Flash pyrolysis kinetics of pine wood

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Wagenaar, B.M. and Prins, W. and Swaaij, W.P.M. van (1993) Flash pyrolysis kinetics of pine wood. Fuel Processing Technology, 36 (1-3). pp. 291-298. ISSN 0378-3820

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Abstract:The kinetics of sawdust pyrolysis in the temperature range from 300 to 600 °C has been measured. A thermogravimetric analyser was applied for the temperature range from 300 to 450 °C while for measurements in the temperature range from 450 to 600 °C, an entrained flow reactor has been used. The kinetic expression that describes the mass loss of sawdust due to pyrolysis is assumed to be of a single first-order in the unconverted wood. The first-order rate constant obtained from measurements in both the thermogravimetric analyser and the entrained flow reactor can be described by an Arrhenius equation with k0 = 1.4 1010 kg.kg¿1.s¿1 and Ea = 150 KJ.mol¿1.
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Copyright:© 1993 Elsevier Science
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Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0378-3820(93)90039-7
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