Online Course: Biofuels – An Introduction
Name of Provider: Technology ED – continuing education for scientists and engineers
Type: basic: Overview/ Part of Certificate Program (CP)
Course: Biofuels- An Introduction
Course description: Fuel derived from renewable resources present an attractive alternative to petroleum, with benefits ranging from reduced green house gases to reduced dependency on foreign oil. “Biofuels- An Introduction” is a new course that provide students with an overview of conventional biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel), the process from biomass feedstock to finished product, and energy potential. The course reviews corn, sugarcane, and oils that can be pretreated and converted into biofuel. We also explore crop availability and pricing, fuel potential, case studies, and outlook for ethanol and biodiesel.
Education Credit: This course has 20 contact hours and can be used for 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Tags: Overview/survey course, Part of Certificate Program, Private Educational Businesses
Contact information: Technology Ed P.O. Box 6003, Midlothian, Virginia 23112, USA
Location: Midlothian, Virginia 23112