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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Alternative Fuels in Transport - N215019
Title: Alternativní paliva v dopravě
Guaranteed by: Department of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (215)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2017 to 2020
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: 30 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Kittel Hugo Ing. Bc. CSc., MBA
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The course is aimed at traditional and alternative motor fuels, their properties, production and use. Problems of measuring emissions and their reduction from combustion engines are introduced. Students are also acquainted with the legislation and the prospects for the use of alternative fuels.
Last update: Mužíková Zlata (23.08.2013)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to:

Understand the issue of fuel use in transport and to know the current trends in the characteristics and quality of fuels.

Explain the basic technological processes associated with the production of conventional and alternative motor fuels.

Understand the basic legislation governing the use of transport fuels.

Explain the relationship between fuel quality and the formation and composition of the exhaust gases, including options to minimize pollutant emissions.

Fundamentals of analysis of pollutant emissions in the exhaust gases.

Last update: ROZ215 (26.09.2013)
Literature -

A: V. Matějovský: Automobilová paliva. Grada Publishing, Praha 2005, ISBN 80-247-0350-5.

A: J. Kameš: Alternativní pohony automobilů. BEN - technická literatura. Praha 2004, ISBN 80-7300-127-6.

Last update: ROZ215 (26.09.2013)
Learning resources

Zlata Mužíková: Alternativní paliva v dopravě. Available at

Last update: ROZ215 (20.11.2013)
Syllabus -

1. Road Transport and Enviroment

2. Motor Fuels and Alternative Fuels

3. Bioethanol

4. Biodiesel

5. Natural Gas

6. Biogas, LPG

7. Hydrogen

8. Syntetic Motor Fuels I.

9. Syntetic Motor Fuels II.

10. Life Cycle Assesment, Whell to Wheel Analysis

11. Determination of Emissions from Motor Vehicles

12. Trends in Emissiosn Reduction

13. Trends in Propulsion of Motor Vehicle

14. Perspectives of Alternative Fuels Use in Road Transport in the Czech Republic

Last update: Mužíková Zlata (23.08.2013)
Registration requirements -


Last update: Mužíková Zlata (23.08.2013)
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
Examination test 80
Oral examination 20