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Abstract

Chapters comprise: an introduction to fast pyrolysis of biomass for fuels and chemicals; overview of fast pyrolysis of biomass for the production of liquid fuels; IEA pyrolysis fundamentals review; the nature and properties of intermediate and unvaporized biomass pyrolysis materials; storage and handling of flash pyrolysis oil; testing standard methods; properties of fast pyrolysis liquids: status of test methods; new methods for chemical and physical characterization of round robin testing; proposed specifications for various grades of pyrolysis oils; environment, health and safety; determination of biodegradation rates of bio-oil by respirometry; review of the toxicity of biomass pyrolysis liquids formed at low temperatures; production of chemicals from fast pyrolysis bio-oils.

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Authors: BRIDGWATER A, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);CZERNIK S, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);DIEBOLD J, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);MEIER D, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);OASMAA A, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);PEACOCKE C, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);PISKORZ J, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB);RADLEIN D, IEA Bio-energy, Birmingham (GB)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 18913 EN, (1999) 188pp.
Availability: Available from OOPEC Sales agents
ISBN: ISBN 1-872691-07-2
Record Number: 199911071 / Last updated on: 1999-08-06
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en