Makini wood fuel stove handbook
This manual is a compilation of the result of the studies and projects in line with the development of improved wood fuel stoves in collaboration with the APPROTECH ASIA and the Asia Regional Cookstove Program (ARECOP). The main objective of this manual is to provide interested organizations a guide in designing, constructing, operating, and testing the Makini Wood Fuel Stove which was developed at the Appropriate Technology Center of the Department of Agricultural Engineering and Environmental Management, College of Agriculture, Central Philippine University, Iloilo City. The first chapter of the handbook gives the brief reason of the development of the stove. Chapter II describes the design, advantage features, and performance of the stove. Chapter III presents the different designs of the traditional wood fuel stove developed in the Philippines and in other Asian region. Chapter IV presents the stove design particularly the factors that need to be considered in designing the Makini wood fuel stove. Sample computations are also included in the discussion. Chapter V carefully describes the step-by-step procedure in constructing the stove starting from material preparation until finishing a unit of the stove. Chapter VI describes the operation and maintenance of the stove while Chapter VII gives the procedure in testing the stove. The procedure in determining the economics of producing and using the stove is also presented in the last chapter.
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Belonio, A. T. (2004). Makini wood fuel stove handbook. Appropriate Technology Center, Department of Agricultural Engineering and Environmental Management, College of Agriculture,Central Philippine University, Iloilo City, Philippines
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