publication . Article . 2016

Comparative Study of Coal and Biomass Co-Combustion with Coal Burning Separately Through Emissions Analysis

Mohammad Siddique; Suhail Ahmed Soomro; Aziza Aftab; Zahid Naeem Qaisrani; Abdul Sattar Jatoi; Asadullah; Ghulamullah Khan; Ehsanullah Kakar;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2016 Journal: Pakistan Journal of Analytical & Environmental Chemistry, volume 17 (issn: 1996-918X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry
Abstract
Appropriate eco-friendly methods to mitigate the problem of emissions from combustion of fossil fuel are highly demanded. The current study was focused on the effect of using coal & coal-biomass co-combustion on the gaseous emissions. Different biomass' were used along with coal. The coal used was lignite coal and the biomass' were tree waste, cow dung and banana tree leaves. Various ratios of coal and biomass were used to investigate the combustion behavior of coal-biomass blends and their emissions. The study revealed that the ratio of 80:20 of coal (lignite)-cow dung and 100% banana tree leaves emits less emissions of CO, CO2, NOx and SO2 as compared to 100% ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: complex mixturesfood and beveragesrespiratory tract diseasestechnology, industry, and agriculturerespiratory system
free text keywords: Lignite coal, Co-combustion, Biomass, Emission, Environmental friendly, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, Analytical chemistry, QD71-142
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