alfalfa stalks (#2033)

ID-number#2033
Materialalfalfa stalks
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ alfalfa
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [249] overige gewassen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-02-26
RemarksHHV recalculated from value in Btu/lb
LiteratureTillman,D.A.: Biomass cofiring: The technology, the experience, the combustion consequences; Biomass and Bioenergy 19 (2000) 365-384

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 10.48
Ash content wt% 5.84 6.52
Volatile matter wt% 68.06 76.03 81.33
Fixed carbon wt% 15.62 17.45 18.67 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 40.60 45.35 48.52 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.15 5.75 6.15 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.83 2.04 2.19 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.09 0.10 0.11 Measured
Oxygen wt% 36.02 40.24 43.04 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.01 100.01 100.01 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.15 17.21 18.41
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.53 18.47 19.75
HHVMilne MJ/kg 16.03 17.91 19.16 Calculated