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The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Edited By: Jaap Koppejan and Sjaak van Loo

464 pages, photos, figs, tabs, maps


Paperback | Jun 2010 | #186736 | ISBN-13: 9781849711043
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This handbook presents both the theory and application of biomass combustion and co-firing, from basic principles to industrial combustion and environmental impact.


Introduction * Biomass Fuel Properties and Basic Principles of Biomass Combustion * Biomass Fuel Supply and Pre-treatment * Domestic Wood-Burning Appliances * Combustion Technologies for Industrial and District Heating Systems * Power Generation and Co-generation * Co-combustion * Biomass Ash Characteristics and Behaviour in Combustion Systems * Environmental Aspects of Biomass Combustion * Policies * Research and Development: Needs and Ongoing Activities * Index

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Sjaak van Loo has been leader of IEA Bioenergy Task 32 since 1998. He is currently leading his privately owned company Procede Group BV. Jaap Koppejan has also been involved in IEA Bioenergy Task 32 since 1998. Together with Sjaak he recently started Procede Biomass, an R&D company focused on bioenergy technology development and applications.

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