Wrocław, Poland

Green Fuels and Environment

when 10 July 2023 - 28 July 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1200

This course aims to provide participants with information on fuel properties, with particular emphasis on biofuels, and the impact of their use on environmental protection. The course will provide knowledge related to fuel economy - types of fuels, standards, the ability to manufacture and store fuels, etc.

The following topics will be covered:

-the characteristics of liquid and gaseous fuels in relation to the composition of fumes in terms of their impact on the natural environment,

-technologies for the production of fuels, especially alternative fuels and biofuels along with the use of new separation methods for the purification of waste streams and the recovery of valuable compounds,

-issues related to the use of supercapacitors and lithium ion batteries that affect the development of motoring.

The projects implemented by the participants of the course will be related to both the characteristics of biofuels and technologies for their acquisition, taking into account the latest trends in this field, as well as the use of membranes and supercapacitors.

Students will work in small teams and the results of their work will be presented during the course and evaluated by the teacher at the final meeting.

Course leader

Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Target group

1st, 2nd, 3rd level studies

Fee info

EUR 1200: - tuition
- accommodation
- get together party
- trips, events and social activities
- welcome pack
EUR 1100: Early bird registration