After completing the course, the successful student will have a sufficient understanding of the principles and limitations behind biomass for energy applications. The student will achieve a deeper knowledge about the interaction between biomass and its use for energy applications, and be able to select relevant biomass fuel properties for modelling purposes.
Physical and chemical characterisation of biomass resources as feedstock and fuel.
Biomass from energy crops and algae.
Biomass handling and storage.
Biomass conversion technologies for production of biofuels (solid, liquid and gaseous).