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Table 2 Comparison of the kinetic analysis in this study and those in the literature

From: Co-thermal degradation characteristics of rice straw and sewage sludge

Feedstocks Carrier gas Flow rate
(mL min−1)
Ti Tp1 Tf E (kJ mol−1) A (min−1) n R2 Ref.
RS N2 100 178 319 500 75.4 18.6 × 106 1.43 0.82 This study
Air 100 175 323 530 89.6 0.59 × 108 2.12 0.71
SS N2
Air
100
100
153
148
272, 321
273, 325
517
550
49.1
60.1
1.37 × 105
1.97 × 105
2.41
3.57
0.90
0.84
This study
20%RS + 80%SS N2
Air
100
100
173
154
324
279, 324
535
659
48.6
63.7
0.71 × 105
5.40 × 105
1.52
3.3
0.86
0.81
This study
40%RS + 60%SS N2 100 154 321 515 50.6 0.84 × 105 0.9 0.84 This study
Air 100 160 323 551 64.3 14.4 × 105 2.45 0.78
50%RS + 50%SS N2 100 147 320 516 53.1 1.44 × 105 0.69 0.83 This study
Air 100 166 325 534 68.7 19.1 × 105 2.26 0.80
RS N2 100 266 320 353 59.9 2.4 × 104 1.0 0.995 [23]
SS 100 248 310 385 19.7 13.91 1.0 0.998  
SS N2 50 150 299 550 31.9 27.35 1.1 0.982 [24]
SS H2O–Ar 150   65.7 3.9 × 103 1.0 0.998 [25]
Industrial sludge 150 227 527 68.1 1.07 × 104 1.0 0.991  
Fluff 150 227 527 83.0 1.27 × 105 1.0 0.951  
Scrap tire powder   150 227 527 132 4.1 × 108 1.0 0.994  
Rice husk N2 100 172 348 576 87.4 1.32 × 107 0.984 [26]
Rice husk Air (1st zone) 191 321 53.4 3.77 × 106 1.41 [27]
Air (2nd zone)   321 510 20.8 1.41 × 103 0.47  
Sugarcane bagasse N2 (1st zone) 20 140 325 53.5 0.28 0.4 0.995 [28]
N2 (2nd zone)   325 493 43.0 0.15 0.3 0.971
Cotton stalks N2 (1st zone) 20 150 287 102 1.22 1.0 0.997  
N2 (2nd zone)   287 471 98.5 0.45 0.7 0.966
Chlorella vulgaris Air 25 165 367 41.0 3.9981 [29]
Pine wood N2 45 245 405 68.7 1.75 × 102 [30]
Activated carbon N2 45 80 800 5.30 6.43 × 10−5  
Coal Char N2 600 506.5   653.3 130–153 7.12 × 103 1.0 > 0.96 [31]
Coal Char CO2 200–500 760 820 285 3.9 × 1011 [32]
Coal Air 50 52.7 3.3 × 109 [33]
O2 50 93.1 1.3 × 1010  
Coal N2 (1st zone) 30 174 358 36.9 378 1.0 0.986 [34]
N2 (2nd zone)   358 491 129 5.5 × 108   0.995
N2 (3rd zone)   491 667 115 1.8 × 106   0.976
HDPE N2 30 439 523 457 3.5 × 1030 1.0 0.998  
LDPE N2 30 426 526 300 2.2 × 1020 1.0 0.998  
Plastic (PP) N2 30 399 491 507 320 5.9 × 1021 1.0 0.998  
  1. R2: correlation coefficient
  2. Ti, Tp and Tf express the initial, peak and final temperature of VM release
  3. -: not available