Evaluation of energy usage for cotton ginning processes

Ismail, Siti Amni and Chen, Guangnan and Baillie, Craig and Symes, Troy (2009) Evaluation of energy usage for cotton ginning processes. In: SEAg 2009: Agricultural Technology in a Changing Climate, 13-16 Sep 2009, Brisbane, Queensland.


The study is carried out to evaluate the energy(electricity and gas) usage for cotton ginning processes in Australia. The pattern of energy usage is identified and its relationship with incoming cotton is analysed. Based on the electricity usage and bales produced, a benchmark of electricity use for cotton ginning is developed.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Agricultural, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2011 04:39
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: energy use; cotton; benchmark; ginning
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070307 Crop and Pasture Post Harvest Technologies (incl. Transportation and Storage)
09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090607 Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power)
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099901 Agricultural Engineering
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 86 Manufacturing > 8604 Leather Products, Fibre Processing and Textiles > 860402 Cotton Ginning
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6563

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