Publications of the FICFB-Gasification Process

Publications in English

Gasification of Organic Material in a Novel Fluidization Bed System
Hofbauer, H.; Stoiber, H.; Veronik, G.; (1995).
Proc. of the 1st SCEJ Symposion on Fludization, Tokyo, pp. 291-299.

Biomass Gasification in an Internally Circulating Fluidized Bed
Zschetzsche, A.; Hofbauer, H.; Schmidt, A.; (1994).
Proc. of the 8th European Conference on Biomass for Agriculture and Industry, Vol. 3, pp. 1771 - 1777.

The FICFB gasification process
H.Hofbauer, G.Veronik, T.Fleck, R.Rauch
Developments in Thermochemical Biomass conversion Vol.2 pp 1016-1025, Banff 1997

Two Years Experience with the FICFB-Gasification Process
Fercher, E.; Hofbauer, H.; Fleck, T.; Rauch, R.; Veronik, G.;
10th European Conference and Technology Exhibition, Würzburg June 1998

Hydrogen-rich Gas from Biomass Steam Gasification
H.Hofbauer, R.Rauch, P.Foscolo, D.Matera
1st World Conference and Exhibition on Biomass for Energy and Industry, Sevilla June 2000

Simulation and Optimisation of a Biomass Gasification Process
S.Kaiser, K.Weigl, G.Schuster, H.Tremmel, A.Friedl, H.Hofbauer
1st World Conference and Exhibition on Biomass for Energy and Industry, Sevilla June 2000

Stoichiometric water consumption of steam gasification by the FICFB-gasification process
H.Hofbauer, R.Rauch
Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion, Innsbruck September 2000

Hydrogen-rich Gas from Biomass Steam Gasification
H.Hofbauer, R.Rauch
Publishable final report of Project JOR3-CT97-0196

Biomass steam gasification - an extensive parametric modeling study
G. Schuster, G. Löffler, K. Weigl, H. Hofbauer
Bioresource Technology 77 (2001) 71-79

Simulation of a highly efficient dual fluidized bed gasification process
S. Kaiser, K. Weigl, Ch. Aichernig, A. Friedl, H. Hofbauer
ECCE

Hydrodynamics of a Dual Fluidized Bed Gasifier. Part II: Simulation of Solid Circulation Rate, Pressure Loop and Stability
Kaiser, S.; Löffler, G.; Bosch, K.; Hofbauer, H.

Six Years Experience with the FICFB-Gasification Process
Hofbauer,H.; Rauch,R.; Loeffler,G.; Kaiser,S.; Fercher,E.; Tremmel,H.;
12th European Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection; Amsterdam, June 2002

Biomass CHP Plant Güssing – Using Gasification for Power Generation
M. Bolhàr-Nordenkampf, R. Rauch, K. Bosch, C. Aichernig, H. Hofbauer
Int. Conference on Biomass Utilisation, Thailand, June 2002

Scale-up of a 100kWth pilot FICFB-gasifier to a 8 MWth FICFB-gasifier demonstration plant in Güssing (Austria)
M. Bolhàr-Nordenkampf; K. Bosch; R. Rauch; S. Kaiser; H. Tremmel; C. Aichernig; H. Hofbauer
1st International Ukrainian Conference on BIOMASS FOR ENERGY; September 23-27, 2002 Kyiv, Ukraine

Biomass CHP Plant Güssing – A Success Story
Hofbauer,H.; Rauch,R.; Bosch,K.; Koch,R.; Aichernig,C.;
Expert Meeting on Pyrolysis and Gasification of Biomass and Waste; October 2002, Strasbourg, France

In-Bed Catalytic Tar Reduction in a Dual Fluidized Bed Biomass Steam Gasifier
Pfeifer,C.; Hofbauer,H.; Rauch,R.;
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2004, 43, 1634-1640

Gasification Demonstration Plants in Austria
Markus Bolhar Nordenkampf
IV. International Slovak Biomass Forum, Bratislava February 9th – 10 th , 2004

Hydrogen-rich Gas Production with a Catalytic Dual Fluidised Bed Biomass Gasifier
C.Pfeifer, R.Rauch, H. Hofbauer
2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Idustry and Climate Protection, 10-14th May 2004, Rome, Italy

Steam Gasification of Biomass at CHP Plant in Guessing - Status of the Demonstration Plant
Rauch et al
2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Idustry and Climate Protection, 10-14th May 2004, Rome, Italy

New Approach for Biomass Gasification to Hydrogen
T. Marquard-Möllenstedt et al
2nd World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Idustry and Climate Protection, 10-14th May 2004, Rome, Italy

Biomass Gasification Combined Cycle Thermodynamic Oprimisation using integrated Drying
M. Bolhar-Nordenkampf, H.Hofbauer
Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2004: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, June 14–17, 2004, Vienna, Austria

Coupling of Biomass Steam Gasification and an SOFC - Gas Turbine Hybrid System for Highly Efficient Electricity Generation
T.Proell, C.Aichernig, H.Hofbauer, R.Rauch
Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2004: Power for Land, Sea, and Air, June 14–17, 2004, Vienna, Austria

Comparison of different olivines for biomass steam gasification
R. Rauch, C. Pfeifer, K. Bosch, H. Hofbauer, D.Swierczynski, C.Courson, A.Kiennemann
Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion, Victoria, Canada, 30th August to 2nd September 2004

Hydrogen-rich Gas Production with a Ni-catalyst in a Dual Fluidized Bed Biomass Gasifier
C. Pfeifer, R.Rauch, H.Hofbauer, D.Swierczynski, C.Courson, A.Kiennemann
Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion, Victoria, Canada, 30th August to 2nd September 2004

Publications in German

Der Dampfvergasungsprozess - eine umfangreiche Parameterstudie
G.Schuster, K.Weigl, S.Kaiser, A.Friedl, H.Hofbauer
VDI Berichte Nr. 1535, 2000 p 91-100

Zweibett-Wirbelschichtvergasung in Güssing mit 2MWe/4,5MWt
R.Rauch, H.Hofbauer
7. Holzenergiesymposion; 18th October 2002; ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Wirbelschicht-Wasserdampf-Vergasung in der Anlage Güssing
R.Rauch, H.Hofbauer
9.Internationale Fachtagung "Energetische Nutzung nachwachsander Rohstoffe"; 4.-5.September 2003; Freiberg, Deutschland

Wasserstoffherstellung durch absorptionsunterstützte Wasserdampf-Vergasung von Biomasse
T. Maquard-Möllenstedt, P. Sichler, M. Specht, M. Michel, R. Berger, K.R.G. Hein, E. Höftberger, R. Rauch, H. Hofbauer
DGMK-Fachbereichstagung Energetische Nutzung von Biomassen, 19.-21. April 2004, Velen/Westfalen, Deutschland