166.220 Thermal Biomass Utilization
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe the technological possibilitis for the energtic utilization of biomass. The lecture aims a the support of the present aims of the European Energy Policy. 

Subject of course

  • Potential of biomass worldwide
  • Important kinds of plant for thermal utilization
  • Harvesting and upgrading of biofuels
  • Characterization of biofuels
  • Fundamental of thermal conversion
  • Combustion of biofuels and applications
  • Gasification of biofuels and state of technology
  • Pyrolysis of biofuels and state of technology
  • Future perspectives

Teaching methods

As a part of the present lectur following methods are applied:

* electronic lecture note provided in TUWEL,

* power point slides,

* supporte with sound and video of relevant experts,

* additional electronic material based on latest relevant publications,

* collaborative discussion of relevant questions at the present time,

* summarizing illustration of main relevant information.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The access link to the "Virtual Class Room" can be found within the TUWEL online course system.



Course dates

Mon10:00 - 12:0006.03.2023 - 26.06.2023Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Thermal Biomass Utilization - Single appointments
Mon06.03.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon13.03.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon20.03.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon27.03.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon17.04.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon24.04.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon08.05.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon15.05.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon22.05.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon05.06.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon12.06.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon19.06.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit
Mon26.06.202310:00 - 12:00Seminarraum BA 02B Vorlesungseinheit

Examination modalities

Oral exam.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon10:00 - 12:0017.06.2024Seminarraum BA 02B oral10.06.2024 13:00 - 16.06.2024 20:00TISSPrüfung 1
Mon10:00 - 12:0024.06.2024Seminarraum BA 02B oral10.06.2024 13:00 - 23.06.2024 20:00TISSPrüfung 2
Mon10:00 - 12:0016.06.2025Seminarraum BA 02B oral09.06.2025 13:00 - 15.06.2025 20:00TISSPrüfung 1
Mon10:00 - 12:0023.06.2025Seminarraum BA 02B oral09.06.2025 13:00 - 22.06.2025 20:00TISSPrüfung 2

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.10.2022 00:00 01.04.2023 20:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering for Sustainable Production Mandatory elective
066 490 Technical Chemistry Mandatory elective
066 566 Environmental Engineering Mandatory elective
066 652 Green Chemistry Not specified


Lecture notes for this course are available.  These notes are available as pdf online in Tiss resp. can be purchased at the institute of Chemical Engineering als black/white printout (Marcus Hrbek, Sabine Radauscher, Irene Cepak).