Energy for Agriculture

A.Y. 2017/2018
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course analyzes from the engineering point of wiew the most important solutions to produce energy in agriculture, using agricultural biomass, byproducts and agro-industyrial wastes.
Knowledge of the energy production technologies based on Renewable Sources.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Practicals: 24 hours
Lessons: 36 hours
Professor: Fiala Marco
Syllabus
1 - What kind of energy?
2 - Biomass: source of energy
3 - Agro-energy chains for ligno-cellulosic biofuels
4 - Agro-energy chains for biogas and liquid biofuels
5 - Sustainability of the biomass energy production
Teaching methods
Il materiale (presentazioni) impiegato durante le lezioni frontali e nelle esercitazioni di aula (esercizi) è scaricabile dalla piattaforma di didattica on-line ARIEL 2.0 (http://ariel.unimi.it/User/Default.aspx).
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday, h. 14.00-15.30 (by appointment)
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Production, Landscape, Agroenerggy