Calculation of higher heating values of biomass fuels

Demirbas A.

FUEL, vol.76, no.5, pp.431-434, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0016-2361(97)85520-2
  • Journal Name: FUEL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.431-434
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


Calorific values (higher heating values, HHV) of 16 biomass samples obtained from different Turkish sources were determined experimentally and calculated from both ultimate and proximate analyses. The HHV (MJ kg(-1)) of the biomass samples as a function of fixed carbon (FC, wt%) was calculated from the following equation: