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The pellet handbook : the production and thermal utilisation of pellets

Author: Ingwald Obernberger; Gerold Thek
Publisher: London, UK ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Biomass pellets are a suitable fuel type for a wide range of applications, from stoves and central heating systems up to large-scale plants, and with practically complete automation in all these capacities. This handbook, written and edited by experienced professionals from IEA Bioenergy Task 32 in cooperation with BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH, Graz, Austria, other IEA Tasks and external experts, is the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Obernberger, Ingwald.
Pellet handbook.
London, UK ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010
(DLC) 2010027643
(OCoLC)648480733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ingwald Obernberger; Gerold Thek
ISBN: 9781136539916 1136539913
OCLC Number: 801405190
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 549 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Definitions and Standards --
3. Physio-chemical Characterisation of Raw Materials and Pellets --
4. Pellet Production and Logistics --
5. Safety Considerations and Health Concerns for Pellets During Storage, Handling and Transportation --
6. Wood Pellet Combustion Technologies --
7. Cost Analysis of Pellet Production --
8. Cost Analysis of Pellet Utilisation in the Residential Heating Sector --
9. Environmental Evaluation when using Pellets for Residential Heating Compared to other Energy Carriers --
10. Current International Market Overview and Projections --
11. Case Studies for the use of Pellets for Energy Generation --
12. Research and Development.
Responsibility: Ingwald Obernberger and Gerold Thek.

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'Undoubtedly the most comprehensive work ever produced on this subject ... Well illustrated and easy to read, the book will surely become the essential reference for our industry.'Gordon Murray, Read more...

 
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