MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 13, 2014ICPER 2014 - 4th International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||17 July 2014|
Kinetic Analysis of Poultry Processing Dewatered Sludge (PPDS) Using Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)
Mechanical Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia
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Kinetic analysis is one of the most important applications in thermal analysis study. In this work, the kinetic analysis of poultry processing dewatered sludge (PPDS) was conducted by using a Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) instrument. The kinetic parameters such as activation energy (Ea) and correlation coefficient (R2) was determined. For this purpose, the non-isothermal thermogravimetric analysis was done in four different heating rates, β=5, 10, 15 and 20 K/min under oxygen atmosphere. The calculation of kinetic parameters adopted the Flynn-Wall-Ozawa (FWO) and Kissinger-Akihara-Sunose (KAS) model. The ranges of activation energy of the combustion of the PPDS were 11.81- 51.39 kJ/mol and 5.34- 42.63 kJ/mol respectively.
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