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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2008, 9(4), 512-525; doi:10.3390/ijms9040512
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Combustion Analysis of Different Olive Residues

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1 Department of Mechanical, Energetic and Materials Engineering, Industrial Engineering School, University of Extremadura, Avda. Elvas s/n, 06071 Badajoz, Spain. 2 Department of Energy, CIEMAT, Avda. Complutense, 22, Madrid 28040, Spain
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Received: 22 January 2008 / Revised: 5 March 2008 / Accepted: 31 March 2008 / Published: 4 April 2008
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biofuels R&D: Securing the Planet's Future Energy Needs)
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Abstract

The Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) techniques and concretely the study of the burning profile provide information that can be used to estimate the behaviour of the combustion of carbonous materials. Commonly, these techniques have been used for the study of carbons, but are also interesting for the analysis of biomass wastes, due to the different species present on the wastes affect directly to its thermal properties. In this work, techniques of thermal analysis have been applied to compare the behaviour of different wastes coming from olive oil mills. From these results, it is remarkable that the Concentrated Olive Mill Waste Water (COMWW) presents more unfavourable conditions for its combustion.
Keywords: reactivity; biomass; TGA. reactivity; biomass; TGA.
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Miranda, T.; Esteban, A.; Rojas, S.; Montero, I.; Ruiz, A. Combustion Analysis of Different Olive Residues. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2008, 9, 512-525.

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