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- Han, Zhennan, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Energy & Fuels 2015 v.29 no.11 pp. 7275-7283
- Ageratina adenophora; acids; aldehydes; biofuels; biomass; carbon; carbon dioxide; carbon monoxide; coal; energy; furans; invasive species; ketones; oxygen; phenols; plants (botany); temperature; torrefaction
- ... Torrefaction of Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng., a major invasive plant in southeast China, was investigated in a laboratory fixed bed at temperatures of 200–325 °C and residence time of 30 min for improving the properties of the biomass as fuel. During torrefaction, a large amount of oxygen was removed from biomass, which made the torrefied biomass more like coal. Oxygen in torrefaction products w ...