KEB-23607 Biogas Technology for Material Flow Management and Energy Production, 5 cr

Additional information

The course is meant for TUT students and TAMK students studying Energy and Environmental Engineering.
Suitable for postgraduate studies.

Person responsible

Jukka Rintala

Lessons

Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
KEB-23607 2019-01 3 Jukka Rintala
Group work and exam

Learning Outcomes

After the course student can: Evaluate the potential of biogas technology in circular economy Describe biogas concept "from feedstock to energy and fertiliser" Describe in detail each step of the concept Design the biogas concept "from feedstock to energy and fertilser" Understand the role of policy instruments and boundary conditions

Content

Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Different raw materials and their characteristics.      
2. Biogas plant. Process technologies and principles.   Detailed design of processes.    
3. Pretreatment of raw materials and upgrading of digestate.   Detailed design of processes.    
4. Biogas technologies and their use in production of heat, electricity and fuel. Applications of digestate.   Use of digestate in agriculture.    
5. Production chain of biogas.   Detailed design of a biogas plant as an exercise.   

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Exam and approved exrecise is demanded to pass this course. The grade will be determined on the basis of an exam. A good understanding the core content will suffice to a grade 3. In order to earn a grade 4 or 5 the student will have to have a good or excellent understanding of complementary knowledge.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Prerequisites

Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
KEB-21301 Vesihuollon prosessit Advisable    



Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
KEB-23607 Biogas Technology for Material Flow Management and Energy Production, 5 cr KEB-23606 Biogas Technology for Material Flow Management and Energy Production, 4 cr  

Updated by: Laine Marja-Liisa, 06.03.2019