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2011 | 32 | 4 | 423-433

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Modelling of pollutants concentrations from the biomass combustion process


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This paper presents possibilities for of numerical modelling of biomass combustion in a commercially available boiler. A sample of biomass was tested with respect to its physical and chemical properties. Thermogravimetry studies of biomass were carried out. Computer simulation makes it possible to analyse complex phenomena which are otherwise difficult to observe. The aim of this work was to model biomass combustion to predict the amount of pollutants generated (NOx, CO, SO2) in the exhaust gases coming out from boilers The calculations were made using the CHEMKIN program. Results of calculations were performed taking into account the influence of temperature, pressure and residence time.









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1 - 12 - 2011
15 - 2 - 2012


  • Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science, AGH University of Science & Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
  • Faculty of Metals Engineering and Industrial Computer Science, AGH University of Science & Technology, Al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Krakow, Poland
  • Faculty of Materials Processing Technology and Applied Physics, Czestochowa University of Technology, Al. Armii Krajowej 19, 42-200 Czestochowa, Poland


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