Liquid Fuel From Bio-Mass

By: Shadangi, Krushna PrasadContributor(s): Singh, R K [Supervisor] | Department of Chemical EngineeringMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: 2010Description: 75 pSubject(s): Engineering and Technology | Chemical Engineering | BiofuelOnline resources: Click here to access online Dissertation note: Thesis (M.Tech (R))- National Institute of Technology, Rourkela Summary: Bio-energy is now accepted as having the potential to provide the major part of the projected renewable energy provisions of the future. Pyrolysi s is one of the three main thermal routes, with gasification and combustion, for providing a useful and valuable bio-fuel. Thermal pyrolysis of castor seeds, soybean seeds and polanga de-oiled ca ke were carried out in a semi batch reactor made up of stainless steel at temperature range fro m 450 o C to 600 o C to produce bio-fuel. The effect of temperature on pyrolysis of the above raw materials is studied to know the optimum temperature for maximum liquid yield. The thermal d egradation temperatures of the raw materials are studied using thermo gravimetric anal ysis (TGA) at a heating rate of 20 o C/min. in air atmosphere. The oil samples obtained at optimum condition is analyzed according to their fuel properties, elemental analysis, functional gro up presents, and compounds presents.
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Bio-energy is now accepted as having the potential
to provide the major part of the projected
renewable energy provisions of the future. Pyrolysi
s is one of the three main thermal routes, with
gasification and combustion, for providing a useful
and valuable bio-fuel. Thermal pyrolysis of
castor seeds, soybean seeds and polanga de-oiled ca
ke were carried out in a semi batch reactor
made up of stainless steel at temperature range fro
m 450
o
C to 600
o
C to produce bio-fuel. The
effect of temperature on pyrolysis of the above raw
materials is studied to know the optimum
temperature for maximum liquid yield. The thermal d
egradation temperatures of the raw
materials are studied using thermo gravimetric anal
ysis (TGA) at a heating rate of 20
o
C/min. in
air atmosphere. The oil samples obtained at optimum
condition is analyzed according to their
fuel properties, elemental analysis, functional gro
up presents, and compounds presents.

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