Evaluation of the Combustion Characteristics of Railroad Waste using a Cone Calorimeter
International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2014, Pages: 27-35
Received: Dec. 29, 2013;
Published: Feb. 20, 2014
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Duckshin Park, Eco-Transport Research Division, Korea Railroad Research Institute, 176 Railroad museum-ro Uiwang-si, Gyeonggi-do, 437-757, Korea
For this study, we categorized waste from railroad operation into seven types; i.e., wood, vinyl, fiber, Styrofoam, food, paper and plastic. We then performed a combustion test using a cone calorimeter that is used widely for evaluating the combustion properties of combustible materials, to evaluate the heat release rate, smoke production rate, carbon monoxide production, carbon dioxide production and mass loss rate during biomass combustion.
Evaluation of the Combustion Characteristics of Railroad Waste using a Cone Calorimeter, International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis.
Vol. 2, No. 1,
2014, pp. 27-35.
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