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Pyrolytic and Kinetic Analysis of Two Coastal Plant Species: Artemisia annua and Chenopodium glaucum

Table 2

Characteristics of pyrolysis for Artemisia annua and Chenopodium glaucum.

SpeciesHeating rate/°C min−1 /°Ca /°Cb /°Cc(−dα/dt)average/% s−1(−dα/dt)max/% s−1Mass loss/%d

Artemisia annua 5140 396 318 0.0070 0.0672 73.35
10154 410 333 0.0135 0.1247 65.41
20167 433 344 0.0252 0.256666.18
30173 448 351 0.0363 0.3794 63.65

Chenopodium glaucum 5148 391 330 0.0065 0.0568 68.47
10162 401 337 0.0128 0.1049 67.67
20172 420 353 0.0238 0.2054 63.10
30179 465 360 0.0358 0.2742 63.91

was the initial temperature of the major mass loss stage.
was the final temperature of the major mass loss stage.
was the temperature corresponding to the larger peak of the DTG curve.
Mass loss = (Initial mass − Residue mass)/Initial mass × 100%.

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