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ENV7135

Course
ENV7135
Course Title
Environmental Biodiesel Production

Description

ENV 7135 provides a survey of the bio fuel industry and will cover biofuel production.  This class is extremely relevant to students who want to make their own fuel, including the basic chemistry and time spent in the lab making and testing fuel.  This class focuses primarily on biodiesel and straight vegetable oil use with a survey of other biofuels.

Objectives

  • Understanding the biodiesel chemistry

Content

1.  Producing Quality Biodiesel

2.  How to build a biodiesel reactor at home

3.  Introduction to Diesel Technology

4.  Straight Vegetable Oil

5.  Commercial Biodiesel Production

6.  Bio diesel Emissions

7.  Bio fuel Vehicle Maintenance

Prerequisites

  • None

Method of Instruction

  • Instruction/Lab