Energy for Agriculture

A.Y. 2018/2019
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/09
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
AGR/09 - AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY AND MECHANIZATION - University credits: 6
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
Materials (presentations) utilized during the lessons and practices (exercises) are directly downloaded from ARIEL 2.0 website (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