Investigation into the applicability of Bond Work Index (BWI) and Hardgrove Grindability Index (HGI) tests for several biomasses compared to Colombian La Loma coal

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Williams, Orla.; Eastwick, Carol.; Kingman, S.W..; Giddings, Donald.; Lormor, Stephen.; Lester, Edward.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Fuel,volume 158,pages379-387 (issn: 0016-2361)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2015.05.027
  • Subject: Chemical Engineering(all) | Energy Engineering and Power Technology | Organic Chemistry | Bond Work Index (BWI), Hardgrove Grindability Index (HGI), Biomass, Coal, Energy Consumption, Thermogravimetric Analysis | Fuel Technology
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