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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Gaseous Biofuels - N216029
Title: Plynná biopaliva
Guaranteed by: Department of Gaseous and Solid Fuels and Air protection (216)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2016 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: 12 / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M216017
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D. (25.01.2018)
Gaseous biofuels include biogas, landfill gas, or gases produced by pyrolysis of solid and liquid products. This subject is divided into several thematic areas. The first part is focused on biogas, its origin, chemical composition, production technology, biogas biogas cleaning, biogas potential in the Czech Republic and abroad. The last part of the course focuses on pyrolysis gases, their formation, treatment and utilization. During the lectures, a biogas station excursion will take place so that students can verify their theoretical knowledge.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D. (25.01.2018)

Students will be able to:

The origin of biogas from organic material.

To evaluate the basic parameters of the biogas substrates.

Identify minor components in biogas.

Basic requirements and technologies for biogas purification for natural gas quality.

Orient in pyrolysis gases, their formation, purification and application.

Literature -
Last update: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D. (25.01.2018)

R: Straka F. a kol.: Bioplyn - příručka pro výuku, projekci a provoz bioplynových systémů, GAS, Praha, 2006, 80-7328-090-6.

R: Wellinger A., Murphy J., Baxter D.: The biogas handbook, Science, production and applications, Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2013, ISBN: 978-0-85709-498-8.

A: EDER Barbara, SCHULZ Heinz: Bioplyn v Praxi, Hel, 2004, 80-86167-21-6.

A: Kolektiv autorů: Průvodce výrobou a využitím bioplynu, CZ Biom, 2009, ISBN: 978-80-903777-5-2.

A: Skoblia S.: Úprava a složení plynu ze zplyňování biomasy, disertační práce, VŠCHT Praha, 2004

Learning resources -
Last update: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D. (25.01.2018)

Syllabus -
Last update: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D. (25.01.2018)

1. Introduction of terminology, history, gaseous biofuels

2. Principle of biogas production

3. Chemical composition of biogas, physico-chemical properties

4. Biogas production technology

5. Landfill gas

6. Biogas and the environment

7. Biogas cleaning

8. Biogas upgrading to biomethane

9. Possibilities of using biogas - cogeneration and fuel cells

10. Possibilities of using biogas - Stirling engines and ORC system

11. Thermochemical conversion of biomass and types of gasification generators on biomass

12. Pyrolysis gas cleaning and its use

13. Power To Gas Technology

14. Excursion of biogas station

Registration requirements -
Last update: Hlinčík Tomáš doc. Ing. Ph.D. (01.02.2018)

General and Inorganic Chemistry I, Physical Chemistry A

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Kyselová Veronika Ing. Ph.D. (29.01.2018)

For successful completion of the course it is necessary to pass a written (50 %) and an oral exam (50 %).

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 0.5 14
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 2 56
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 10
Examination test 45
Oral examination 45