Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Subject "Biochar"
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(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-05)Phenolic compounds with antioxidant activity toward soybean-derived fatty acid methyl esters (SME, used as a model for biodiesel) were obtained by pyrolysis from wood (birch hardwood), corn stover, and lignin. The lignins ...
(Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-05)Renewable energy offers a way to sustain the development of a society in harmony with nature and available resources (Das, 2007). As a renewable energy technology, biomass gasification has received revived attention recently. ...
Sorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) to Biochar and Estimates of PAH Bioavailability (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2014-12)Biochars were produced by slow pyrolysis of corn stover under a nitrogen atmosphere at 450°, 550°, and 750°C. The chars were subjected to artificial aging, i.e., repeatedly freezing and thawing or incubating moist char at ...