Pyrolysis and Torrefaction of Bio Mass

Course Name: 

TH 829 PYROLYSIS AND TORREFACTION OF BIO MASS

Programme: 

M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3- 0- 0) 3

Content: 

Significance of pyrolysis and torrefaction of biomass, Pyrolysis methods for bimass and other organic waste materials generated in Industries, Municipality etc., to produce Biofuels, Vacuum pyrolysis, Processes involved for Biomass, Biochar, Torrefaction methods, process of torrefaction, pelletisation/briquetting processes, densification methods, biocoal production, gasification of biomass

References: 

Bergman, P.C.A.; Kiel, J.H.A., 2005, “Torrefaction for biomass upgrading”, ECN report, ECN-RX—05-180 Bergman, P.C.A.; Boersma, A.R.; Zwart, R.W.H.; Kiel, J.H.A., 2005, “Development of torrefaction for biomass co-firing in existing coal-fired power stations”, ECN report ECN-C—05-013 Bergman, P.C.A., 2005, “Combined torrefaction and pelletisation - the TOP process”, ECN Report, ECN-C—05-073 Bergman, P.C.A.; Boersma, A.R.; Kiel, J.H.A.; Prins, M.J.; Ptasinski, K.J.; Janssen, F.G.G.J., 2005, “Torrefied biomass for entrained-flow gasification of biomass”,ECN Report ECN-C—05-026.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
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Karnataka, India.

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