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    Wood Fuel Experiments and Studies


      Wood fuel is wood used as fuel for cooking, heating and electricity generation. Wood fuel is available as firewood, charcoal, chips, pellets and sawdust.

      Background Information

    • Biomass - Renewable Energy from Plants and Animals [View Resource]
    • Wood Fuel FAQs [View Resource]
    • Cleaner Energy from Firewood [View Resource]
    • Energy Properties of Wood [View Resource]
    • The Amount of Energy in Wood Fuel [View Resource]
    • Wood fuel - Wikipedia [View Resource]
    • Firewood Facts [View Resource]
    • Firewood [View Resource]
    • Pellet stove [View Resource]
    • Wood pellet [View Resource]
    • Wood gas [View Resource]
    • Woodchips [View Resource]
    • Toxic Woods List [View Resource]
    • Wood Biomass for Energy [View Resource]
    • Bioenergy Conversion Factors [View Resource]
    • K-12 Wood Energy Resources [View Resource]

      K-12 Experiments, Labs, Lesson Plans and Science Fair Projects

    • Wood Energy Science Fair Projects and Experiments [View Experiment]
    • Biofuel & Biomass Energy Science Fair Projects and Experiments [View Experiment]
    • Wood gas generator construction details [View Experiment]
    • Compare the amount of biogas that is produced from different types of biomass. [View Experiment]
    • Wood Gas or Biogas experiment First test about making home-made gas from wood or biomass. A process called "Wood gasification" or "Biomass gasification". [View Experiment]

      College Experiments, Labs, Studies and Articles

    • Wood Fuel: An Alternative Energy Source for Agribusiness and Industry [View Experiment]
    • Farming wood fuel for sustainable energy in rural areas in Cambodia [View Experiment]
    • Alkali deposits found in biomass power plants [View Experiment]
    • Characteristics of Biomass as a Heating Fuel [View Experiment]
    • Slag formation and potassium volatilization from rice straw blended wood fuel [View Experiment]
    • Measurements of Mass Flux and Stoichiometry of Conversion Gas from Three Different Wood Fuels as Function of Volume Flux of Primary Air in the Context of Packed-Bed Combustion [View Experiment]
    • Biomass Briquettes: Turning Waste Into Energy [View Experiment]
    • An Experimental Study on Autoignition of Wood [View Experiment]

      Theses and Dissertations

    • Economic analysis of the market oriented woodfuel sector [View Thesis]
    • Performance Analysis of a Stirling Engine Fuelled by Diesel and Ethanol and Transition to Bio-oil [View Thesis]
    • Parametric Study of a Commercial-Scale Biomass Downdraft Gasifier: Experiments and Equilibrium Modeling [View Thesis]


    • Particulate waste wood fuel, method for making particulate waste wood fuel, and a method for producing energy with particulate waste wood fuel (US Patent 6193768, 2001) [View Patent]
    • Non-polluting conversion of wood to renewable oil from which can be derived ecological fuel (US Application 2010/0242340, 2009) [View Patent]
    • Method for reducing comminution energy of a biomass fuel (US Patent 4589357, 1986) [View Patent]
    • Energy recovery from biomass using fuel having a bimodal size distribution (US Patent 4589356, 1986) [View Patent]

      See Also

    • Firewood Type and Burning Efficiency [View Experiment]
    • Biomass, Biofuel, and Vegetable Oil Fuel Pros & Cons [View Experiment]
    • Cellulosic Ethanol [View Experiment]

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