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Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS)

ISSN:2141-7016

Article Title: COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DIFFERENT WASTE PRODUCT UTILIZATION FOR FUEL BRIQUETTE
by Adeyemo Y.A., Adeyeye, T.A., Okunlola, O.A, Bello, W.B. and Alamu, L. O.

Abstract:
1Forest Technology Department, Oyo State College of Agriculture, Igboora 2School of Bio-Environmental Engineering, Oyo State College of Agriculture, Igboora 3Agricultural Technology Department, Oyo State College of Agriculture, Igboora 4Crop and Environmental Protection Department, LadokeAkintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. Corresponding Author: Adeyemo Y.A., ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Abstract The study aimed at comparing different organic wastes for fuel briquette production. Treatments were (B1) Charcoal dust + starch (100%), (B2) Charcoal dust + sawdust + starch (50%), (B3) Charcoal dust + starch (50%) and (B4) Charcoal (control).The parameters considered were: time taken to boil water, average time taken to ignite and fully ignited, time taken to burn into ash, ash content and flame characters. Results showed that the average time taken to boil the same quantity of water (100 cl) revealed that B2 boiled faster than the other treatments. B2 & B4 ignited and burnt faster than B1 & B3. Average time taken to burn to ashes revealed that B2 and B4 were shorter than other treatments. The higher amount of ash contents of B1, B2 and B3 indicated they contained non-combustible materials than B4. Smoke character, showed that B1and B3 has relatively no smoke, and B2 and B4, has little smoke respectively. The result revealed that waste can be turned into briquette for energy use. The study discovered that time taken to boil water were too long, meaning that the energy efficiency of briquette materials needed to be improved upon.
Keywords: energy crises, deforestation, wastes, briquette and sustainability
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ISSN: 2141-7016

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