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Analysis of the Calorific and Fuel Value Index of Bamboo as a Source of Renewable Biomass Feedstock for Enegry Generation in Nigeria

  title={Analysis of the Calorific and Fuel Value Index of Bamboo as a Source of Renewable Biomass Feedstock for Enegry Generation in Nigeria},
  author={Nusirat Aderinsola Sadiku and A. O. Oluyege and I. B. Sadiku},
Fuel quality of Bambusa vulgaris was investigated, with the main focus on its use as an alternative source of biomass feedstock for energy generation in Nigeria. Bambusa vulgaris from age 2, 3 and 4 years were harvested. Proximate and chemical analysis were carried out according to ASTM and TAPPI standards. The density of B. vulgaris varies significantly from 709.63 kg/m 3 to 937.95 kg/m 3 among ages. Age 3 had the highest density. The ash content increase from age 2 through age 4 and along the… 

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