7. Energy Issues of Drying and Heat Treatment for Solid Wood and Other Biomass Sources

  1. Prof. Evangelos Tsotsas4 and
  2. Prof. Arun S. Mujumdar5,6
  1. Prof. Patrick Perré1,
  2. Dr. Giana Almeida2 and
  3. Dr. Julien Colin3

Published Online: 26 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527631681.ch7

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4

How to Cite

Perré, P., Almeida, G. and Colin, J. (2011) Energy Issues of Drying and Heat Treatment for Solid Wood and Other Biomass Sources, in Modern Drying Technology: Energy Savings, Volume 4 (eds E. Tsotsas and A. S. Mujumdar), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527631681.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Thermal Process Engineering, Universitätsplatz 2, PSF 4120, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany

  2. 5

    National University of Singapore, Mechanical Engineering, Block EA 07-0, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore

  3. 6

    National University of Singapore, Mechanical Engineering Department, Blk EA, #06-15, 9 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117576, Singapore

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ecole Centrale Paris, Grande Voie des Vignes, 92295 Châtenay-Malabry, France

  2. 2

    AgroParisTech, 1 avenue des Olympiades, 91744 Massy cedex, France

  3. 3

    AgroParisTech, ENGREF, 14 rue Girardet, 54 042 Nancy, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2011

Book Series:

  1. Modern Drying Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. E. Tsotsas and
  2. A. Mujumdar

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315598

Online ISBN: 9783527631681

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Keywords:

  • solid wood;
  • lignocellulosic biomass;
  • drying of solid wood;
  • heat treatment of biomass;
  • renewable energy;
  • renewable material

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Wood and Biomass as a Source of Renewable Material and Energy

  • Energy Consumption and Energy Savings in the Drying of Solid Wood

  • Preconditioning of Biomass as a Source of Energy: Drying and Heat Treatment

  • Conclusions

  • References