Biomass and Renewable Energy (E151094)

Exam | 2+2 | 5 credits

doc. Ing. Jan Hrdlička, Ph.D.

The course comprises from 1/3 of general survey of various renewable energy sources (wind, hydro, solar and geothermal power) and the other 2/3 are dedicated to origin, types properties and energy coversion technologies of biomass.


The course is divided into following consecutive sections:
– general RES introduction
– hydropower
– wind energy
– solar and geothermal energy
– biomass in general
– biomass as a fuel
– combustion of biomass
– gasification of biomass
– liquid fuels from biomass (pyrolysis, FAME, ethanol)
– biogas.