Jusoff, Kamaruzaman (1989) Heating value determination of green and brown balsam fir (Abies balsamea) needles. In: IUFRO Project Group P3 05-00 Meeting, 24-28 September 1989, Riga, Latvia, SSR-USSR.
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Combustion analysis tests were performed six times (three times for each sample) using a 1341 Plain Oxygen Bomb Calorimeter on air dry green and brown balsam fir (Abies balsamea) needles taken in Frederiction, New Brunswick, Canada to determine their heating values. The green needles had an average moisture content (dry basis) of 49.8 percent while 11.1 percent for the brown needles. The heating values are 5,757 btu/lb and 9,512 btu/lb, respectively. Discussions to consider the utilization of balsam fir needles for fuel in the future were given.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Forestry|
|Deposited By:||Samsida Samsudin|
|Deposited On:||15 Aug 2011 08:27|
|Last Modified:||11 Sep 2012 00:50|
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