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Journal of Combustion
Volume 2012, Article ID 495894, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/495894
Research Article

Dairy Biomass-Wyoming Coal Blends Fixed Gasification Using Air-Steam for Partial Oxidation

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of the Andes, Carrera 1 Este No. 19A-40, Office ML 652, Bogotá, Colombia
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 307 Mechanical Engineering Office Building, College Station, TX 77843, USA

Received 29 June 2011; Revised 8 November 2011; Accepted 30 November 2011

Academic Editor: Claes Tullin

Copyright © 2012 Gerardo Gordillo and Kalyan Annamalai. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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