The list of topics for the entry exam to the AGH Doctoral School in discipline Environmental engineering, mining and energy

  • Principles of thermodynamics.
  • Heat exchange
  • Energy conversion
  • Heat storage and methods of intensification of heat exchange
  • Laminar and turbulent flow
  • Measurements of temperature and flow rate
  • Fuel cell technology
  • The most important analytical techniques used in environmental laboratories
  • Combustion processes of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels - energy and environmental aspects
  • Lithium cell technology
  • Storage and conversion of energy
  • Methods hydrogen production and use
  • The techniques of air protection in the coal based power generation
  • Analytical measurements of gas components of flue and process gases
  • The problem of mercury in the coal based power generation
  • Structure and composition of catalysts for flue gas cleaning processes
  • Methods of removing NOx from flue gases
  • Chemical methods of utilization of carbon dioxide
  • Adsorption methods in removal of impurities from industrial gases
  • Recent trends in flue gas cleaning
  • The physical principles and functioning of renewable energy conversion installations.
  • Hybrid systems for renewable energy
  • The calculation methods used for the analysis of renewable energy installations
  • Management of solid waste materials in the conventional energy
  • he concept of carbon footprint (e.g. carbon footprint, water footprint) in the technological processes.
  • The application of life cycle assessments (LCA) methodology (on a selected example). The application of the methodology of life cycle assessment LCA
  • Refinery and petrochemical processes of crude oil processing
  • Technologies of manufacturing and properties of conventional liquid fuels (gasoline, diesel oil, heating oil) and biofuels
  • Quality parameters of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels
  • Pyrolysis and gasification processes, industrial implementation of the pyrolysis process, solid fuel gasification technologies
  • Clean coal technologies.
  • Combustion processes of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels - energy and environmental aspects
  • Basic indicators of evaluation of investment efficiency
  • Methods of fuels and energy systems modeling
  • Basic formulas of fuels ad energy systems models