solid and semisolid petroleum products.

13. Evaluation of gaseous fuels.

14. Alternative fuels (FAME, ethanol, hydrogen) analysis.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)


Course completion requirements -
Last update: Fialová Jana (10.05.2019)

To complete the course successfully, it is necessary to obtain at least 50% of the points from the five drawn questions during the oral exam. The list of questions, their point assessment and the specific course of the exam are available to students.