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Title: A computer program for analysis of fuelwood harvesting costs

Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-46. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1985. 18 pages

Author(s): Harpole, George B.; Rensi, Giuseppe

Publication Year: 1985  View PDF »

Category: General Technical Reports

Abstract: The fuelwood harvesting computer program (FHP) is written in FORTRAN 60 and designed to select a collection of harvest units and systems from among alternatives to satisfy specified energy requirements at a lowest cost per million Btu's as recovered in a boiler, or thousand pounds of H2O evaporative capacity kiln drying. Computed energy costs are used as a criterion of economic viability. Sensitivities of energy costs and fuel requirements to changes in moisture content are computed and provided in the printed output.

Keywords: Wood/bark fuel, harvesting, economics, computer program

File size: 378 kb(s)

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RITS Product ID: 12479

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