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Course, academic year 2019/2020
  
Analysis of Alternative Fuels - M215011
Title: Analýza alternativních paliv
Guaranteed by: Department of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (215)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type: Master's (post-Bachelor)
Guarantor: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D.
Examination dates   Schedule   
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D. (15.09.2023)
In Analysis of alternative fuels, students will gain an overview of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels, which represent an alternative to conventional fuels from coal, oil or natural gas. Students will gain knowledge about the technical requirements placed on these fuels and about the analytical tests that verify the fulfillment of these requirements.
Literature -
Last update: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D. (15.09.2023)

M. Staš et al.: Analysis of Fuels - study text, 2023 (available via e-learning).

M. Staš et al.: Analysis of Alternative Fuels - powerpoint presentations (available via e-learning).

S. Hála, M. Kuraš, M. Popl: Analysis of Complex Hydrocarbon Mixtures, Elsevier, 1981. ISBN: 0-444-99734-2.

Syllabus -
Last update: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D. (15.09.2023)

1. Introduction to alternative fuels - importance, classification, and basic parameters.

2. General methods of fuel analysis - physical methods.

3. General methods of fuel analysis - chemical methods.

4. Solid alternative fuels and solid biofuels. Classification, characteristics, use and testing methods.

5. Fuels containing ethanol. Technical requirements and testing methods.

6. Mixed fuels containing biodiesel. Technical requirements and testing methods.

7. Vegetable oils and hydrotreated vegetable oils. Technical requirements and testing methods.

8. Synthetic liquid alternative fuels. Technical requirements and testing methods.

9. Selected methods of chemical analysis of liquid alternative fuels.

10. Hydrogen. Technical requirements and testing methods.

11. Fuels based on natural gas and biomethane (CNG and LNG). Technical requirements and testing methods.

12. Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG). Technical requirements and testing methods.

13. Biorefinery I – characteristics.

14. Biorefinery II – concept and perspective.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D. (15.09.2023)

None.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Staš Martin Ing. Ph.D. (15.09.2023)

A successful completion of an oral exam.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1 28
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 10
Oral examination 90

 
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