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Energies 2019, 12(7), 1383; https://doi.org/10.3390/en12071383

The Impact of Fuel Type on the Output Parameters of a New Biofuel Burner

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Department of Organization and Production Engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowoursynowska Street 164, 02-787 Warsaw, Poland
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Department of Production Management, Bialystok University of Technology, Wiejska Street 45A, 15-351 Bialystok, Poland
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Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Technological Information Systems, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 38 D, 20-618 Lublin, Poland
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Received: 26 February 2019 / Revised: 8 April 2019 / Accepted: 8 April 2019 / Published: 10 April 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cleaner Combustion)
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Abstract

Intensified action aimed at reducing CO2 emissions and striving for energy self-sufficiency of both business entities and individual consumers are forcing the sustainable development of environmentally friendly and renewable energy sources. The development of an appropriate class of equipment and production technology is not without significance in this process. On the basis of a proven design for a combustion burner for ecological fuels, a new biofuel burner, also dedicated to prosumers’ energetics, was built. The aim of the study was to determine the effect of the type of biofuel on a burner’s output parameters, especially gaseous emissions, during the combustion of four types of fuels, including three types of biomass. The combustion temperature was measured for lignite, wood pellets, straw pellets, and sunflower pellets. An analysis of exhaust gas composition was performed for lignite and wood pellets. The results of exhaust emissions and combustion temperatures were compared with the burners currently in use. The use of a new burner might contribute to cleaner combustion and reducing the emissions of some gaseous components. View Full-Text
Keywords: biofuel burner; combustion; ecological fuels; energy management; cleaner combustion biofuel burner; combustion; ecological fuels; energy management; cleaner combustion
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Tucki, K.; Orynycz, O.; Wasiak, A.; Świć, A.; Wichłacz, J. The Impact of Fuel Type on the Output Parameters of a New Biofuel Burner. Energies 2019, 12, 1383.

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