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Emissions modeling of fluidised bed co-combustion of poultry litter and peat

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dc.contributor.author Henihan, A.M.
dc.contributor.author Leahy, Martin J.
dc.contributor.author Leahy, J.J.
dc.contributor.author Cummins, E.
dc.contributor.author Kelleher, B.P.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-21T13:42:45Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-21T13:42:45Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/414
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Gaseous emissions from the fluidised bed co-combustion of 50% w/w chicken litter and peat were monitored and recorded. Emission data were used to create a dispersion model for a proposed site on a poultry farm in Ireland. Variables within the combustion unit influenced both combustion and emission levels of pollutants such as SO2 and NOx, CO. Concentrations of atmospheric pollutants decreased with use of the correct ratio between fluidising and secondary air. Dispersion modelling of combustion at a proposed poultry unit predicted that ground level concentrations for the set of emissions data would be below the limits and guidelines set by air quality standards. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Kantoher Poultry Producers Association(KPPA)EPA en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier Science LTD en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Bioresource Technology;87/3/pp289-284
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0960-8524(02)00234-1
dc.subject co-combustion en_US
dc.subject chicken litter en_US
dc.subject peat en_US
dc.title Emissions modeling of fluidised bed co-combustion of poultry litter and peat en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.internal.authorcontactother j.j.leahy@ul.ie
dc.internal.authorcontactother david.connolly@ul.ie


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