University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
INTRODUCTION TO BIOFUELS
 

Subject: CHEM

Course Number : 0189

Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO BIOFUELS

Course Description:

An introduction lecture/lab course involving “biodiesel fuels” with emphasis on practical aspects of this renewable resource which contributes to the new “energy economy.” Lecture covers introductory aspects of the fuel, economics, global distribution, feedstock types and lab focuses on biodiesel processing and characterization. Two hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Physical Sciences       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite: 

Course Level: lower level