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The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

by Sjaak van Loo

The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-firing Synopsis

This unique handbook presents both the theory and application of biomass combustion and co-firing, from basic principles to industrial combustion and environmental impact, in a clear and comprehensive manner. It offers a solid grounding on biomass combustion, and advice on improving combustion systems. Written by leading international academics and industrial experts, and prepared under the auspices of the IEA Bioenergy Implementing Agreement, the handbook is an essential resource for anyone interested in biomass combustion and co-firing technologies varying from domestic woodstoves to utility-scale power generation. The book covers subjects including biomass fuel pre-treatment and logistics, modelling the combustion process and ash-related issues, as well as featuring an overview of the current R&D needs regarding biomass combustion.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849711043
Publication date: 30th June 2010
Author: Sjaak van Loo
Publisher: Earthscan Ltd an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 464 pages
Categories: Solid fuel technology, Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology,

About Sjaak van Loo

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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