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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Environment and Petrolueum Products - N215021
Title: Ropné produkty a životní prostředí
Guaranteed by: Department of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (215)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:5
E-Credits: winter s.:5
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: cancelled
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: Šimáček Pavel doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M215012
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The subject is aimed at the fundamentals of petroleum processing and at characterization of the most important petroleum products (motor fuels, lubricating and heating oils, bitumen). Students get information about the properties, safety and environmental impact of petroleum products during their production, distribution and consumption. A part of the subject is also focused on alternative motor and heating fuels.
Last update: ROZ215 (20.11.2013)
Aim of the course -

Students will know:

Fundamentals of petroleum processing and production of most important petroleum products.

Motor fuels, lubricating oils and other petroleum products and possibilities of their partial or complete substitution by alternative products.

How to analyze the impact of production, distribution and usage of petroleum products to environment, they will also know the arrangements for reduction of negative environmental impacts.

Last update: ROZ215 (20.11.2013)
Literature -

R: Blažek J., Rábl V.: Základy zpracování a využití ropy, VŠCHT Praha 2006, ISBN 80-7080-619-2.

A: Guibet J.C.: Fuels and engines, Éditions Technip, Paris 1999, ISBN 2-7108-0751-3.

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

Last update: ROZ215 (26.09.2013)
Learning resources -

Electronic lectures published on web of the Department

Last update: Šimáček Pavel (21.06.2013)
Syllabus -

1. Fossil fuel supplies (occurrence, mining, reserves, consumption).

2. Fundamentals of petroleum processing, terminology and basic characteristics of primary petroleum products.

3. Thermal and catalytic processes in petroleum refining.

4. Properties and production of automotive gasoline.

5. Properties and production of automotive diesel fuel.

6. Gaseous fuels in transportation.

7. Biofuels for transportation and production of energy.

8. Emissions from transportation (regulated and unregulated emissions, catalytic converters, emission measurement).

9. Distribution of automotive fuels (transport, storage, fuel spill cleanup).

10. Filling stations.

11. Production, properties and distribution of aviation fuels.

12. Fundamentals of lubricating oil production, regeneration of used oils.

13. Utilization, properties and biodegradability of lubricating oils.

14. Bitumens and heating oils.

Last update: Šimáček Pavel (21.06.2013)
Registration requirements -


Last update: Šimáček Pavel (21.06.2013)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 3.5 98
5 / 5 140 / 140
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Examination test 80
Oral examination 20