National Center for Combustion Research and Development

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras & Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore
Fuel Characterization Lab

The Fuel Characterization Laboratory of NCCRD is focused on developing core competency in characterization of a range of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels including coal, biomass, solid wastes, ash, char, hydrocarbon fuels, bio-oils, biofuels, biogas and other refuse-derived fuels. The lab houses a comprehensive set of state-of-the-art analytical instruments to characterize the physicochemical, structural, thermophysical, surface and electrophysical properties of energy materials.

Lab Equipments

Ash fusion tester
To determine the ash fusion temperature and other salient thermal transitions during melting of ash
Micro balance
To determine the mass of samples with an accuracy of 1 micro-gram.
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Dr Muruganadam T.M.

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Dr Pramod S Mehta


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