The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing, ISBN-13: 978-1849711043
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- 464 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (June 30, 2010)
- Author(s): Sjaak van Loo, Sjakk van Loo, Jaap Koppejan
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1849711046
- ISBN-13: 978-1849711043
This unique handbook presents both the theory and application of biomass combustion and co-firing, from basic principles to industrial combustion and environmental impact, in a clear and comprehensive manner. It offers a solid grounding on biomass combustion, and advice on improving combustion systems.
Written by leading international academics and industrial experts, and prepared under the auspices of the IEA Bioenergy Implementing Agreement, the handbook is an essential resource for anyone interested in biomass combustion and co-firing technologies varying from domestic woodstoves to utility-scale power generation. The book covers subjects including biomass fuel pre-treatment and logistics, modelling the combustion process and ash-related issues, as well as featuring an overview of the current R&D needs regarding biomass combustion.
Biomass Fuel Properties and Basic Principles of Biomass Combustion
Biomass Fuel Supply and Pre-treatment
Domestic Wood-Burning Appliances
Combustion Technologies for Industrial and District Heating Systems
Power Generation and Co-generation
Biomass Ash Characteristics and Behavior in Combustion Systems
Environmental Aspects of Biomass Combustion
Research and Development: Needs and Ongoing Activities
About the Author
Sjaak van Loo has been leader of IEA Bioenergy Task 32 since 1998. He is currently leading his privately owned company Procede Group BV. Jaap Koppejan has also been involved in IEA Bioenergy Task 32 since 1998. Together with Sjaak he recently started Procede Biomass, an R&D company focused on bioenergy technology development and applications.
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