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Modeling the influence of potassium content and heating rate on biomass pyrolysis

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dc.contributor.author Trubetskaya, Anna
dc.contributor.author Surup, Gerrit Ralf
dc.contributor.author Shapiro, Alexander
dc.contributor.author Bates, Richard B.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-07T15:17:31Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7033
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This study presents a combined kinetic and particle model that describes the effect of potassium and heating rate during the fast pyrolysis of woody and herbaceous biomass. The model calculates the mass loss rate, over a wide range of operating conditions relevant to suspension firing. The shrinking particle model considers internal and external heat transfer limitations and incorporates catalytic effects of potassium on the product yields. Modeling parameters were tuned with experimentally determined char yields at high heating rates (>200 K s−1) using a wire mesh reactor, a single particle burner, and a drop tube reactor. The experimental data demonstrated that heating rate and potassium content have significant effects on the char yield. The importance of shrinkage on the devolatilization time becomes greater with increasing particle size, but showed little influence on the char yields en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Applied Energy;194, pp. 199-211
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.009
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Applied Energy. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Applied Energy, 2017, 194, pp. 199-211, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.009 en_US
dc.subject fast pyrolysis en_US
dc.subject kinetics en_US
dc.subject metaplast en_US
dc.subject potassium en_US
dc.subject heating rate en_US
dc.title Modeling the influence of potassium content and heating rate on biomass pyrolysis en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.009
dc.contributor.sponsor Kempestiftelserna. en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2019-03-14
dc.embargo.terms 2019-03-14 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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