Thermochemical conversion of C. cardunculus L. in nitrate molten salts

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dc.contributor.author Serrano García, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Horvat, Alen
dc.contributor.author Sobrino Fernández, Celia
dc.contributor.author Sánchez Delgado, Sergio
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-20T10:31:33Z
dc.date.issued 2019-02-05
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Serrano, D., Horvat, A., Sobrino, C. y Sánchez Delgado, S. (2019). Thermochemical conversion of C. cardunculus L. in nitrate molten salts. Applied Thermal Engineering, 148, pp. 136-146.
dc.identifier.issn 1359-4311
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/28379
dc.description.abstract The use of a binary mixture of solar molten salts (60 wt% NaNO3 and 40 wt% KNO3) as a heat transfer medium for the production of a solar fuel by the thermochemical conversion of biomass is investigated in the present paper. Thermochemical conversion can be a route for converting the surplus solar irradiation via the direct contact of nitrate molten salts and biomass into storable chemical fuel. Traditional fixed-bed pyrolysis and molten salts pyrolysis have been carried out under an inert atmosphere at a temperature of 500 degrees C. The composition of the permanent gases and the bio-oil produced has been analyzed along with the temperature profiles inside the reactor. Two distinctive pathways have been observed: an endothermic process in the case of traditional fixed-bed pyrolysis and an exothermic process in the case of molten salt pyrolysis. An attempt has been made to identify possible causes for such differences.
dc.description.sponsorship The financial support of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness from project ENE2014-54942-R is gratefully acknowledged by the authors.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Solar Energy
dc.subject.other Biomass
dc.subject.other Gasification
dc.subject.other Pyrolysis
dc.subject.other Molten Salts
dc.subject.other Solar Fuels
dc.subject.other Cynara-Cardunculus
dc.subject.other Fluidized-Bed
dc.subject.other Biomass Gasification
dc.subject.other Solar Gasification
dc.subject.other Thermal Pyrolysis
dc.subject.other Stainless-Steels
dc.subject.other Wood Particles
dc.subject.other Carbon-Steel
dc.subject.other Bio-Oil
dc.subject.other Tar
dc.title Thermochemical conversion of C. cardunculus L. in nitrate molten salts
dc.type article
dc.subject.eciencia Física
dc.subject.eciencia Ingeniería Industrial
dc.identifier.doi https://www.doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.11.047
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dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ENE2014-54942-R
dc.type.version acceptedVersion
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 136
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 146
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Applied Thermal Engineering
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 148
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000023387
carlosiii.embargo.liftdate 2021-05-05
carlosiii.embargo.terms 2021-05-05
dc.contributor.funder Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (España)
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