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The author also wishes to acknowledge the assistance of three key reviewers: Dr. Fred Shafizadeh, university of Montana; Dr. K. V. Sarkanen, university of Washington; and Dr. Bernard Blaustein, Pittsburgh Energy Research Center, ERDA. REFERENCES 1. Fred Shafizadeh and William F. DeGroot, "Combustion Charac teristics of Cellulosic Fuels," Thermal Uses and Properties of Carbohydrates and Lignins. 2. , 1976. , 1976. 3. H. G. Cordero and L. H. Tarring, Babylon to Birmingham. 4. Nathan Rosenberg, Technology and American Economic Growth.
20. White Pine Copper Smelter Superintendent, personal conversa tion, December, 1976. 21. Owen D. , French Lick, Indiana, June 20, 1973. 22. " No. 3, 1976. Catalyst, Vol. V, Uncounted Energy 2 3 . L. F l e t c h e r P r o u t y , AMTRAK C o r p . , c o r r e s p o n d e n c e Oct. 53 12, 1976. 24. Ed C l i f f , Timber, t h e Renewable R e s o u r c e . N a t i o n a l Commission on M a t e r i a l s P o l i c y , 1 9 7 3 . 2 5 . "OSU S t u d i e s How F a s t Wood B u r n s . " Albany D e m o c r a t - H e r a l d , Albany, O r e .
3. Metallurgical Industries Refiners of ferronickel, ferrosilicon, and copper use varying amounts of wood in their production processes. Wood wastes are used extensively in ferronickel production. The Riddle Mt. S. ferronickel requirements. S. Bureau of Mines . Hanna Min ing uses wood chips and sawdust as a heat source and as a reductant. The nickeliferous ore is dried from 21 to 3-5% water in chip fired rotary driers. the calcining step. Sawdust is used as a prereductant in Then chips are used to reduce ferrosilicon, since ferrosilicon is the reductant for ferronickel .
Fuels and Energy from Renewable Resources by David A. Tillman (Eds.)