Methods of acidic hydrolysis and thermal analysis were used to show that thermal treatment of peat at a temperature of up to 250°C in a medium of its decomposition gases increases the thermal stability of humic acids due to a change in the composition and structure of mainly the peripheral part of the macromolecule.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Solid Fuel Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Fuel Technology