Volume 4, Issue 1-1, January 2015, Page: 44-49
Performance Analysis of Power Generation by Producer Gas from Refuse Derived Fuel-5 (RDF-5)
Natthawut Dutsadee, School of Renewable Energy, Maejo University, Sansai, Chiang Mai-50290, Thailand
Nigran Homdoung, School of Renewable Energy, Maejo University, Sansai, Chiang Mai-50290, Thailand
Rameshprabu Ramaraj, School of Renewable Energy, Maejo University, Sansai, Chiang Mai-50290, Thailand
Khamatanh Santisouk, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos
Shangphuerk Inthavideth, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos
Received: Oct. 30, 2014;       Accepted: Nov. 4, 2014;       Published: Jan. 12, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.s.2015040101.17      View  3143      Downloads  212
Abstract
At present, municipal and city corporation governments throughout the world are facing choices about how to manage the unending stream of waste generated by their residents and businesses. In many places landfills and dumpsites are filling up, and all landfills and dumpsites leak into the environment; due to increasing populations, the issue of waste becomes more urgent and more complicated. Many regions are already facing a waste crisis, and drastic measures are needed. In the past, the main approach to waste management operations is the landfill which is causes many environmental pollutions and health hazards. Furthermore, extending the land for land filling is the one of best solutions. This paper demonstrated the performance analysis of power generation producer gas from RDF-5 in Chiang Mai University, Thailand. The efficiency of different ratio waste composition and of RDF-5 was revealed. In addition, the humidity, density and heat capacity of RDF-5 are also focused. In order to analyze the compositions, heat capacity of producer gas, fuel consumption, efficiency of producer gas system, waste water and quantity of ash; RDF-5 have been tested by using producer gas in different ratio of oxygen and fuel. In term of automobile application, the performance of RDF-5 and Diesel-RDF-5 are compared; and the specific factors such as power, specific fuel consumption rate, carbon dioxide, sound level and fuel feeding were included that comparison. Consequently, this paper mainly focused and concerned with the production and properties of refuse derived fuel-5 for use in energy from waste technologies.
Keywords
Municipal Solid Waste, Combustion Engine, Renewable Energy
To cite this article
Natthawut Dutsadee, Nigran Homdoung, Rameshprabu Ramaraj, Khamatanh Santisouk, Shangphuerk Inthavideth, Performance Analysis of Power Generation by Producer Gas from Refuse Derived Fuel-5 (RDF-5), International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy. Special Issue:Renewable Energy Applications in the Agricultural Field and Natural Resource Technology. Vol. 4, No. 1-1, 2015, pp. 44-49. doi: 10.11648/j.ijrse.s.2015040101.17
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