Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12259/84379
Type of publication: Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or Scopus DB conference proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Mechanikos inžinerija / Mechanical Engineering (T009)
Author(s): Raila, Algirdas;Bartusevičius, Vaidas;Novošinskas, Henrikas
Title: Evaluation of straw pellet production process
Is part of: Engineering for rural development : 11th international scientific conference: proceedings, May 24-25, 2012. Jelgava: Latvia university of agriculture, 2012, 2012, vol. 11
Extent: p. 290-294
Date: 2012
Keywords: Straw;Moisture;Pelleting;Energy consumption;Calorific value
Abstract: Growing attention is paid to usage of renewable energy resources all over the world. This conditioned by two major reasons. The first - uneven distribution of the fossil fuel resources in the world therefore economy in most countries is highly dependent on imported energy resources. The second - the global warming phenomenon stipulates reduction of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere and search for alternatives to burning of fossil fuels. Unused straw in technologies of agricultural production, as by-producof grain production, can be utilized successfully as biofuel. The moisture content is the most important indicatcr the straw quality. The research has shown that moisture has great influence on the physical properties of stri when moisture increases, straw becomes more resistant to tearing, breaking and pelleting. This reduces a capacity of the straw preparation and pelleting technological line. Higher energy consumption in the pelleting technological line depends on moisture evaporation from pelleted straw. During processing of wet straw, condensate accumulates on the building constructions of the production department and this complicates a process of pellet production. The task of the research was to determine the influence of the straw moisture content on the energetic efficiency of the pellet production technology
Internet: http://tf.llu.lv/conference/proceedings2012/papers/050_raila_a.pdf
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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