Fuel Conversion and Production

2023/2024

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

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

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about combustion technology
  • Have an understanding of the kinetics involved in combustion processes using digital platforms
  • Understand the topology of important catalytic conversion technologies
  • Understand technologies involved in the production and processing of biomass and biofuels
  • Have knowledge about chemical and geological storage technologies for applications such as fuel cell, carbon capture, utilisation and storage
  • Have knowledge about conversion process and green fuels

Skills

  • Be able to perform calculations related to chemical combustion including kinetics using digital platforms
  • Be able to design typical chemical conversion systems
  • Be able to design systems involved in the production of green fuels, biomass and biofuels
  • Be able to design and evaluate chemical and geographical 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 and e-learning activities.

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 assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

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

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
DepartmentDepartment of Energy
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science