Oil Shale Combustion Kinetics from Single Thermogravimetric Curve


Yagmur S., Durusoy T.

ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS, vol.31, no.14, pp.1227-1235, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 14
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/15567030801952292
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1227-1235

Abstract

Combustion kinetics of (-210+149), (-149+88) and (-88) m particle size Goynuk oil shale was investigated under non-isothermal conditions with a heating rate of 5, 10, and 20 K/min in the 298-1,173 K temperature interval under air atmosphere. The combustion characteristics of the samples were analyzed using thermogravimetric/differential thermogravimetric curves. Differential thermogravimetric data were analyzed by two different models and apparent activation energies of the samples were determined. Minimum activation energy was obtained as 1.8 kJ/mol with 20 K/min in (-88) m.