TEP4270 - Bioenergy


New from the academic year 2010/2011

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Arbeider 20/100
Skriftlig eksamen 80/100 4 timer

Course content

Bioenergy is seen as an important component in a future sustainable energy system. The course shall provide an in-depth understanding of technological, environmental, legal and resource consequences related to bioenergy and give insight into the entire bioenergy supply chain; supply and characteristics of biomass resources, bioenergy conversion technologies, environmental impacts and juridical and financial conditions.
Emphasis will be placed on availability and characteristics of biomass supply and bioenergy conversion technologies, such as combustion, heat and power generation, gasification and pyrolysis. There will also be emphasise on the importance of thorough and consistent profitability assessments for project realisation.
The course is a collaboration with NTNU and UMB. The lectures will be held as video conferences, where about half of the lecturers will be transmitted from UMB.

Learning outcome

The course shall give the students an understanding of bioenergy systems and their potential in future energy supply. Students shall be able to work with cross-cutting problems and planning processes linked to the establishment of bioenergy facilities. This implies being able to analyse, synthesise and present knowledge from such fields as technology, environment, economics and law.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars and problem solving activities. The course contains compulsory seminars and compulsory exercises. The course reading is mandatory. The course is taught in English. If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Compulsory assignments

  • Seminar

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced.


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Work

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Arbeider 20/100
Autumn ORD Skriftlig eksamen 80/100 2010-12-08 09:00
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.