617-0108/02 – Coal Chemistry (CHU)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ChemistryCredits6
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Pánek, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Václav Roubíček, CSc.,Dr.h.c.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year4Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction1996/1997Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesIntended for study types
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BUH37 prof. Ing. Jaroslav Buchtele, CSc.
PAV33 Ing. Jan Pavelka, ING.PAED.IGIP
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2
Combined Credit and Examination 30+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Focus on the latest knowledge about the origin, petrography, composition, texture and properties of coal, and theoretical fundaments of its conversion processes (gasification, carbonisation and liquifaction).

Teaching methods

Summary

Coal and its position in world and czech economy. Genesis of coal, coal beds in Czech Republic. The heterogeneous macromolecular system of coal. The industrial processes of coal utilization. Coal in the postindustrial type of society.

Compulsory literature:

Roubíček V., Buchtele J. : Chemie uhlí a jeho využití, ES VŠB-TU Ostrava 1996

Recommended literature:

[4]Gavlas G. R.: Coal Pyrolysis, Elsevier 1992.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Introduction. Carbon Chemistry of carbon..A brief outline of the history of coal exploitation. Coal, its present status and future in the global economy. 2. Genesis of coal. Chemistry and degradation of celullose, hemicelullose and lignin. Main coal resources - its location in the world and CR.Coal extraction. Coal for energy. 3. Coal as a heterogeneous macromolecular system.Texture and chemical structure of coal. 4.Modern methods for study of the organic part of coal. Models of the coal macromolecule. 5. Mineral substancies in coal, their origin and methods of the investigation.. Trace elements and water in coal. 6. Petrographic coal structure and methods of its determination. 7 Properties of coal versus its coalification. Technical analysis of coal. Classification of coal. 8 Coal bed methane (CBM), its extraction and perspectives of exploitation. 9. The changes in coal structure during its heating. Interaction with oxygen. Burning of coal. The process of combustion. 10.Proces coking. Properties of coke for blast furnace process. Coal tar, its composition, properties and processing procedures (current status and perspectives). Patent pitch and its industrial applications. 11Gasification of coal. Properties of fuel gas. Industrial applications and perspectives. C1 Chemistry. 12 The interaction of coal with solvents. Coal Liquefaction. 13 Co-processes. Gasification and liquefaction of coal with organic waste. 14 Perspectives for the utilization of coal as a chemical feedstock. Crisis of petrochemistry. Ecological aspects of coal use. Clean coal technologies. Coal and biotechnologies.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (145) 51
        Examination Examination 100  0
        Exercises evaluation Credit 45  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2002/2003 (M3909) Process Engineering (2811T002) Chemie a technologie paliv (03) Chemie a technologie paliv K Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan
2002/2003 (M3909) Process Engineering (2811T002) Chemie a technologie paliv (03) Chemie a technologie paliv P Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (M3909) Process Engineering (2811T002) Chemie a technologie paliv (03) Chemie a technologie paliv K Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan
2001/2002 (M3909) Process Engineering (2811T002) Chemie a technologie paliv (03) Chemie a technologie paliv P Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M3909) Process Engineering (2811T002) Chemie a technologie paliv (03) Chemie a technologie paliv K Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan
2000/2001 (M3909) Process Engineering (2811T002) Chemie a technologie paliv (03) Chemie a technologie paliv P Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan

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