Energy Conversion Technologies and Synthetic Bio-Fuels

Course contents
- Structure, properties, and characterization of energy raw materials
- Fundamentals of thermal, chemical, and biological conversion of energy sources
- Trends and innovations of energy conversion methods
- Phenomenology and kinetics of thermochemical conversion (combustion and gasification)
- Synthetic biofuels: Fischer-Tropsch process, substitute natural gas, mixed alcohol, methanol/dimethyl ether synthesis