Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Biomass Torrefaction

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  • Author : Stephen Gent
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • ISBN : 0128095172
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Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Biomass Torrefaction

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  • Author : Stephen Gent,Michael Twedt,Christina Gerometta,Evan Almberg
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 June 2017
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Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Biomass Torrefaction: For Biofuels and Value-Added Products presents a firm foundation of torrefaction technologies and their economic and sustainability aspects. It offers a theoretical background in the underlying principles of torrefaction reactions, including thermodynamics, chemical reactions, process modeling, end-products, and value-added products such as biochar and torr-gas. It also provides an overview of best practices in torrefaction systems, reactor design and scale-up, and compares torrefaction with other thermochemical processing technologies. The authors discuss feedstock availability

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