Introduction to Biomass Energy (Online)
This course provides an overview of energy production from biomass resources. The course explores the fundamentals of plant growth, energy yield, economics, production, and processing methods for both herbaceous and woody crops. Technologies covered include combustion, gasification, pyrolysis, fermentation, transesterfication, and anaerobic digestion. Value-added bio-refining products are also examined, along with the environmental impacts of biomass energy.