Research and development
The network among Biomass Lab and institutes, entities, standardization bodies and operators involved in the field of biomasses for energy use represents a continuous source of issues to be deepened and an opportunity to deal with new research topics.
Developed research topics
|Molecular characterisation of ligno-cellulosic biomasses using IR and TGA/DTA techniques||Ongoing|
|Physical treatment of vegetable oil for hydrocarbon production||Ongoing|
|Pilot reactor for thermal treatment of ligno-cellulosic biomasses||2012-2014|
|Agripellet produced using fixed and mobile equipments – economic analysis and product quality||Ongoing|
Monitoring of wood pellet quality in the market
2011 - 2013
|Analysis of combustion emissions of stoves fed with wood pellet – diluition tunnel||2010 - 2013|
Survey on characteristics of wood waste in the wine sector
Extraction tests of dehulled sunflower and evaluation of the use of protein cake and residual cuticle
Measurement of PAH from pellet stoves
Control Chart application to define an evaluation method of biomass in plant
|Nitrogen stripping techniques from zootechnical wastewater and from digestate||2008-2011|
|Neural nets applications for forecasting of ash melting temperatures of biomasses||2007-2009|
|Study of inorganic additives to increase melting temperatures of biomass ashes||2006-2009|
|Characterization of vegetable oils for energy use||2006-2008|
|Thermal behavior (fusibility) of biomass ashes||2005-2006 |
|Study of vegetable oil extraction from oleaginous seeds using screw press||2004-2008 |
Monitoring of a generator fed with vegetable oil through the measurement of antioxidants in mineral oil
|Pellet production from agriculture residues (agri-pellet)||2005-2006 |
Note: the abstract for each topic are only in the italian version.
European policy promotes renewable energies and sets specific targets. Solid biofuels can play a...
Investigation of woodchip quality: Relationship between the most important chemical and physical parameters
Considering the global warming and the climate change of the past few decades, European public...
Evaluation of the characteristics of vineyard pruning residues for energy application: effect of different copper-based treatments
The use of biomass obtained in a more sustainable way, as represented by agricultural wastes, should...