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Biomass gasification, pyrolysis and torrefaction : practical design and theory

Author: Prabir Basu
Publisher: Amsterdam : Academic Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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This book offers comprehensive coverage of biomass in its gas, liquid, and solid states, explaining the basic principles of energy conversion systems; focuses on the design, analysis, and operational aspects of biomass gasification, pyrolysis, and torrefaction; and provides insight into the design of biomass conversion systems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Basu, Prabir, 1946- author.
Biomass gasification, pyrolysis and torrefaction.
(OCoLC)852806063
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Prabir Basu
ISBN: 9780123965431 0123965438
OCLC Number: 853564381
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Economic issues of biomass energy conversion --
3. Biomass characteristics --
4. Torrefaction --
5. Pyrolysis --
6. Tar production and destruction --
7. Gasification theory --
8. Design of biomass gasifiers --
9. Hydrothermal gasification of biomass --
10. Biomass cofiring and torrefaction --
11. Production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from biomass --
12. Biomass handling --
13. Analytical techniques.
Responsibility: by Prabir Basu.

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