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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2015, Article ID 235163, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/235163
Research Article

An Investigation into the Impact of Reaction Temperature on Various Parameters during Torrefaction of Sugarcane Bagasse Relevant to Gasification

1Fort Hare Institute of Technology, University of Fort Hare, Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700, South Africa
2Department of Chemistry, University of Fort Hare, Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700, South Africa
3Department of Chemistry, Durban University of Technology, P.O. Box 1334, Durban 4000, South Africa

Received 14 September 2015; Accepted 25 November 2015

Academic Editor: Mohsen Farahat

Copyright © 2015 Anthony Anukam et al. 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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