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Abstract: The pyrolysis of rice husk was performed in order to product bio-oil which was then analyzed for its elemental and chemical composition, basic fuel properties, distillation, thermal properties, etc. Also, the effect of addition of methanol to the bio-oil was studied and it was concluded that the addition of methanol to the bio-oil was beneficial. Thermal analysis was performed by a Hot Disk Thermal Constants Analyzer and via thermogravimetric analysis (TGA).

Reference: Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 82, 2 (2008) 191-198

DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2008.03.003