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A computer program for analysis of fuelwood harvesting costsAuthor(s): George B. Harpole; Giuseppe Rensi
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-46. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1985. 18 pages
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThe fuelwood harvesting computer program (FHP) is written in FORTRAN 60 and designed to select a collection of harvest units and systems from among alternatives to satisfy specified energy requirements at a lowest cost per million Btu's as recovered in a boiler, or thousand pounds of H2O evaporative capacity kiln drying. Computed energy costs are used as a criterion of economic viability. Sensitivities of energy costs and fuel requirements to changes in moisture content are computed and provided in the printed output.
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CitationHarpole, George B.; Rensi, Giuseppe 1985. A computer program for analysis of fuelwood harvesting costs. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-46. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1985. 18 pages
KeywordsWood/bark fuel, harvesting, economics, computer program
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