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Challenges in small-scale combustion of agricultural biomass fuels
Austrian Bioenergy Centre.
Austrian Bioenergy Centre.
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, Energy Science.
2007 (English)In: 9th Conference on Energy for a Clean Environment: Clean Air 2007, 2007Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In the present work, several agricultural biomass fuels, namely straw, Miscanthus,maize whole crop and horse manure mixed with two bedding materials, woodshavings and straw, were reviewed in terms of fuel characteristics. Furthermore,these fuels were tested in several existing boiler technologies and the particulateand gaseous emissions were monitored. The ash was analysed visually in terms ofpresence of sintered material. As expected, all the fuels showed problems withash lumping and slag formation, especially straw and horse manure. Differentboiler technologies showed different operational performance regarding ash andslag management. Miscanthus was the best fuel tested regarding emissions. Maizeand horse manure are problematic fuels regarding NOx and particulate emissions.Due to the big variation of the fuel properties and therefore combustion behaviourof agricultural biomass, further R&D is required to adapt the existing small-scalecombustion systems for these new fuels. Improvements in the combustionchamber design, controlling technology and ash removal systems of small-scalecombustion systems are therefore essential.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-38218Local ID: c8913110-a289-11dc-ac39-000ea68e967bOAI: diva2:1011717
Conference on Energy for a Clean Environment : 02/07/2007 - 05/07/2007
Godkänd; 2007; Bibliografisk uppgift: CD; 20071204 (joakim)Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03Bibliographically approved

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