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Flammability properties of dry sewage sludges
Año:2013
Áreas de investigación
  • Biocombustibles,
  • Ingenierías,
  • Lodos de depuración
Datos
Descripción
Dry sewage sludge are being considered as a possible energy source for direct firing. They have interesting properties to be used as an alternative fuel, but also other characteristics must be considered from the point of view of its safe operation: the most important are ignition sensitivity, explosion severity, thermal sensitivity and thermal stability. The aim of this study was to determine if sewage sludge have different characteristics due to different locations or seasons and how this influences their flammability properties. To study these characteristics sludge samples were selected from different locations in Spain, taken during different seasons. In addition, relationships between flammability parameters and chemical analysis were observed. Some parameters can be controlled during normal operation, such as granulometry or humidity, and may mean a decrease in the risk of explosion. Those relationships are well known for other dusts materials, like coal, but not yet for sewage sludge dusts. Finally, properties related to spontaneous combustion were determined (thermal susceptibility and stability). The addition of those properties to the study provides an overview of the thermal behavior of sewage sludge during their utilization, including transport and storage.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
13th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference & EXPO SGEM2013
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Albena, Bulgaria
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-619-7105-03-2
DOI
10.5593/sgem2013
Fecha inicio congreso
16/06/2013
Fecha fin congreso
22/06/2013
Desde la página
135
Hasta la página
142
Título de las actas
Energy and clean technologies. Conference Proceedings
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Participantes
  • Autor: Maria de las Nieves Fernandez Añez (UPM)
  • Autor: Lucia Montenegro Mateos (UPM)
  • Autor: Ljiljana Medic Pejic (UPM)
  • Autor: Javier Garcia Torrent (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Seguridad Industrial: atmósferas explosivas
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Química y Combustibles
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