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Table 3 Proximate analysis, elemental composition, and chemical composition of biomass samples

From: Thermogravimetric and kinetic analysis to discern synergy during the co-pyrolysis of microalgae and swine manure digestate

Parameters Sample MA SWD
Proximate analysis (wt%) Moisture 4.76 ± 0.238 3.9 ± 0.195
VM 84.25 ± 2.527 73.76 ± 2.950
FC 5.85 ± 0.293 12.62 ± 0.631
Ash 5.14 ± 0.103 9.72 ± 0.243
Elemental composition (wt%) C 47 ± 1.88 42.3 ± 1.904
H 6.8 ± 0.34 6.1 ± 0.305
O 27.8 ± 1.39 41.3 ± 2.065
N 10.5 ± 0.53 1.4 ± 0.07
S 0.82 ± 0.041 0.71 ± 0.036
Chemical composition (wt%) Carbohydrate 19.8 ± 0.99 21.3 ± 1.065
Protein 65.2 ± 1.956 16.3 ± 0.408
Lipid 8.7 ± 0.131 7.8 ± 0.156
Structural component analysis Lignin   6.49 ± 0.149
Cellulose   59.31 ± 2.966
Hemicellulose   14.7 ± 0.441