An investigation into the combustion curves of lignites

In this research, combustion curves of seventeen lignite samples from the Thrace basin (Turkey) were analysed using thermal analysis (TG/DTG) techniques. A comparative analysis was performed considering the relationship between peak temperature, burn-out temperature, moisture content, ash, volatile matter, fixed carbon and calorific values of the samples studied and the results are discussed.


An investigation into the thermal behavior of coals
Kök, Mustafa Verşan (2002-10-01)
The thermal behavior of 4 coal samples was investigated using simultaneous thermogravimetry (TG/DTG) and differential thermal analysis (DTA) methods. Upon heating the coals in an inert atmosphere up to 800degreesC, 31.44-43.82% weight loss occurs. The 2 temperature regions of increased chemical reactivity are evident in the coal samples studied Two different models determined kinetic analysis of the samples, and the results are discussed.
A Study on the catalytic pyrolysis and combustion characteristics of Turkish lignite and co-processing effects with biomass under various ambient conditions
Abbasi Atibeh, Ehsan; Yozgatlıgil, Ahmet; Department of Mechanical Engineering (2012)
In this study the catalytic pyrolysis and combustion characteristics of Turkish coal samples in O2/N2 and O2/CO2 (oxy-fuel conditions) ambient conditions were explored and the evolution of emissions during these tests was investigated using non-isothermal Thermo-gravimetric Analysis (TGA) technique combined with Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy. Potassium carbonate (K2CO3), calcium hydroxide (Ca(OH)2), iron (III) oxide (Fe2O3) and iron (III) chloride (FeCl3) were employed as precursors of cata...
Comparative Pyrolysis and Combustion Kinetics of Oil Shales
Kök, Mustafa Verşan (2000-02-01)
In this research, thermal characteristics and kinetic parameters of eight Turkish oil shale samples were determined by thermogravimetry (TG/DTG) at non-isothermal heating conditions both for pyrolysis and combustion processes. A general computer program was developed and the methods are compared with regard to their accuracy and the ease of interpretation of the kinetics of thermal decomposition. Activation energies of the samples were determined by five different methods and the results are discussed.
The effect of lime addition on the combustion properties and sulfur contents of three different coals
Ozbas, Kazim Esber; Hiçyilmaz, Cahit; Kök, Mustafa Verşan (2002-01-01)
In this research, combustion characterization of 3 different coals of Turkey, from the Soma, Tuncbilek, and Afsin Elbistan regions, were investigated with thermal analysis techniques such as differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and thermogravimetry (TG/DTG). Lime was added to these coals in concentrations of 3, 7, and 10% by weight to investigate the change in combustible sulfur content and sulfur in ash. It was observed that lime has a positive effect on sulfur emission. Kinetic analysis was also perfor...
The Thermal Characterization of Crude Oils in a Limestone Matrix of Different Particle Size
Kök, Mustafa Verşan (2014-05-03)
In the first part of this research, the effect of particle size (35-100 mesh) on the calcination kinetics of a limestone sample was investigated by thermogravimetric analysis technique. Thermal studies showed that two main weight loss regions are observed in limestone samples of different particle size. In the second part of the research, thermal analysis of a medium crude oil sample in a limestone matrix of different particle size is analyzed. Two different reaction regions were observed known as low tempe...
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M. V. Kök, “An investigation into the combustion curves of lignites,” JOURNAL OF THERMAL ANALYSIS AND CALORIMETRY, pp. 1319–1323, 2001, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: