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devolatilize

[‚dē′väl·ə·tə‚līz]
(chemical engineering)
To remove volatile components from a material.
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Keywords: oil shale devolatilization, thermogravimetric analysis, oxygen influence, kukersite kerogen, combustion kinetics, parallel reaction model.
Devolatilization rate of biomasses and coal-biomass blends: an experimental investigation.
In addition, the solubility of the residual components has a key role in the stripping process because their initial concentrations will dictate the amount of stripping agent to be used as well as the retention time of the pellets in the devolatilization unit.
Then, it is particularly interesting to predict the char morphological content from devolatilization conditions and coal properties.
A portion of the volatile species may be reabsorbed and recombined onto the surface of the char matrix by the devolatilization (coking) process.
Hence, the mechanisms of biomass and coal combustion differ somewhat, although biomass follows the same sequence of pyrolysis, devolatilization and combustion as for combustion of low-rank coal (Sami et al.
This edition contains four new chapters on recent developments, and new material on twin screw-based melting and chaotic mixing mechanisms, reactive processing, and devolatilization.
3]He ratios which are likely a product of increased devolatilization in the southwestern portion of the Cocos plate.
The conversion of solid fuel particles by drying, pyrolysis, devolatilization, and gasification in a packed or moving bed is a complex process involving various aspects of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, chemistry, and physics.
The FLUENT software can model solid fuel combustion using a set of flexible process models to represent the physical processes occurring, such as drying, devolatilization, and char combustion.
After the plastic types have been separated, solvent is removed from each by using flash devolatilization and then a devolatilizing extruder.
Fletcher has performed research in the areas of: Fundamental Coal Devolatilization and Combustion Science; Nitrogen Evolution from Organic Materials; and Comprehensive Combustion Modeling.