617-2012/01 – Technology and Analysis of Fuels (TAP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ChemistryCredits6
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Kamil Wichterle, DrSc.Subject version guarantorMgr. Ivan Koutník, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year3Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
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KOU37 Mgr. Ivan Koutník, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Objectives of subject: - To familiarize students with the occurrence, extraction and processing of fuels. - Clarify the listeners interconnection technology fuels with the other industries. - To familiarize students to the basic methods of determining the quality parameters of fuels. Acquired knowledge: - fuels classification, origin and world reserves, - fuels mining, processing, transportation and trade, - fuels utilisation. Acquired skills: - sampling of liquid, solid and gas fuels, - analysis of liquid, solid and gas fuels, - evaluate the quality and usability of fuels.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Experimental work in labs

Summary

Theoretical fundamentals of the fuels technology. Current processes and their innovation, use of the main classes of fuel in the energetics, chemical industry, metallurgy and other industries. New processing technology and fuel utilization. Environmental protection issues in fuel technology.

Compulsory literature:

1) Speight, J.G.: Chemistry and Technology of Petroleum. CRC/Taylor&Francis 2007 2) Berkowitz,N.: An introduction to coal technology. Academic Press 1994

Recommended literature:

1) Krevelen, D.W. van. Coal : typology, physics, chemistry, constitution. 3.vydání. Elsevier 1993 2) Harry Marsh,H., Heintz, E.A., Rodríguez-Reinoso,F. (Eds.): Introduction to carbon technologies. Universidad de Alicante. 2000

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Other requirements

Passing the computational tests. Passing the required number of laboratory exercises and handing of laboratory protocols.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. World energy resources and consumption. Fuels classification. Origin of caustobioliths. 2. Coal, properties, types. Solid fuel analysis. 3. Coal treatment. Coking technology, products of coking and their properties. 4. Coking products utilization. Coal tar and coal tar pitch technology. Carbon materials. 5. Combustion. Principles, processes, equipment. 6. Gasification. Principles, processes, equipment. Gasification products utilization. Underground gasification 7. Gas treatment, filtration, absorption, adsorption, desulfurization, de – Nox technology. 8. Natural gas. World reserves of natural gas. Processing, stocking and utilization. Shale gas. 9. Biogas. Wet and dry digestion. Biogas station. 10. Hydrogen. Production, utilization, perspectives. Fuel cell. 11. Oil, composition, properties, classification. Analysis of liquid fuels and oils. 12. Oil extraction, processing, transport, utilization. 13. Petrochemistry. Distillation of crude oil. Refining of petroleum fractions. 14. Liquid Biofuels. Alcohol fuels. Rape oil.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  35
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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