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Natioanal Workshop on Standards and Testing on Cookstoves in Nepal

Natioanal Workshop on Standards and Testing on Cookstoves in Nepal
25 July 2013
Hotel Himalaya
Presenter: Ineej Manandhar

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    • Presented By: Ineej Manandhar Kathmandu University Presentation on Standards and Testing of Cook stoves in Kathmandu University
    • Kathmandu UniversityKathmandu University Kathmandu University is an autonomous, non-profit,Kathmandu University is an autonomous, non-profit, privately managed public institution dedicated toprivately managed public institution dedicated to maintain high standards of academic excellence.maintain high standards of academic excellence. Department of Engineering at Kathmandu UniversityDepartment of Engineering at Kathmandu University is one of the pioneers in offering Graduate studies inis one of the pioneers in offering Graduate studies in Nepal.Nepal. Besides offering graduate studies, it conductsBesides offering graduate studies, it conducts different research projects with practical implicationsdifferent research projects with practical implications throughout the country.throughout the country.
    • Biomass Stove Testing LabBiomass Stove Testing Lab  Mechanical department formally started its researchMechanical department formally started its research and development activities on 2001 A.D.and development activities on 2001 A.D.  To carry out research more effectively andTo carry out research more effectively and efficiently in the field of Improved Cooking Stoves,efficiently in the field of Improved Cooking Stoves, Biomass Stove Testing Lab (BSTL) has beenBiomass Stove Testing Lab (BSTL) has been established.established.  Main objective to develop improved cooking stovesMain objective to develop improved cooking stoves for betterment of livelihood as an institutionalfor betterment of livelihood as an institutional contribution to society.contribution to society.
    • Biomass Stove Testing LabBiomass Stove Testing Lab  Biomass Stove Testing Lab at Kathmandu university followsBiomass Stove Testing Lab at Kathmandu university follows national testing protocol of Nepal developed by AEPC.national testing protocol of Nepal developed by AEPC.  Follows calculations based on the “SHELL FOUNDATION HEHFollows calculations based on the “SHELL FOUNDATION HEH PROJECT WATER BOILING TEST SHEET”, Version 3,PROJECT WATER BOILING TEST SHEET”, Version 3, published by Approvecho Research Center.published by Approvecho Research Center. Major equipments :Major equipments : 1 Gas analyzer to monitor IAP1 Gas analyzer to monitor IAP 2. Different sensor and modules for2. Different sensor and modules for logging data.logging data. 3. Digital thermometer3. Digital thermometer 4. Digital moisture meter4. Digital moisture meter 5. Digital weighing machine5. Digital weighing machine 6. Standard utensils etc.6. Standard utensils etc. @Bijendra Shrestha
    • Equipment UsedEquipment Used Figure : pH Meter Figure : Temperature Sensor Figure : Weighing Machine Figure : Digital Thermometer
    • Tests done by BSTLTests done by BSTL Standard Tests Performed at BSTLStandard Tests Performed at BSTL  WBT ( Water Boiling Test ) : Lab Based Test  CCT (Controlled Cooking Test )  KPT (Kitchen Performance Test )  Generally we perform WBT at our lab to certify thermal efficiency through Cold Start, Hot start and simmering.  Also we test and monitor performance of different ICS that has been disseminated in Nepal.
    • Projects Under taken by BSTLProjects Under taken by BSTL SCORE(Stove for Cooking, Refrigeration andSCORE(Stove for Cooking, Refrigeration and Electricity) Follow on ProjectElectricity) Follow on Project Type of Project : ResearchType of Project : Research Name of Contributors : Alstom Foundation and University of Nottingham,Name of Contributors : Alstom Foundation and University of Nottingham, United KingdomUnited Kingdom Contributors' supporting area : Funding/infrastructure/Contributors' supporting area : Funding/infrastructure/ logistic/equipments /Human Resource Developmentlogistic/equipments /Human Resource Development PhasePhase Construction of SCORE 1Construction of SCORE 1 KU received material for SCORE 1KU received material for SCORE 1 Construction of SCORE 2Construction of SCORE 2 Visit by Professors from UoN.Visit by Professors from UoN. Lab Based Tests done. Remarks : Extension of this project is in progress @Bijendra Shrestha
    • Feasibility Study on Preparatory Survey on InsulatingFeasibility Study on Preparatory Survey on Insulating Firebrick Cook Stove with Carbon FundingFirebrick Cook Stove with Carbon Funding Type of Project: Research Name of Contributors: ALCEDO Corporation and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Contributors' supporting area : funding Duration of the Project : 1 year Starting: September 1, 2012 Ending: July 5, 2013 Activities ◦ Collection of Isolite Bricks ◦ Replication of Prototype #1 ◦ Design of prototype #2 ◦ WBT and Efficiency analysis on prototype#1 ◦ Design and Fabrication of different Prototype #2 to prototype #4 ◦ Research on the mortar material for the final Isolite Stove ◦ Workout for the Prototype #5 ◦ Fabrication of Prototype #5
    • Program to Reduce Non-Renewable BiomassProgram to Reduce Non-Renewable Biomass Consumption through Introduction of High EfficiencyConsumption through Introduction of High Efficiency Cook StovesCook Stoves Type of Project:Type of Project: ResearchResearch Name of Contributors:Name of Contributors: Tepia Coperation Japan Co., Ltd.Tepia Coperation Japan Co., Ltd. Contributors' supporting areaContributors' supporting area: Funding: Funding Duration of the Project:Duration of the Project: 8 month8 month Starting:Starting: July 23, 2012July 23, 2012 Ending:Ending: February 28, 2013February 28, 2013 List of activities that launched during the periods:List of activities that launched during the periods: ◦ Field based study and surveyField based study and survey ◦ Field based WBTField based WBT ◦ Lab based WBTLab based WBT
    • Technical Monitoring of Stoves Promoted underTechnical Monitoring of Stoves Promoted under “Efficient Fuel wood Cooking Stoves in Foothills“Efficient Fuel wood Cooking Stoves in Foothills and Plains of Central Region of Nepaand Plains of Central Region of Nepal”l”  Type of Project: Research  Name of Contributors: Center of Rural technology, Nepal  Contributors' supporting area: funding  Duration of the Project: 1 Month Starting: 10 July 2012 Ending: 10 August 2012  List activities that launched during the periods: Field based WBT test.
    • Contact AddressContact Address Dr. Bim Prasad Shrestha HOD, Department of Mechanical Engineering Kathmandu University shrestha@ku.edu.np Ineej Manandhar Ineej.manandhar@gmail.com
    • Thank You Lets Support Bioenergy for a greener tomorrow…….