02 março 2011

Curso BEST

Black gold: Drill for it... It ain't no trick to get rich quick!

Place: Athens, Greece
Dates: 19 July 2011 to 31 July 2011
Season: summer11
Organised by: BEST Group Athens
University: National Technical University of Athens
Type: BEST Course on Technology
Fee: 45.0 euro

Application until: 20 Mar 2011 at 23:00 CET

General description

When you hear about black gold does your mind travel to Arabic countries, millionaire businessmen, mysterious women and flying carpets? Or huge oil platforms lost in nordic seas?

Well, think twice...

They may have the sources, but we posess the knowledge!! Come to Athens to find out what happens in a distilation column and learn about the journey of the petroleum from the depths of the earth to the deposit of your car.

But this won't be all... Prepare yourselves for the Halara greek way of living! Discover the city with the rich history where the ancient world meets the contemporary life. Get tanned while visiting the Parthenon and learn how democracy was born. Spend your day in our amazing beaches, experience the original <> party, taste the delicious souvlaki and last but not least join us in a surprise trip and explore our famous islands!

Academic information

•Fields of activity: Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering, Agronomics/Forestry, Applied Sciences, Architectural Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Biological/Biotechnical/Gene Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry/Chemical Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics, Control Engineering/Systems engineering, Economics/Business Administration/Marketing, Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering, Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Food Engineering, Geology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Machine & Instrument engineering/Design, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Mining/Mineral Resources Engineering, Multimedia and Communication Design, Naval Architecture & Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Pharmacy, Physics/Physics Engineering, Power Engineering, Production Engineering/Management, Rural and Surveying Engineering, Telecommunications/Electronics, Transport Engineering

•Content and topics: During this course, the topics that will be covered are: -Crude Oil Production and Reserves -Refinery Processes for Automotive Fuels Production -Motor Gasoline -Automotive Diesel -Bioethanol -Biodiesel

•Learning goals and objectives: The aim of this course is to provide information on the production, properties, use and environmental impacts of automotive fuels. The automotive fuels consumption in European Union is continuously increasing. In an attempt to reduce the environmental impact (reduce CO2 emissions) of the transport sector, EU promotes the use of biofuels in automotive fuels. The introduction of biofuels in automotive fuels has an impact on the properties and quality of the automotive fuels, plus an environmental impact.

•Level of teaching: Introductory - no prior experience on the topic required

•Examination type: Written exam

•Estimated number of learning hours: 36

•Number of ECTS credits issued: Not known yet

Information for applicants

•Requirements for participants: Interest in the topic

•Selection criteria for participants: Motivation letter

Mais informações: www.best.eu.org

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