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Course, academic year 2021/2022
Coal and Gas Processing and Utilization - B216001
Title: Zpracování a využití uhlí a plynu
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2020 to 2022
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N216003
Is interchangeable with: AB216001
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)
The course focuses on understanding the processing and use of coal and gaseous fuel. The course is generally divided into two teaching blocks. In the first part, students are given information regarding the origin and exploitation of coal and its subsequent use in technological processes such as gasification, liquefaction and coking. The understanding of such processes is improved by the teaching block devoted to basic analysis of lignite coal. The last part of the first block is dedicated to the capture and storage of CO2 produced during combustion of fossil fuels. In the second block, students receive basic information on properties of gaseous fuel and their utilization. Great emphasis is given on the use of natural gas as an energy carrier and resource for chemical synthesis. At the end of the second lecture block students are familiar with gaseous biofuels such as biogas or biomethane and using hydrogen in fuel cells.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

Students will be able to:

Understand the principle of coal and natural gas formation.

Evaluate the basic parameters of solid and gaseous fuels.

Assess the technical parameters of a coal in industrial applications.

Select appropriate technology for the chemical processing of natural gas with respect to the required final product.

To understand the problems of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Literature -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

R: Roubíček, V.; Buchtele, J. Uhlí zdroje-procesy-využití; Montanex: Ostrava, 2002, ISBN: 80-7225-063-9.

R: Svoboda, A.; a kol. Plynárenská příručka; Gas: Praha, 2002, ISBN: 80-902339-6-1.

A: Farrenkopf, M. Koks Die Geschichteeines Wertstoffes; Bochum, 2003, ISBN: 3-921533-90-2.

A: Mokhatab, S.; Poe, W.; Speight, J. Handbook of natural gas transmission and processing; Elsevier: Burlington, 2006, ISBN: 978-0123869142.

Learning resources -
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Syllabus -
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

1. Coal and other solid fuels - formation, occurrence, history and future use, limiting factors

2. Properties of solid fuels and their evaluation, clasiffication of coal

3. Mining, treatment and transport of coal

4. Pyrolysis of coal and solid fuels, production of coke

5. Processing and use of products of pyrolysis and coking

6. Gasification of fuels

7. Combustion of coal, coal energy, CO2 issues

8. Fuel gases - propeties and classification

9. Natural gas - origin, gas fields, ancient and future utilization

10. Production and treatment of natural gas

11. Natural gas as energy source and commodity for synthesis

12. Properties and use of liquified petroleum gases

13. Unconventional fuel gases - biogas, landfill gas, use of hydrogen as a fuel gas

14. Fuel cells

Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: Fialová Jana (12.12.2017)

Pro zápis tohoto předmětu je nutno mít minimálně zapsány předměty organická chemie I a chemické inženýrství I

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (31.01.2018)

organic chemistry I, chemical engineering A

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (29.01.2018)

To complete the subject successfully, the student must obtain at least 50% points in the written part of the exam and at least 50% of the questions answered correctly in the oral part of the exam.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Konzultace s vyučujícími 0.4 10
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.6 18
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