Biomass Harvesting Systems and Analysis

Chapter

Abstract

Harvesting of trees or woody biomass, for the production of lumber, for production of paper, or as a feedstock for bioenergy, is accomplished through the integrated activities of a number of people and machines. The integration of equipment designed to perform disparate tasks forms what is referred to as a harvest system. In the harvest system, each task is performed in concert with the goals of the subsequent tasks, the overall objective being to prepare the raw material for transport to the processing facility.

Keywords

Biomass Corn Transportation Income Diesel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Forestry and Natural ResourcesWest Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA

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