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Title: Kinetic study of pyrolysis of castor beans (Ricinuscommunis L) presscake: an alternative use for solid waste arising from the biodiesel production
???metadata.dc.creator???: Santos, Nadiene A. V.
Magriotis, Zuy M.
Saczk, Adelir Aparecida
Fássio, Guilherme T. A.
Vieira, Sara S.
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Issue Date: 16-Jun-2016
Citation: SANTOS, N. A. V. et al. Kinetic study of pyrolysis of castor beans (Ricinuscommunis L) presscake: an alternative use for solid waste arising from the biodiesel production. Energy and fuels, Washington, v. 29, n. 4, p. 2351–2357, 2015.
Abstract: This work investigated the effects of temperature and of rate of heating on the kinetic parameters of pyrolysis of castor beans presscake, a byproduct generated in the biodiesel production process. Pyrolysis process was investigated by thermogravimetric analysis, and parameters were obtained from nonisothermal experiments. The results obtained from the process of thermal decomposition indicated the elimination of humidity and the decomposition of organic components of the biomass. DTG curves showed that the heating rate affects the temperature of maximum decomposition of the material. Kinetic parameters such as activation energy and pre-exponential factor were obtained by model-free methods proposed by Flynn–Wall–Ozawa (FWO), Kissinger–Akahira–Sunose (KAS), and Kissinger. Experimental results showed that the kinetic parameters values of the FWO and KAS methods display good agreement and can be used to understand the mechanism of degradation of the cake. In a generalized way, the results contribute to better understanding of the processes of biomass pyrolysis.
URI: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ef401933c
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