Thursday, November 20, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 204-A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17)

#623 - Topics in Energy from Forest Bioproducts: Economics, Life Cycle Analysis, and Improved Thermal Processes (17004)
Overview: A variety of forest bioproducts topics will be considered, including the engineering and economics of biomass energy systems, lifecycle analysis of forest bioproducts and biofuels, and improvements in processes that utilize energy from biomass for power generation and process heat.
Chair:Kenneth Nichols
CoChair:Bandaru V. Ramarao
CoSponsor(s):Topical 4: Sustainable Biorefineries (T4)
8:30 AMRenewable Fuels Combustion Technologies
Robert S. Morrow, Amy Malko, Tom Giaier
9:00 AMBiomass Gasification in a Stoker Gasifier
Kevin Whitty, Eric G. Eddings, Robert S. Morrow
9:30 AMBiorefinopttm. A Practical Tool for Process Design and Economic Analysis of Integrated Biorefineries
W. J. Frederick, Steven Lien
10:00 AMExperience with Ash Modifiers to Control Pluggage of Biomass Furnaces and Heat Transfer Surfaces
David J. Krygsveld
10:30 AMEconomic Analysis of Optimal Biomass Utilization in An Integrated Biorefinery
Norman E. Sammons Jr., Wei Yuan, Susilpa Bommareddy, Mario R. Eden, Burak Aksoy, Harry T. Cullinan

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