Centre of Biosystems Engineering, Biomass Energetics and Water Engineering

 

Name of the Research Infrastructure (RI) Open access Centre of Bio system engineering, biomass energy and water engineering
Acronym of the RI BIBEVIC
Website of the RI http://asu.lt/language/en/university/structure/academic-infrastructure-units/open-access-centre/the-centre-of-biosystems-engineering-biomass-energy-and-water-engineering/laboratories/
Location (address) of the RI Studentų str. 15A, Akademija, LT-53362 Kaunas distr., Lithuania
Scientific domain(s) of the RI
  • Chemistry and Material Sciences
  • Engineering and Energy
Type of RI single-sited
Research Services at the RI
  • Testing of technical stand of field sprayers for wine-growing, fruit-culture and hop- culture;
  • The investigation of working parameters and adjustment of sprayers for wine-growing, fruit-culture and hop-culture;
  • Hyperspectral imaging;
  • Aerial photography;
  • Creating spectral libraries;
  • Hiperspectral images processing;
  • Areal photography using UAV;
  • Camera calibration for arial photography;
  • Flight planing for arial photography;
  • Creating orthophoto maps;
  • Stereoscopic 3-dimensional data processing;
  • Object-based interpretation;
  • Laser scaning data processing;
  • GIS training;
  • Creating of  GIS data bases;
  • Estimation of technical state of structure (concrete, reinforced concrete, masonry);
  • Estimation of technical state of hydroscheme;
  • Estimation of consistency of concrete mixture;
  • Estimation of density and water absorbability of concrete;
  • Estimation of filtration coefficient of powdery materials;
  • Bathymetry of water body or part of it and providing results as digital terrain model;
  • Expeditious water quality sampling of water body;
  • Soil moisture dynamic for any period;
  • Monitoring of status of hydraulic structures;
  • Applications of nano technologies for increase of treatment effectiveness;
  • Diagnostic of land drainage effectiveness;
  • Physical and mathematical modelling of streams and water bodies;
  • Microclimate evaluation in manufacturing environments;
  • Air pollutants rating from livestock buildings;
  • Gas emission mitigation measures rating;
  • Automatic control of energy processes and measurements of various indicators;
  • Modelling and implementation of process control;
  • Investigation of solar collectors;
  • Investigation of low power generators of  wind power plants;
  • Diagnostics and investigation of hydraulic/electrohydraulic systems;
  • Investigation of tractor‘s exploitation indicators;
  • Investigation of operating indicators of internal combustion engines;
  • Research of acoustic noise and mechanical vibration and development of reduction means;
  • Environmental pollution testing and measures for its reduction;
  • Ergonomic research of human body movements and analysis of dynamic forces (pressures) on his hands and fingers;
  • The investigation of qualitative parameters of biofuel and other biomass processes;
  • Biofuel and other biomass processes of qualitative parameters of the investigation.
  • Instrument measures how organic (oil, MIBK, kerosene, mineral diesel, biodiesel) follows the aqueous and acidic solutions – they contain a number of elements;
  • The investigation of qualitative parameters of biofuel and other biomass processes;
  • The investigation of qualitative parameters of biofuel and other biomass processes;
  • Air pollution assessment of the heat generating plants (boilers), process management and modeling;
  • The thermal conductivity studies; Calorific value studies;
  • Biofuel preparation technology analysis, modeling and assessment;
  • Biomass resources, the supply of biofuel logistic systems analysis, modeling;
  • Solid fuel contamination studies;
  • Microclimate and ventilation systems technological assessment of crop production and warehouses;
  • Material drying process and thermal energy in technology, work and living environment analysis, assessment of renovation;
  • Estimation of energy value of biomass and organic waste converted to biogas;
  • Process optimisation of biogas production from plant biomass or organic wastes;
  • Investigation of process of biogas production;
  • Revision of biogas analysers;
  • The investigation of qualitative parameters of biofuel and other biomass processes.
Equipment at the RI
  • CO2 gas concentration in the soil meter „Honold G200-X“;
  • Air pycnometer;
  • Field inspection vane tester;
  • The penetrologger;
  • Soil moisture meter;
  • Electronics dynamometers „Dynafor LLXh 25“;
  • Hand-held vane anemometer and pressure measuring device for differential pressure;
  • Disk grain mill-crusher „Lacotec-Wader“ MM200/4E;
  • Laboratory machine for grain separation from vegetative part „Wintersteiger LD 350“;
  • Digital speed measurement device (tachometer);
  • Laboratory shaker with set of sieves „Haver Ekl 450“;
  • Plant stems shredder „Laimet HP 21“;
  • Force measuring machine for small loads „INSTRON 5960“;
  • Test Equipment for Testing Field Sprayers and sprayers for wine-growing, fruit-culture and hop-culture;
  • Mobile soil electrical conductivity test unit „Veris“;
  • High speed video camera „Photron“;
  • Agricultural machinery automatic steering gear;
  • Hyperspectral imaging system;
  • System of aerial photography;
  • Processing of data from laser scanning system;
  • Object-based image processing system;
  • Equipment for technical state of agricultural and hydraulic engineering structures testing;
  • Equipment for building materials testing;
  • Equipment for facility innovations of agricultural buildings and geofiltration safety of hydraulic engineering structures testing;
  • Water level sensor;
  • Water level sensor with data logger;
  • Water sampler from different depth; Bathometer;
  • Bottom substrate sampler;
  • Bottom substrate sample;
  • Ekman device;
  • Mobile Doppler ultrasound device;
  • Set of bathymetric instruments;
  • Generator of “Deg Nano bubbles” and injection into water;
  • CO2 analyser;
  • Current meter;
  • Acoustic water velocity meter;
  • Portable calorimeter;
  • 17 parameter multizond for water quality sampling;
  • Beat type well-boring device;
  • Spectrophotometer;
  • TDR type soil moisture sampler with data logger;
  • Soil moisture extraction device;
  • Portable pH meter;
  • Double systems;
  • Portable pH meter;
  • Soil moisture, conductivity and temperature measurement with data logger;
  • Portable water level sensor with data logger;
  • Video diagnostic device for drainage pipes;
  • Laser NH3 gas analyzer with air sampling equipments;
  • The chamber of modeling environmental conditions;
  • The wind tunnel;
  • Equipment for research of microclimate;
  • System of automatic control of energy processes;
  • Complex system of physical units measurements;
  • Hybrid system of renewable energy research and visualisation;
  • Equipment of controlling hydraulic/electrohydraulic systems;
  • Stand of tractor‘s exploitation indicators;
  • Dual-channel sound level meter B&K 2270;
  • Sound level meter B&K 2250;
  • Portable human vibration analyzer B&K 4447 NARDA;
  • Broadband Field Meter NBM-550; Fluke 983 Particle Counter;
  • Gas analyzer GASMET DX 4030;
  • Microclimate meter Testo 445;
  • Gas chromatograph with a mass spectrometer;
  • Inductively coupled plasma (ICP) emission spectrometer;
  • High-performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC);
  • Fuel elemental CHNS / O analyzer;
  • Calorimeter IKA 2000;
  • Non-invasive flowmeter;
  • Insulating material of thermal conductivity meter;
  • Furnace testing of biofuel emissions;
  • Versatile multi-channel digital recorder;
  • Portable gas chromatograph pollution research VOYAGER;
  • Drying processes and heat rational use of technology, work and living environment test equipment kit.;
  • Automated laboratory biogas digester;
  • Biogas analyser;
  • Automatic fractional distillation unit.
Size
Year of start of operation (i.e. Status and Status Date) 2013-11-07
Keywords Bio system, bio mass,  energy, water, engineering
Description of the RI Open Access Centre of Bio systems Engineering, Biomass Energy and Water Engineering – the main mission to ensure integrity of the research system in the agricultural, forest, water and food sectors as well as to ensure engineering solutions of scientific achievements and their introduction into production creating safe, environmentally-friendly and resource-sustainable technologies and producing competitive products, and to implement R&D in the fields of bio systems engineering and bioenergy.
Hosting Organisation Aleksandras Stulginskis university
Contacts Open Access Centre Coordinator
Dr. Vaida Steponavičienė
Ph. 8 37 788134, mob. ph. 8 654 37 370
E-mail: vaida.steponaviciene@asu.lt
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