Fuel Conversion and Production

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in Thermal and fluid dynamic systems or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about combustion technology
  • Have an understanding of the kinetics involved in combustion processes
  • Understand the topology of important catalytic conversion technologies
  • Understand technologies involved in the production and processing of biomass and biofuels
  • Have knowledge about chemical storage technologies

Skills

  • Be able to perform calculations related to chemical combustion including kinetics
  • Be able to design typical chemical conversion systems
  • Be able to design systems involved in the production of biomass and biofuels
  • Be able to design and evaluate chemical storage technologies

Competences

  • Have the ability to apply and integrate the topics in an interdisciplinary correspondence with other related disciplines
  • Be able to understand the assumptions of the fundamental design of chemical process and storage systems.

Type of instruction

Lectures supplied with independent studies and possibly guest lectures.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examFuel Conversion and Production
Type of exam
Oral exam
The exam can be based on mini projects and assignments solved during the course.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleBrændstofkonvertering og –produktion
Module codeN-EE-K2-7
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science