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BJ02A1100 Biorefineries, 5 cr 
Code BJ02A1100  Validity 01.08.2018 -
Name Biorefineries  Abbreviation Biorefineries 
Credits5 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Teachers
Name
Eeva Jernström 

Description by Study Guide
Note 

Location: kokonaan verkossa / full digi

This course is mainly directed to the students in the digital Master's Programme in Biorefineries.

 
Year 

M.Sc. (Tech.) 1

 
Period 

1, 3. Twice per academic year.

 
Teaching Language 

English

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Eeva Jernström

 

 

 
Aims 

By the end of the course, the student is expected to be able to
- Understand the basic concept of a biorefinery and the various alternative concepts
- Understand the main biorefining processes, e.g. kraft pulp process, production of biofuels, further processing of different bio-based raw materials.
- Have general knowledge of current biorefinery products, their applicability to different end-uses
- Apply management and cooperation skills in implementation of project work in combined virtual and f2f working environment.

 
Contents 

The course covers the most typical biorefining-processes currently in use as well as some selected future processes. Topics include raw materials for biorefineries, processes and process conditions, most common biorefinery products and their end-uses. The course includes Moodle assignments and project work.

The project work will be carried out individually or in small groups that will define their own target, and working methodology. The course is suitable for distance learning.

 
Teaching Methods 

Tutorials and workshops 5 h, 1st or 3rd period. Project work 50 h. Self Study of predefined material 75 h. Total workload 130 h./Edited 2.9.29/ml

The course includes Moodle assignments and project work. The project work will be carried out individually or in small groups that will define their own target, and working methodology.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

Yes

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5, Moodle assignments 60 %, Project work 40 %.

 

 

 
Course Materials 

Will be announced later.

 
Limitation for students? (Yes, number, priorities/Leave empty) 

Yes, this course is mainly directed to the students in the digital Master's Programme in Biorefineries.

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

max 5

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 5

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Timing
  Biorefineries  COURSE  Eeva Jernström 
07.01.20 -17.04.20 -

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