mixchar: Mixture Model for the Deconvolution of Thermal Decay Curves

Deconvolution of thermal decay curves allows you to quantify proportions of biomass components in plant litter. Thermal decay curves derived from thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) are imported, modified, and then modelled in a three- or four- part mixture model using the Fraser-Suzuki function. The output is estimates for weights of pseudo-components corresponding to hemicellulose, cellulose, and lignin. For more information see: Müller-Hagedorn, M. and Bockhorn, H. (2007) <doi:10.1016/j.jaap.2006.12.008>, Órfão, J. J. M. and Figueiredo, J. L. (2001) <doi:10.1016/S0040-6031(01)00634-7>, and Yang, H. and Yan, R. and Chen, H. and Zheng, C. and Lee, D. H. and Liang, D. T. (2006) <doi:10.1021/ef0580117>.

Package details

AuthorSaras Windecker [aut, cre], Nick Golding [aut]
MaintainerSaras Windecker <[email protected]>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
Version0.1.0
URL http://github.com/smwindecker/mixchar
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("mixchar")

Try the mixchar package in your browser

Any scripts or data that you put into this service are public.

mixchar documentation built on Aug. 16, 2018, 5:03 p.m.