2007_08
University
Rovira y Virgili
Educational guide 
Escola Tècnica Superior d`Enginyeria Química
A A 
english 
Enginyeria Ambiental (2006)
 Subjects
  RENEWABLE ENERGIES
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
UNIT 1: Introduction.
Energy needs: industrial sector, services, transportation and home.
Energy sources. oil, coal, natural gas, nuclear power, renewable energies.
UNIT 2: Geothermal Energy Application.
Geographic placement.
Used Technologies.
UNIT 3: Solar Thermal Energy.
Solar Map.
Available Technologies.
Design for a home use.
UNIT 4: Solar Photovoltaic Energy.
Fundamentals.
Types of cells.
Applications.
Powering a rural home.
UNIT 5: Energy from the wind.
Eolic Map.
Wind generators and yields.
UNIT 6: Hydro Energy.
Technology.
Present use.
UNIT 7: Energy from Biomass.
What is biomass?
Inventory.
Combustion.
Pyrolisis.
Gasification.
Biofuels.
Hydrogen.
Fuel Cells.
UNIT 8: Particle boards from lignocelululousus materials.
Characterization.
Compatibilización with plastics.
UNIT 9: New adhesives from the lignin.
UNIT 10: Project: Integration of renewable energies.