Combustion Characteristics Analysis of Agricultural Biomass – A Review

IJEP 43(1): 55-63 : Vol. 43 Issue. 1 (January 2023)

Sampathkumar Velusamy*, Anandakumar Subbaiyan, Manoj Shanmugamoorthi, Venkateswara Reddy Vajrala and Sharmma Arulmani

Kongu Engineering College, Department of Civil Engineering, Erode, Tamil Nadu – 638 060, India


Million tonnes of agricultural waste are produced in India. From these wastes, we can obtain useful biomass products which will be useful for the local people, living in the developing country. We know that bio-fuel, bio-based materials made from biomass can be used to produce starch, sugar products, oil and resins. Briquette made from agricultural waste is cheap, low-cost and also, is a good replacement for fossil fuels because it emits less pollutants. This paper provides characteristics analysis of biomass briquette made from agricultural waste and its physical properties and quality content.


Agricultural waste, Biomass, Briquette, Starch binder, Proximate analysis, Elemental analysis


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