Thermodynamic Simulation of Producer Gas Combustion from Biomass Gasification




Simulation, Thermodynamic, Temperature, Heat release, Combustion, Producer Gas


The use of new and renewable energy for the application on gas burners is beneficial for the environment. This study aims to determine the effect of excess air during the combustion of producer gas from biomass gasification to release heat used as a fuel gas burner. Simulations are carried out by applying mass and energy balance, showing that an increase in excess air will decrease the non-adiabatic and adiabatic flame temperature. The result showed that an increase in excess of air reduces the amount of heat released to the environment for the same flame temperature. The maximum adiabatic flame temperature is at 1725.430C, while the non-adiabatic ranges from 600 to 8000C. Furthermore, heat is released in the range of 20.1 kW to 28.8 kW, and excess air from 0 to 40%. 


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Vidian F, Hakim AR. Thermodynamic Simulation of Producer Gas Combustion from Biomass Gasification. EAI Endorsed Trans Energy Web [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 18];9(5):e1. Available from: