Flammability properties of thermally dried sewage sludge

Fernández Áñez, María de las Nieves and Garcia Torrent, Javier and Medic Pejic, Ljiljana (2014). Flammability properties of thermally dried sewage sludge. "Fuel", v. 134 ; pp. 636-643. ISSN 0016-2361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.06.006.

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Title: Flammability properties of thermally dried sewage sludge
Author/s:
  • Fernández Áñez, María de las Nieves
  • Garcia Torrent, Javier
  • Medic Pejic, Ljiljana
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Fuel
Date: October 2014
ISSN: 0016-2361
Volume: 134
Subjects:
Faculty: E.T.S.I. de Minas y Energía (UPM)
Department: Ingeniería Química y Combustibles [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

The treatment and disposal of sewage sludge is becoming an urgent need whereby different technologies were developed and integrated into the waste cycle all over the world. One of the most used technologies is the thermal drying of the sludge. Thermally dried sewage sludge has interesting properties that allow its use as an alternative fuel, but also needs some consideration from the point of view of its safe operation. The aim of this study was the research on the flammability properties of sewage sludge, including ignition sensitivity, explosion severity, thermal sensitivity and thermal stability. Furthermore relationships among those properties and composition parameters have been determined, added to the study of their variation depending on their origin or season. Finally, properties related to spontaneous combustion were determined. To study these relationships and characteristics sludge samples were selected from different locations in Spain and taken during different seasons.

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Item ID: 30675
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/30675/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:30675
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2014.06.006
Official URL: http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0016236114005638/1-s2.0-S0016236114005638-main.pdf?_tid=120fd9c2-31b7-11e4-96b4-00000aab0f6b&acdnat=1409562488_9c94ad7ed94dfabf20409b23b396f135
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 01 Sep 2014 09:06
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2016 00:57
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