International Journal of Chemical Engineering / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Effect of Metal Chlorides on the Pyrolysis of Wheat Straw

Table 1

Wheat straw composition according to the literature and experimental data.

ParameterExperimental resultsLiterature data
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Moisture content (wt.%)7.2 ± 0.110.238.30
Ash content (wt.%)4.7 ± 0.112.788.06.994.77
Calorific value (MJ/kg)18.04 ± 0.0117.1017.3817.73
Extractives (wt.%)4.5 ± 0.15.4
Hemicelluloses (wt.%)41.1 ± 0.123.6026.30
Cellulose (wt.%)31.6 ± 0.132.3045.2
Lignin (wt.%)9.8 ± 0.117.1010.90
Elemental composition (wt.%)
C41.6 ± 0.142.4945.4847.12
H4.8 ± 0.15.126.125.78
N0.6 ± 0.10.680.520.47
O39.7 ± 0.136.5239.9640.20
S0.2 ± 0.050.390.130.19

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