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Process characteristics and products of olive kernel high temperature steam gasification (HTSG) (2008)
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Skoulou, V., Swiderski, A., Yang, W., & Zabaniotou, A. (2009). Process characteristics and products of olive kernel high temperature steam gasification (HTSG). Bioresource technology : biomass, bioenergy, biowastes, conversion technologies, biotransformations, production technologies, 100(8), 2444-2451. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2008.11.021

Exploitation of olive kernel for bioenergy production, with respect to the green house gases (GHGs) mitigation, is the main aim of this work. In this study, olive kernels were used as a solid biofuel, and high temperature steam gasification (HTSG) wa... Read More

Low temperature gasification of olive kernels in a 5-kW fluidized bed reactor for H2-rich producer gas (2008)
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Skoulou, V., Koufodimos, G., Samaras, Z., & Zabaniotou, A. (2008). Low temperature gasification of olive kernels in a 5-kW fluidized bed reactor for H2-rich producer gas. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(22), 6515-6524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2008.07.074

Air gasification of olive kernels in a 5 kW bench scale, bubbling fluidized bed gasifier, aimed at H 2 enrichment of the producer gas, was the target of this study. The effects of reactor temperature (T = 750-850 °C) and equivalence ratio (ER = 0.2-0... Read More

Syngas production from olive tree cuttings and olive kernels in a downdraft fixed-bed gasifier (2008)
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Skoulou, V., Zabaniotou, A., Stavropoulos, G., & Sakelaropoulos, G. (2008). Syngas production from olive tree cuttings and olive kernels in a downdraft fixed-bed gasifier. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(4), 1185-1194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2007.12.051

This study presents a laboratory fixed-bed gasification of olive kernels and olive tree cuttings. Gasification took place with air, in a temperature range of 750-950 °C, for various air equivalence ratios (0.14-0.42) and under atmospheric pressure. I... Read More

Conceptual design and preliminary hydrodynamic study of an agro biomass bench gasification fluidized bed reactor (2008)
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Zabaniotou, A., Skoulou, V., Koufodimos, G., & Samaras, Z. (2008). Conceptual design and preliminary hydrodynamic study of an agro biomass bench gasification fluidized bed reactor. International journal of chemical reactor engineering, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.2202/1542-6580.1639

Theoretical and experimental analysis was conducted in a bench scale, atmospheric fluidized bed gasifier, designed and constructed for exploitation of residues issued from olive oil production activity and other agricultural residues. Research was fo... Read More