Gasification of Large Size Wood Char Particles: Experimental Study and Calculation

E. Carlon, M. Kleinhappl & M. Rumpl
This work is presenting an experimental investigation of the reactivity of biomass chars during gasification. The test­rig is a drop­tube furnace in which wood char samples are gasified at different temperatures and in different reactive environments. Data analysis provides the experimental curves of overall mass conversion and conversion rate. A kinetic model is built up and calibrated with reference to the experimental data, in order to represent the mass transfer from solid to gas phase....