A larger laboratory scale investigation into the thermal liquefaction of high potential 2nd and 3rd generation biofuel feedstocks
Adamovska, Jana (2016) A larger laboratory scale investigation into the thermal liquefaction of high potential 2nd and 3rd generation biofuel feedstocks. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis contributes to the development of thermochemical liquefaction as a process for biofuel production. This study investigated residues from sugarcane, energy crops and algae. The potential amount of energy from biomass resources were investigated for each region in Australia. The work was at a larger laboratory scale than other workers which allowed more detailed characterisation of each sample and more thorough investigation of the fuels. Importantly, various bio-crude oils were successfully generated which were comparable with heavy fossil fuel based oils by changing only the processing conditions and without catalytic upgrading.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)|
|Supervisor:||Rainey, Thomas, Ristovski, Zoran, & Brown, Richard|
|Keywords:||Bioenergy, Biofuels, Thermal liquefactio, Biomass, Australia, Microalgae, Bagasse, bio-crude, Energy crops|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||05 Sep 2016 05:15|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2016 14:00|
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