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Clean Energy for Sustainable Development by Kalam Azad, Mohammad Rasul, Subhash Sharma

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Chapter Eight

Solar Pyrolysis

Converting Waste Into Asset Using Solar Energy

M.U.H. Joardder1,2, P.K. Halder3, M.A. Rahim1, and M.H. Masud1     1Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia     2Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi, Bangladesh     3Jessore University of Science and Technology, Jessore, Bangladesh

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the incorporation of solar energy into pyrolysis reactor heating and investigates its feasibility in replacement of conventional heating. At the beginning of the chapter, an overview of pyrolysis and the historical background of pyrolysis are discussed. Furthermore, the chapter presents the issues and challenges of conventional heating of reactor during thermal decomposition ...

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