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Title: The prediction of gross calorific value using infrared (IR) spectroscopy and multivariate analysis

Source: In: Shelly JR, ed. Woody Biomass Utilization: Proceedings of the International Conference on Woody Biomass Utilization. Forest Products Society, Starkville, MS (August 4-5, 2009). 48-51.

Author(s)So, Chi-Leung; Eberhardt, Thomas L.

Publication Year: 2011  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings

Abstract: The gross calorific value (GCV) of a fuel, also known as the higher heating value (HHV) or gross heat of combustion, is the amount of heat released by a specified quantity (initially at 25°C) once it is com-busted and the products returned to that temperature. Fuwape (1989) noted that extractive-free wood from Gmelina arborea (Roxb), a hardwood, had a lower gross heat of combustion than the unextracted wood. In a later study, finding that extractive-free plant parts resulted in lower HHVs than the unextracted parts, Demirbas (2003) produced an equation relating the differential HHV to extractives content.

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 354 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/17/2012

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RITS Product ID: 61394

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