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Estimation of Energy Potential from Organic Fractions of Municipal Solid Waste by Using Empirical Models at Hyderabad, Pakistan.

Keywords: Composition of OFMSW, Energy Potential, Empirical Models, Organic Fractions of Municipal Solid Waste, Proximate and Ultimate Analysis

Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology

Volume 35 ,  Issue 1


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