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Author Panwar, N. L.
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher Springer Netherlands
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Emissions ♦ Improved cookstove ♦ Thermal efficiency ♦ Jatropha shell ♦ Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology ♦ Waste Management/Waste Technology ♦ Industrial Pollution Prevention ♦ Renewable and Green Energy ♦ Environment ♦ Engineering
Abstract In this study, SPRERI gasifier stove and double pot improved household cookstove were tested with Jatropha shell. Thermal performance and pollutant emissions during water boiling test were evaluated. Jatropha shell combust properly in SPRERI gasifier stove and thermal efficiency was recorded about 31.10%. In case of double pot improved cookstove mixed fuel (1:1) Jatropha shell and babul wood was used for testing and its thermal efficiency was about 22.88%. Lower pollutant emissions were recorded in double pot improved cookstove as compared to SPRERI gasifier stove. Developed stove have acceptable durability, affordable cost, and meet needs of domestic energy requirement. Results of this study may be useful for improving the design of existing stoves and for developing new stove designs. Implications of better agro residue based cookstoves are improved human health, reduced fuel use, reduced deforestation, and reduced global climate change, apart from recovery energy from such agro residues which are not used as animal feed and are disposed off under non-hygienic conditions.
ISSN 18772641
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-08-15
Publisher Place Dordrecht
e-ISSN 1877265X
Journal Waste and Biomass Valorization
Volume Number 1
Issue Number 3
Page Count 6
Starting Page 309
Ending Page 314


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