RESEARCH PAPERS: Energy Recovery From Solid Wastes

Direct Coburning of Unprepared Municipal Solid Waste and Sludge

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M. Dvirka

W. F. Cosulich Associates, Woodbury, N. Y. 11797

J. Energy Resour. Technol 105(3), 412-416 (Sep 01, 1983) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3230939 History: Received August 19, 1982; Revised March 07, 1983; Online October 22, 2009


The paper describes derivation of data and guidelines for coburning of municipal sludges and unprepared solid waste, giving approximate limits of applicability using direct coburning model with minimum sludge preparation. No attempt is made to evaluate or compare direct coburning with alternate codisposal concepts such as flash drying, indirect drying, coburning with refuse-derived fuel, etc.

Copyright © 1983 by ASME
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