Clean Energy from Waste: Fundamental Investigations on Ashes by Massimiliano Materazzi

By Massimiliano Materazzi

This e-book explores using contemporary complex a number of degree conversion applied sciences. those functions mix traditional fluidised mattress platforms with new plasma applied sciences to successfully generate diversified power outputs from waste material with minimal cleansing attempt. utilizing a mixture of modelling and experimental techniques, the writer offers primary insights into how the most important working variables of the two-stage procedure could effect the ultimate caliber of syngas. This thesis serves as an invaluable reference consultant at the modelling and layout of unmarried and multiple-stage structures for thermal waste remedy. Its prolonged part on plant configuration and operation of waste gasification crops identifies the most technical demanding situations, and is of use to researchers getting into the field.

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Although these pilot scale efforts demonstrated the potential of this technology at small scale, the process is deemed not appropriate for MSW treatment at industrial level (Elliott et al. 2014). 5 1 Introduction Current Obstacles to WtE Plants Deployment The enormous advantage of waste-to-energy technologies is their ability to addressing two major environmental challenges at one stroke: land utilisation and pollution from landfills as well as the avoidance of the environmental impact that would otherwise be associated with fossil fuel use.

8 Thesis Outline The dissertation is divided into Introduction (Chap. 1), 6 core chapters and Conclusions (Chap. 8), organized as follows: Chapter 2 presents a broad literature overview on fluidised bed gasification, which encompasses the description of the main phenomena involved, and qualifies the main technical challenges expected for operation on wastes. The analysis is structured in four parts, which include waste fuel characterization, process overview, ash behaviour/agglomeration issues, tar formation/reduction measures.

2 and 3. 3 Plasma Arc Gasification Plasma-arc waste-to-fuel gasification treats solid waste directly using a plasma-arc torch to produce temperatures as high as 7000 °C. This extreme heat breaks down wastes, forming syngas (hydrogen and carbon monoxide) and a rock-like vitrified silicate, which can be used in construction or road asphalt and metal ingots by-product. The produced syngas can be converted into a variety of marketable fuels—including ethanol, natural gas (methane), and hydrogen—or it can be used to generate electricity directly.

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