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Application of Fuzzy Rayleigh Distribution in the Nonisothermal Pyrolysis of Loose Biomass

Published Online: 24 Jan 2018
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Abstract

This paper studied the implementation of fuzzy logic on the relevant parameter of biomass pyrolysis. Frequency factor, the upper limit of ‘dE’, and the scale parameter of Rayleigh distribution are fuzzified in order to estimate the randomness in estimating the parametric values. Distribution function, f(E), of activation energies is assumed to follow the Rayleigh distribution. Thermo-analytical data has been found experimentally with the help of TGA/DTG analysis. The approximated solution of distributed activation energy model (DAEM) is obtained by using asymptotic approach.

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