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Proc. ASME. GT2023, Volume 3B: Combustion, Fuels, and Emissions, V03BT04A028, June 26–30, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2023-103191
... Abstract As our society transitioning away from fossil fuel-based energy system to reduce carbon emissions, renewable energy sources are needed to meet the increasing energy demand in the near future. Biomass, consisting mostly of plant-based organic materials, is a promising alternative...
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Proc. ASME. GT2021, Volume 6: Ceramics and Ceramic Composites; Coal, Biomass, Hydrogen, and Alternative Fuels; Microturbines, Turbochargers, and Small Turbomachines, V006T03A011, June 7–11, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2021-59830
.... These latter included co-gasification of coal and biomass, in proportions of 30:70, in three different fuel mixtures. Any drop in the energy content of the coal/biomass blend, with respect to 100% coal, translated into a reduction in gas turbine (GT) firing temperature and load, according to the guidelines...
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Proc. ASME. GT2020, Volume 3: Ceramics; Coal, Biomass, Hydrogen, and Alternative Fuels, V003T03A010, September 21–25, 2020
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2020-14993
... *muhammadali.uzair@poliba.it ABSTRACT The hydrodynamics and heat transfer of a binary mixture of sand and biomass in a fluidized bed have been numerically investigated. The Eulerian multi-fluid model MFM incorporating kinetic theory of granular flow was used to numerically investigate fluidized bed. A commercial...
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Proc. ASME. GT2013, Volume 1B: Combustion, Fuels and Emissions, V01BT04A006, June 3–7, 2013
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2013-94994
..., 70569 Stuttgart, Germany E-mail: Marina.Braun-Unkhoff@dlr.de ABSTRACT Biomass is a clean, renewable energy source with a large potential to contribute significantly to power generation, promising a more environmentally friendly production of electricity in future, with lower greenhouse gas emissions...
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Proc. ASME. GT2011, Volume 1: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Wind Turbine Technology, 573-582, June 6–10, 2011
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2011-45727
... 07 05 2012 In Mediterranean regions, such as Puglia in Italy, the supply chain constraints (i.e. local biomass availability, logistics of supply, storage and seasonality issues) limit the optimal size of a biomass fired power plant in a range of 5–15 MWe. In this scenario, innovative...
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Proc. ASME. GT2009, Volume 1: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Education; Electric Power; Awards and Honors, 449-458, June 8–12, 2009
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2009-59891
... temperature. For er parameters, where considered the ones that give the highest ncies. he paper shows the IPRP efficiency, when fuelled with different s or wastes materials and for different GT (plant) size. eywords: biomass, pyrolysis, microturbine, pyrogas, tar, char, kiln, modelling] NCLATURE &W Biomass...
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Proc. ASME. GT2008, Volume 1: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Manufacturing, Materials and Metallurgy; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery, 369-375, June 9–13, 2008
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2008-51188
... biomass pyrolysis permanent gases reaction temperature Pyrolysis is one of the most promising conversion routes for biomass utilization, wherein biomass can be converted to solids, liquids and permanent gases, which are all used as a fuel. Researchers have proved that non-condensable...
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Proc. ASME. GT2007, Volume 1: Turbo Expo 2007, 453-458, May 14–17, 2007
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2007-28000
... biomass pyrolysis microturbine pyrogas tar char rotary kiln The Integrated Pyrolysis Regenerated Plant (IPRP) concept is based on a Gas Turbine (GT) fuelled by pyrogas produced in a rotary kiln slow pyrolysis reactor; pyrolysis process by-product, char, is used to provide the thermal...
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Proc. ASME. GT2003, Volume 1: Turbo Expo 2003, 219-225, June 16–19, 2003
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2003-38295
... Under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Energy/National Energy Technology Laboratory, a multidisciplinary team led by the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) has identified a high performance biomass gasification/combined cycle system using Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) as the major...
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Proc. ASME. GT2004, Volume 7: Turbo Expo 2004, 103-112, June 14–17, 2004
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2004-53900
... An energetic model of an internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell (IRSOFC) is developed. It is integrated in a process coupling fluidized bed steam gasification of biomass and an IRSOFC-gas turbine hybrid cycle. Process simulation is performed using the software package IPSEpro. The model...
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Proc. ASME. GT2004, Volume 7: Turbo Expo 2004, 179-183, June 14–17, 2004
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2004-54208
... Pyrolysis is an important basic process for biomass thermo-chemical conversion. By different condition of the process, a series of technologies can be designed to produce different products, such as mid-Btu gas, syngas, liquid fuel and hydrogen. This paper presents the experimental data...
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Proc. ASME. GT2004, Volume 7: Turbo Expo 2004, 35-43, June 14–17, 2004
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2004-53269
... The conversion of solid fuels such as biomass into a combustible gas provides the opportunity to enhance the efficiency of biomass based power systems. It allows solid fuels to be used in high efficiency power generation processes such as Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC). Using...
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Proc. ASME. GT2004, Volume 7: Turbo Expo 2004, 167-177, June 14–17, 2004
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2004-54194
... be to convert local biomass into a biomass gas (BG) for co-utilization with NG. Essentially, construct a biomass integrated gasifier (BIG) CC system or co-generator system (CG) to matched the nearby biomass supply to deliver supplementary BG to an existing NGCC system or an old steam plant to be repowered...
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Proc. ASME. GT2005, Volume 1: Turbo Expo 2005, 401-405, June 6–9, 2005
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2005-68350
... 03 11 2008 Pyrolysis is the most fundamental process in thermal chemical conversion of biomass, and pyrolysis kinetic analysis is valuable for the in-depth explore of process mechanism. On the basis of thermal gravity analysis of different kinds of biomass feedstock, thermal kinetics...
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Proc. ASME. GT2005, Volume 1: Turbo Expo 2005, 453-461, June 6–9, 2005
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2005-69032
... U n e Proceedings of GT2005 ASME Turbo Expo 2005: Power for Land, Sea and Air USA 32 1 the characterization of tar components are discussed and economical possibilities to recover tar compounds are compared. The process is able to produce energy from biomass and from different kinds of residues...
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Proc. ASME. GT2006, Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, 447-454, May 8–11, 2006
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2006-91142
...Proceedings of GT2006 ASME Turbo Expo 2006: Power for Land, Sea and Air May 8-11, 2006, Barcelona, Spain Proceedings of GT2006 ASME Turbo Expo 2006: Power for Land, Sea and Air its retrofitting for biomass cofiring. A predicting tool is developed to estimate this performance variation using...
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Proc. ASME. GT2006, Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, 359-362, May 8–11, 2006
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2006-90591
... from natural gas, coal and petroleum residue, with the target product being methanol, dimethyl ether (DME), gasoline, diesel, and so on [4,5]. For the limited reserve of fossil fuel and the serious environmental emission during its 1 Copyright © 2006 by ASME BIOMASS GASIFICATION F Xiaodong Zhang, Min...
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Proc. ASME. GT2006, Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, 363-367, May 8–11, 2006
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2006-90593
... hydrogen extra energy in biomass can be used to further decompose some water for even higher hydrogen productivity. With relatively low sulphur and zero net CO2 emission, the technology of hydrogen production from biomass is environmentally harmonious, especially helpful for the mitigation of CO2. What s...
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Proc. ASME. GT2006, Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, 409-416, May 8–11, 2006
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2006-90818
... rotary kiln reactor with a rigidly connected feeding screw conveyor, given its geometric and energetic specifications. Part 2 of the paper will extend the energy balance introducing also the yields of pyrolysis products. [Keywords: biomass, pyrolysis, rotary kiln, residence time, syngas, tar, char...
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Proc. ASME. GT2006, Volume 2: Aircraft Engine; Ceramics; Coal, Biomass and Alternative Fuels; Controls, Diagnostics and Instrumentation; Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, 417-421, May 8–11, 2006
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: GT2006-90819
..., the aim of the balance is to obtain the composition of the yields of the pyrolysis of wood biomass, in terms of syngas, tar and char. Results can be used to choose the correct rotational speed before doing the real pyrolysis test. [Keywords: biomass, pyrolysis, syngas, tar, char, residence time, rotary...