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Introduction In the recent years, an increased interest in obtaining composite materials with natural component as wood sawdust, flax, sisal, jute, and hemp fiber has been observed [ 1 – 7 ]. Lignocellulosics are favored as new

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Authors: A. Pétrissans, R. Younsi, M. Chaouch, P. Gérardin, and M. Pétrissans

Introduction Nowadays, the use of wood as building material is promoted. The heat treatment of the wood by mild pyrolysis is used to improve some of the characteristics of the final wood product, such as, its durability and

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Authors: Javier Tarrío-Saavedra, Salvador Naya, Mario Francisco-Fernández, Jorge López-Beceiro, and Ramón. Artiaga

Introduction The identification of wood is one of the most difficult tasks to perform related with the technology of this material, due to the wide variety of species and anatomical heterogeneity of its elements. Wood

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Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis
Authors: Boris N. Kuznetsov, Svetlana A. Kuznetsova, Vladimir G. Danilov, Olga V. Yatsenkova, and Andrey V. Petrov

]. Previously, it was shown that a significant intensification of oxidative delignification of wood by hydrogen peroxide in acetic acid–water medium at 120–130 °C takes place in the presence of sulfuric acid catalyst or suspended TiO 2 [ 3 , 4 ]. Under these

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Authors: Teresa Sebio-Puñal, Salvador Naya, Jorge López-Beceiro, Javier Tarrío-Saavedra, and Ramón Artiaga

Introduction The major chemical components of wood are cellulose, hemicelluloses, lignin, and extractives [ 1 ]. Thermal stability of wood is usually studied by thermogravimetry (TG) [ 2 – 11 ]. Wood materials are known to

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Introduction At present, there is growing interest to use wood and wood-based materials for applications in both residential and non-residential building construction [ 1 , 2 ]. However, wood and wood-based materials

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Introduction Wood has strongly influenced cultures throughout the centuries because of its easy manufacturing of furniture, sculptures, and pieces of art and artifacts found in ancient churches, such as paintings, frames

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Introduction For centuries, wood has been widely used both as structural and decorative material in buildings and for other uses. However, one of its key disadvantages is its high combustibility, which is determined by its

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by the lowest energy content because of the highest inorganic content. The wood samples release the highest yield of volatile matter, whereas the sewage sludge evolves the lowest amount of volatile products. The values of the energy content and

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-Werkst. 2006 64 491 496 K. Németh , Faanyagkémia [Wood chemistry: in Hungarian], Mezőgazdasági Szaktudás Kiadó

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