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Combustion Characteristics of Unused Bamboo Using New Compact Combustor
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Experimental study is to develop the biomass furnace combustor which can effectively employ unused bamboo as a fuel. Consideration is given to the combustion gas components and combustion gas temperature in the combustor and the thermal efficiency. It is found from the study that (i) unused bamboo can take place self-combustion and the stable combustion yields and can be maintained, (ii) combustion temperature distribution appears along the vertical direction in combustor, (iii) the concentrations of nitrogen oxide and sulfur oxides are lower than the discharge standard value, (iv) the collected maximum ash size is less than 1mm, and (v) higher thermal efficiency over 50% yields.
Keywords:Unused biomass, Compact combustor, Stable Combustion, combustion analysis, thermal efficiency
Author: Chong Liu1, Shuichi Torii1
1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kumamoto UniversityKurokami, 2-39-1, Kumamoto, 860-8555, Japan
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