sorghum stalks (#2792)

ID-number#2792
Materialsorghum stalks
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ sorghum ▸ sorghum stalks
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [229] overig stro
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2006-07-10
LiteratureY.J. Lu, L.J. Guo, C.M. Ji, X.M. Zhang, X.H. Hao, Q.H. Yan:Hydrogen production by biomass gasification in supercritical water: a parametric study. Int J Hydrogen Energy 31 (2006) 822-831

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 5.97
Ash content wt% 6.47 6.88
Volatile matter wt% 69.11 73.50 78.93
Fixed carbon wt% 18.45 19.62 21.07 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 43.32 46.07 49.47 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.42 5.76 6.19 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.37 0.39 0.42 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.25 0.27 0.29 Measured
Oxygen wt% 38.20 40.63 43.63 Calculated
Total (with halides) wt% 100.00 100.00 100.00 Calculated

Calorific Values

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 15.47 16.61 17.83
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 16.80 17.86 19.18
HHVMilne MJ/kg 17.23 18.33 19.68 Calculated