COFIRING OF BIOMASS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA

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Combustion testing of sunflower-coal blends on Boilers No. 3 and 5 at the University of North Dakota (UND) Steam Plant facility was completed. A total of four combustion tests were performed. In each boiler, a baseline combustion test was performed on subbituminous coal and a combustion test was performed on a sunflower-coal blend of approximately 25 wt% sunflower hulls. A cold-flow test was also performed on the boiler feed system. A summary review of the test results is included in this report, along with pictures. Additional analysis is currently being performed on the combustion test data. We have completed Task ... continued below

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Hutton, Phillip N. April 1, 2001.

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Combustion testing of sunflower-coal blends on Boilers No. 3 and 5 at the University of North Dakota (UND) Steam Plant facility was completed. A total of four combustion tests were performed. In each boiler, a baseline combustion test was performed on subbituminous coal and a combustion test was performed on a sunflower-coal blend of approximately 25 wt% sunflower hulls. A cold-flow test was also performed on the boiler feed system. A summary review of the test results is included in this report, along with pictures. Additional analysis is currently being performed on the combustion test data. We have completed Task 2, Fuel-Handling Issues, and are currently working on completing Tasks 3 and 5. Accomplishments for this quarter: (1) Successfully mixed sunflower-coal blend in the UND Steam Plant facility's current feed system. (2) Successfully combusted a 25% sunflower-75% coal (approximately) blend in Boilers No. 3 and 5. (3) Identified potential dust problems with the feed system. (4) Identified potential feed problems at the stokers and in the fireboxes. (5) Obtained test data on the combustion tests.

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OSTI as DE00807218

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Apr 2001

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  • Report No.: FG26-00NT40807--02
  • Grant Number: FG26-00NT40807
  • DOI: 10.2172/807218 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 807218
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc734648

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Hutton, Phillip N. COFIRING OF BIOMASS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, report, April 1, 2001; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc734648/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.