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A comparative techno-economic assessment of three bio-oil upgrading routes for aviation biofuel production

Michailos, S. & Bridgwater, A., 25 Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Energy Research. 43, 13, p. 7206-7228 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Aviation
Jet fuel
Feedstocks
Economics

Development of an integrated and continuous slow pyrolysis and activation process for the production of activated carbon from waste biomass

Rego, F., Wang, J., Yang, Y. & Bridgwater, A. V., 30 May 2019, In : European Biomass Conference and Exhibition Proceedings. p. 1076-1079 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

pyrolysis
activated carbon
Activated carbon
Biomass
Pyrolysis

Experimental design and testing in a pilot-scale rotary kiln for the torrefaction of beech wood under system restrictions

López Ordovás, J., Chong, K., Bridgwater, T., Funcia-Muguerza, I., Gil, J. & Pérez-Vega, R., 16 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Fast pyrolysis of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) waste in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor

Makkawi, Y., El Sayed, Y., Salih, M., Nancarrow, P., Banks, S. & Bridgwater, T., 1 Dec 2019, In : Renewable energy. 143, p. 719-730 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluidized beds
Pyrolysis
Feedstocks
Fruits
Gases
Open Access
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Heat transfer model in a rotary kiln for the pyrolysis of biomass

López Ordovás, J., Chong, K. & Bridgwater, T., 6 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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Hydrogen donation of bio-acids over transition metal facets: A Density Functional Theory study

Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Osatiashtiani, A. & Bridgwater, A., 25 Sep 2019, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 586, 117218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
Transition metals
Density functional theory
Hydrogen
Acids

Industrial technologies for slow pyrolysis

López Ordovás, J., Chong, K., Bridgwater, T. & Yang, Y., 28 May 2019, Advanced Carbon Materials from Biomass: An Overview. Manya, J. (ed.). p. 33-44 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Pyrolysis
Economics
Costs
Industry

Influence of moisture contents on the fast pyrolysis of trommel fines in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor

Eke, J., Onwudili, J. & Bridgwater, A. V., 4 May 2019, In : Waste and Biomass Valorization. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ashes
Fluidized beds
pyrolysis
Feedstocks
moisture content
Open Access
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diesel fuels
oleic acid
Oleic acid
Diesel fuels
hydrocarbons

Monometallic and bimetallic catalysts based on Pd, Cu and Ni for hydrogen transfer deoxygenation of a prototypical fatty acid to diesel range hydrocarbons

Cheah, K. W., Taylor, M. J., Osatiashtiani, A., Beaumont, S. K., Nowakowski, D. J., Yusup, S., Bridgwater, A. V. & Kyriakou, G., 11 Mar 2019, In : Catalysis Today.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hydrocarbons
Fatty acids
Hydrogen
Fatty Acids
Catalysts

Synthesis of tailored hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolites and aggregates for the catalytic pyrolysis of biomass

Stefanidis, S., Patel, A. & Bridgwater, A. V., 21 Jun 2019, Pyroliq 2019: Pyrolysis and Liquefaction of Biomass and Wastes.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Zeolites
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Catalysts
Acidity

The catalytic cracking of sterically challenging plastic feedstocks over high acid density Al-SBA-15 catalysts

Socci, J., Osatiashtiani, A., Kyriakou, G. & Bridgwater, T., 25 Jan 2019, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 570, p. 218-227 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Catalytic cracking
Feedstocks
Low density polyethylenes
Plastics
Zeolites
Catalyst selectivity
Acidity
Wood
Pyrolysis
Catalysts
2018
Open Access
File
Cogeneration plants
Municipal solid waste
Economic analysis
Pyrolysis
Recovery
Open Access
File
Gasification
Computational fluid dynamics
Biomass
Spatial distribution
Hydrodynamics

Challenges and opportunities in fast pyrolysis of biomass: Part I

Bridgwater, T., 1 Jan 2018, In : Johnson Matthey Technology Review. 62, 1, p. 118-130 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biofuels

Challenges and opportunities in fast pyrolysis of biomass: Part II

Bridgwater, A. V., 1 Apr 2018, In : Johnson Matthey Technology Review. 62, 2, p. 150-160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biofuels
Open Access
File
Oils
Biomass
Feedstocks
Calorific value
Pyrolysis

Industrial Scale Waste Pyrolysis in a Novel Pyrolysis Reactor

López Ordovás, J., Chong, K., Yang, Y. & Bridgwater, T., 19 Apr 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Municipal solid waste
bitumen
municipal solid waste
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
Open Access
File
Thermogravimetric analysis
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Kinetics
Processing

Production of glucose from the acid hydrolysis of anhydrosugars

Blanco, P. H., Lad, J., Bridgwater, A. V. & Holm, M. S., 1 Oct 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry Engineering. 6, 10, p. 12872–12883

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Glucose
hydrolysis
Hydrolysis
glucose
Acids

Pyrolysis of Solid Biomass: Basics, Processes and Products

Bridgwater, A. V., 20 Jul 2018, Energy from Organic Materials (Biomass): A Volume in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Second Edition. Kaltschmitt, M. (ed.). Springer, p. 1221-1250 Chapter 984

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biomass
Pyrolysis
Biofuels
Raw materials
Oils

Reaction Chemistry and Kinetics of Corn Stalk Pyrolysis without and with Ga/HZSM-5

Huang, B., Xie, X., Yang, Y., Rahman, M. M., Zhang, X., Yu, X., Blanco Sanchez, P. H., Dong, Z., Zhang, Y., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 7 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Pyrolysis
Kinetics
Chromatography
Mass spectrometry
Biomass
Open Access
File
Anaerobic digestion
Municipal solid waste
municipal solid waste
pyrolysis
Screening
Open Access
File
Uncertainty analysis
Economic analysis
Biomass
Liquids
Gasification

Theoretical Analysis of Double Logistic Distributed Activation Energy Model for Thermal Decomposition Kinetics of Solid Fuels

Dong, Z., Yang, Y., Cai, W., He, Y., Chai, M., Liu, B., Yu, X., Banks, S. W., Zhang, X., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 13 Jun 2018, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 57, 23, p. 7817-7825

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Logistics
Pyrolysis
Activation energy
Kinetics
Gaussian distribution
2017

A kinetic reaction model for biomass pyrolysis processes in Aspen Plus

Peters, J. F., Banks, S. W., Bridgwater, A. V. & Dufour, J., 15 Feb 2017, In : Applied Energy. 188, p. 595-603 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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reaction kinetics
Reaction kinetics
pyrolysis
Biomass
Pyrolysis

Biomass conversion technologies: fast pyrolysis liquids from biomass: Quality and upgrading

Bridgwater, A. V., 1 Mar 2017, Biorefineries: targeting energy, high value products and waste valorisation. Rabaçal, M., Ferreira, A. F., Silva, C. A. M. & Costa, M. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 55-98 44 p. (Lecture Notes in Energy; vol. 57).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bioconversion
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biofuels

Combined heat and power from the intermediate pyrolysis of biomass materials: performance, economics and environmental impact

Yang, Y., Brammer, J. G., Wright, D. G., Scott, J. A., Serrano, C. & Bridgwater, A. V., 1 Apr 2017, In : Applied Energy. 191, p. 639-652 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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combined heat and power
economic impact
pyrolysis
Feedstocks
Environmental impact

Comparative study on catalytic and non-catalytic pyrolysis of olive mill solid wastes

Christoforou, E. A., Fokaides, P. A., Banks, S. W., Nowakowski, D., Bridgwater, A. V., Stefanidis, S., Kalogiannis, K. G., Iliopoulou, E. F. & Lappas, A. A., 20 Jan 2017, In : Waste and Biomass Valorization. First online

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Solid wastes
solid waste
pyrolysis
comparative study
Biomass

Effect of temperature on product performance of a high ash biomass during fast pyrolysis and its bio-oil storage evaluation

Gómez, N., Banks, S. W., Nowakowski, D. J., Rosas, J. G., Cara, J., Sánchez, M. E. & Bridgwater, A. V., 21 Dec 2017, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 172, p. 97-105

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Ashes
Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Temperature

Fast pyrolysis oil fuel blend for marine vessels

Chong, K. J. & Bridgwater, A. V., May 2017, In : Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. 36, 3, p. 677-684 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Open Access
File
Fuel oils
pyrolysis
Oils
Pyrolysis
vessel

Local Sensitivity Analysis of Kinetic Models for Cellulose Pyrolysis

Dong, Z., Xie, L., Yang, Y., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 7 Oct 2017, In : Waste and Biomass Valorization. Early online, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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pyrolysis
Sensitivity analysis
sensitivity analysis
cellulose
Cellulose

Physical pretreatment of biogenic-rich trommel fines for fast pyrolysis

Eke, J., Onwudili, J. A. & Bridgwater, A. V., 1 Dec 2017, In : Waste Management. 70, p. 81-90 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
pyrolysis
waste technology
energy
appropriate technology
municipal solid waste

Quantitative insights into the fast pyrolysis of extracted cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin

Carrier, M., Windt, M., Ziegler, B., Appelt, J., Saake, B., Meier, D. & Bridgwater, A., 24 Aug 2017, In : ChemSusChem. 10, 16, p. 3212-3224

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Lignin
Cellulose
pyrolysis
lignin
cellulose

Results of the International Energy Agency Round Robin on fast pyrolysis bio-oil production

Elliott, D. C., Meier, D., Oasmaa, A., van de Beld, B., Bridgwater, A. V. & Marklund, M., 18 May 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 5, p. 5111-5119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Oils
Pyrolysis
Feedstocks
Carboxylic Acids
Ashes

Review of physicochemical properties and analytical characterization of lignocellulosic biomass

Cai, J., He, Y., Yu, X., Banks, S. W., Yang, Y., Zhang, X., Yu, Y., Liu, R. & Bridgwater, A. V., Sep 2017, In : Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. 76, p. 309-322 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Biomass
Biofuels
Bioconversion
Chemical analysis
Fossil fuels

Slice-selective NMR: a non-invasive method for the analysis of separated pyrolysis fuel samples

Evans, R., Sandhu, A., Bridgwater, A. V. & Chong, K. J., 20 Apr 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 4, p. 4135-4142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Biofuels
Oils
Pyrolysis
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Butanols
2016

Catalytic fast pyrolysis for improved liquid quality

Banks, S. W. & Bridgwater, A. V., 2016, Handbook of biofuels production: processes and technologies. Luque, R., Lin, C. S. K., Wilson, K. & Clark, J. (eds.). 2nd ed. Elsevier, p. 391-429 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pyrolysis
Liquids
Biomass
Catalysts
Climate change

Drying kinetic analysis of municipal solid waste using modified page model and pattern search method

Cai, J., Yang, Y., Cai, W. & Bridgwater, T., 11 May 2016, In : Waste and Biomass Valorization. 8, 2, p. 301-312

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Municipal solid waste
municipal solid waste
Drying
kinetics
Kinetics

Encapsulation of phase change materials using rice-husk-char

Gondora, W., Doudin, K., Nowakoski, D. J., Xiao, B., Ding, Y., Bridgwater, T. & Yuan, Q., 15 Nov 2016, In : Applied Energy. 182, p. 274-281 8 p.

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encapsulation
Phase change materials
Encapsulation
rice
Carbon

Expanding the biomass resource: sustainable oil production via fast pyrolysis of low input high diversity biomass and the potential integration of thermochemical and biological conversion routes

Corton, J., Donnison, I. S., Patel, M., Bühle, L., Hodgson, E., Wachendorf, M., Bridgwater, A., Allison, G. & Fraser, M. D., 1 Sep 2016, In : Applied Energy. 177, p. 852-862 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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oil production
pyrolysis
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Conservation

Glucose production from anhydrosugars by acid hydrolysis

Blanco Sanchez, P. H., Lad, J. & Bridgwater, A. V., 18 Nov 2016, 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrolysis
Glucose
Catalysts
Acids
Oils

Impact of potassium and phosphorus in biomass on the properties of fast Pyrolysis bio-oil

Banks, S. W., Nowakowski, D. J. & Bridgwater, A. V., 20 Oct 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 10, p. 8009-8018 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Phosphorus
Potassium
Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis

Pyrolysis of rice husk and corn stalk in auger reactor: Part 1. Characterization of char and gas at various temperatures

Yu, Y., Yang, Y., Cheng, Z., Blanco, P. H., Liu, R., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 15 Dec 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 12, p. 10568–10574 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Pyrolysis
Gases
Temperature
Feedstocks
Liquids