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Title: Thermochemical characterization of pigeon pea stalk for its efficient utilization as an energy source

Abstract

Pigeon pea stalk is a widely available biomass species in India. In this article the potential use of pigeon pea stalk as a fuel source through thermochemical conversion methods such as combustion, gasification, and pyrolysis has been investigated through experimentation using a thermogravimetric analyzer and pilot-plant-scale equipment. It has been proposed that pigeon pea stalks can be effectively utilized in two ways. The first is to pyrolyze the material to produce value-added products such as char, tar, and fuel gas. The second alternative is to partially pyrolyze the material to remove tar-forming volatiles, followed by gasification of reactive char to generate producer gas.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Indian Inst. of Tech., New Delhi (IN)
OSTI Identifier:
20020931
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 20020931
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Energy Sources
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 22; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: PBD: May 2000; Journal ID: ISSN 0090-8312
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS; PEAS; AGRICULTURAL WASTES; INDIA; GASIFICATION; PYROLYSIS; PYROLYSIS PRODUCTS; PRODUCER GAS; RESOURCE POTENTIAL

Citation Formats

Katyal, S.K., and Iyer, P.V.R. Thermochemical characterization of pigeon pea stalk for its efficient utilization as an energy source. United States: N. p., 2000. Web. doi:10.1080/00908310050013965.
Katyal, S.K., & Iyer, P.V.R. Thermochemical characterization of pigeon pea stalk for its efficient utilization as an energy source. United States. doi:10.1080/00908310050013965.
Katyal, S.K., and Iyer, P.V.R. Mon . "Thermochemical characterization of pigeon pea stalk for its efficient utilization as an energy source". United States. doi:10.1080/00908310050013965.
@article{osti_20020931,
title = {Thermochemical characterization of pigeon pea stalk for its efficient utilization as an energy source},
author = {Katyal, S.K. and Iyer, P.V.R.},
abstractNote = {Pigeon pea stalk is a widely available biomass species in India. In this article the potential use of pigeon pea stalk as a fuel source through thermochemical conversion methods such as combustion, gasification, and pyrolysis has been investigated through experimentation using a thermogravimetric analyzer and pilot-plant-scale equipment. It has been proposed that pigeon pea stalks can be effectively utilized in two ways. The first is to pyrolyze the material to produce value-added products such as char, tar, and fuel gas. The second alternative is to partially pyrolyze the material to remove tar-forming volatiles, followed by gasification of reactive char to generate producer gas.},
doi = {10.1080/00908310050013965},
journal = {Energy Sources},
issn = {0090-8312},
number = 4,
volume = 22,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {5}
}