International Journal of Energy Engineering          
International Journal of Energy Engineering(IJEE)
Frequency: Yearly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Sri Bandyopadhyay(Australia)
Experimental Study on High Caloric Fuel Production with the Use of Sewage Sludge and Discarded Oil
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The present study is to produce the high calorific fuel using sewage sludge and discarded oil. Consideration was given to the effects of volume fraction of sewage sludge and discarded oil on the optimum production condition and the high calorific fuel. In order to reduce the initial moisture content of sewage sludge, the vacuum drying method was modified and employed. It was found from the study that lower implication water rate causes higher caloric fuel. The maximum calorific value developed is similar to that of coal for reference. This application will accelerate the reuse and reduce of sewage sludge and discarded oil.
Keywords:Biomass; Sewage Sludge; High Calorific Fuel; Decompression; Moisture
Author: Shuichi TORII1, Cheng Chen1
1.Department of Mechanical System Engineering, Kumamoto University
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