Summary of topics offered - Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Type of work:
Klimatické zmeny a optimalizácia úpravy dreva pre celulózovo-papierenský priemysel
Title of topic in English:
Adaption to climate change by optimizing wood treatments fed into biorefinery reactor
State of topic:
approved (prof. Ing. Tibor Gracza, DrSc. - Study programme supervisor)
|Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology|
Department of Wood, Pulp and Paper - IPM FCFT
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Mondi’s philosophy is to make the best from our valuable raw material wood. Climate change results in more and more hot and dry summers mean considerable growing stresses to the tree which leads to a lower resistance towards bark beetle infections. Effected wood is stored in the forest and dryness of wood is increasing gradually. Your task would be to use a combination of wood chips at different moisture content and shapes/thickness of wood and treat it in a wood biorefinery reactor to liberate valuable feed stock materials such cellulose fibers, lignin and hemicelluloses/sugars. Chips from industrial chipper (Mondi Štětí) of different dryness and different thickness will be cooked in lab conditions for two different kappa number levels. The yield, the residual lignin content and the rejected / untreated wood shall be analysed. Performing your bachelor thesis with Mondi gives you a great opportunity to get to know our worldwide network of mills and plants.
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|B-CHEMAT Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials|
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