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Publikācija: Briquettes from Mixtures of Herbaceous Biomass and Wood: Biofuel Investigation and Combustion Tests

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Publication language English (en)
Title in original language Briquettes from Mixtures of Herbaceous Biomass and Wood: Biofuel Investigation and Combustion Tests
Field of research 2. Engineering and technology
Sub-field of research 2.7 Environmental engineering and energetics
Authors Aivars Žandeckis
Francesco Romagnoli
Anna Kubule
Vladimirs Kirsanovs
Andres Menind
Mart Hovi
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Abstract The background idea of the current research lies directly in the evaluation of combustion performance and its association to the analysis of the quality of different types of herbaceous-based briquettes mixed with wood. In total, 25 briquette samples were prepared using different proportions of herbaceous and woody biomass. Draff, buckwheat hulls, straw, rapeseed by-product from biofuel production, oats, and common reed were used. Briquettes fully produced from wood were used as a benchmark. A laboratory analysis was completed to determine the following parameters of the samples: moisture and ash content, calorific value, ash melting temperature, content of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and sulphur. The combustion tests were executed using a heating stove for all samples. The results show that some types of non-wood biomass have a positive effect on briquette production and the combustion processes.
DOI: 10.3303/CET1442012
Hyperlink: http://www.aidic.it/cet/14/42/012.pdf 
Reference Žandeckis, A., Romagnoli, F., Beloborodko, A., Kirsanovs, V., Menind, A., Hovi, M. Briquettes from Mixtures of Herbaceous Biomass and Wood: Biofuel Investigation and Combustion Tests. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2014, Vol.42, pp.67-72. ISSN 2283-9216. Available from: doi:10.3303/CET1442012
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