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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Laboratory of Fuels - AB251001
Title: Laboratory of Fuels
Guaranteed by: Department of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (215)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2021 to 2022
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:4
E-Credits: winter s.:4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/6, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : B251001, N251005
The aim of the course is to teach students to determine basic physical and chemical properties of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels.
Last update: Staš Martin (16.09.2023)

Laboratory work manuals available via e-learning.

Last update: Staš Martin (16.09.2023)

1. Distillation test and flash point of fuels.

2. Low-temperature properties of fuels and lubricants.

3. Density of petroleum products.

4. Group-type analysis of motor oil.

5. Preparative group-type analysis of petroleum products.

6. Determination of parameters of heavy heating oils.

7. Analysis of ethanol-gasoline blends.

8. Composition of LPG.

9. Determination of water, ash, and volatile combustibles in solid fuels

10. Determination of sulfur in coal by the Eschke method.

10. Calorimetry - lower and higher heating value.

11. Basic analysis of gaseous fuels, calculation of lower and higher heating value.

12. Low-temperature carbonization test of coal.

13. Determination of the corrosion rate of bioethanol.

14. Determination of the crystallization point

Last update: Staš Martin (16.09.2023)
Registration requirements


Last update: Staš Martin (16.09.2023)
Course completion requirements

The condition for completing the course is the successful completion of all prescribed laboratory works. The total mark is obtained as an arithmetic average of marks for individual laboratory works. The grade for the laboratory work is obtained as the arithmetic average of the partial grades for (i) the initial examination of the theory and the actual laboratory work procedure, (ii) the experimental work itself, and (iii) the quality of the laboratory protocol processing.

Last update: Staš Martin (16.09.2023)