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Pilot Scale Gasification of Woody Biomass

Title: Pilot-scale gasification of woody biomass

Author: Elder, Thomas; Groom, Leslie H.;

Date: 2011

Source: Biomass and Bioenergy 35:3522-3528

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The gasification of pine and mixed-hardwood chips has been carried out in a pilot-scale system at a range of gas flow rates. Consuming ~17-30 kgh-1 of feedstock, the producer gas was composed of ~200 dm3 m-3 carbon monoxide, 12 dm3 m-3 carbon dioxide, 30 dm3 m-3 methane and 190 dm3 m-3 hydrogen, with an energy content of ~6 MJ m-3 for both feedstocks. It was found that the efficiency of the system was enhanced at higher flow rates.

Keywords: Gasification, Pine, Hardwoods, Producer gas, Flow rate, Biomax 25

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Elder, Thomas; Groom, Leslie H. 2011. Pilot-scale gasification of woody biomass. Biomass and Bioenergy 35:3522-3528.


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