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TRIZ Applied to Waste Pyrolysis Project in Morocco

  • Davide RussoEmail author
  • Paolo Peri
  • Christian Spreafico
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 572)

Abstract

The methods and technologies of waste disposal are characterized by a slow evolution. A system that can bring great benefits, in economic and environmental terms is pyrolysis. A technology that instead of burning waste, gets products for industrial use.

The technology offers many advantages, among which they allow drastically reduce the ashes deriving from the reaction compared to those deriving from normal combustion, it also produces reaction gases and oils that have a high calorific value and are suitable for conversion into other energy such as electricity, district heating or cold, compressed air.

In order to make this technology usable today we need an important scale up in response to the many pilot projects around the world.

In this article we can show some examples of how an Italian-French industrial group, active in pyrolysis has implemented TRIZ to develop a large-scale technology for urban waste recycling. In particular, the ongoing project in Agadir area in Morocco will be presented.

The project will be shown in the article and how the sponsoring company is using TRIZ to develop its technology worldwide.

Keywords

Triz Pyrolysis Problem solving Evolutive tree 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BergamoDalmineItaly
  2. 2.Synecom srlStezzanoItaly

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