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Titel:
Characterization of biomass fuels. An inventory of standard procedures for the determination of biomass properties
 
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Gepubliceerd door: Publicatie datum:
ECN 1-6-1996
 
ECN publicatienummer: Publicatie type:
ECN-C--96-032 ECN rapport
 
Aantal pagina's: Volledige tekst:
66  Niet beschikbaar.

Samenvatting:
Due to the growing interest of the application of biomass and wastestreams for energy production, relevant properties of these materials are being determined at many places. At present, existing standard procedures for mineral and solid fuels are used for the characterization, although it is not clear whether these procedures are fully applicable for biomass and organic waste. There is a need for information on the basis of which the supply, storage and conversion of biomass can be assessed and designed. Furthermore, there is a need to start up international standardization and normalization of biomass and waste to be applied as bio-fuels. Within the title project the following objectives were formulated: (1) to establish a list of properties by means of which biomass materials can be characterized and evaluated for supply and conversion; and (2) to make an inventory of existing standards, procedures and methods which are used to characterize biomass, and to identify white spots regarding the availability of standards for all desired properties. This information could become a basis for a database on biomass properties. 4 figs., 6 tabs., 62 refs.


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