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Fuels and chemicals from wastes and biomass.

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Martin Bajus, DrSc.


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Project description:The overall objective of this research is to receive high-value low-volume chemicals and low-value high-volume fuels from wastes and renewable resources. The subject of the scientific project is the study of reaction kinetics and mechanisms of: a) the thermal decomposition of individual and mixed waste plastics into fuels (gasoline, diesel fuels) and chemicals (d,l-limonene; aromatics) b) copyrolysis of oil/waxes from wastes with naphtha into basic petrochemicals (olefins, aromatics) c) catalytic etherification of glycerol with C4-and C5 fraction into fuel oxygenates (glycerolethers) d) transesterification of vegetable oils over alkaline heterogeneous catalysts
Kind of project:VEGA ()
Department:Department of Petroleum Technology and Petrochemistry (IOCP FCFT)
Project identification:1/0012/09
Project status:Successfully completed
Project start date :01. 01. 2009
Project close date:31. 12. 2011
Number of workers in the project:2
Number of official workers in the project:0