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Deformation and breakage of biofuel wood pellets

Deformation and breakage of biofuel wood pellets

Russell, Alexander, Larsson, Sylvia, Shekhar, Shishir, Solomon, Isaac, Salehi, Hamid, Subirana, Jordi and Samuelsson, Robert (2019) Deformation and breakage of biofuel wood pellets. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 153. pp. 419-426. ISSN 0263-8762 (Print), 1744-3563 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cherd.2019.10.034)

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Abstract

A convenient approach to employ an elliptic load-deformation elastoplastic approximation has been proposed and used to evaluate the mechanical behavior of pinewood biofuel pellets from lab-scale compressive load-deformation measurements. Verification of model predictions has been attempted against apparent finite element method based simulations. A database of essential mechanical properties has been established. This submission is intended as a model for being able to study the deformation and breakage behavior using lab-scale compression tests.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biomass, biofuel, pellets, wood, strength, breakage
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Engineering Science
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 11:15
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/25665

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