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26 Pershing, David W.; Wendt, Jost O. L.Investigation of first- and second-stage variables on control of NOx emissions using staged combustion in a pulverized coal wall-fired furnaceRecent tests on an EPA 1- to 1.5 x 106 Btu/hr pilot-scale pulverized coal furnace show that N0X emissions of 100 ppm to 150 ppm (zero percent 02) are achievable with the use of two-stage combustion. Comparable N0X emission levels were obtained with three different coal types fired in either the sing...NOx; Carbon monoxide; Emissions1979
27 Eddings, Eric G.Joint NSF-NSFC Workshop on Combustion Related to Sustainable EnergyA workshop on Combustion Related to Sustainable Energy was held in Hangzhou, China on March 10-12, 2014. The workshop was jointly sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and by the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC). The purpose of the workshop was to bring together a limite...Combustion, sustainable energy, research needs, climate change, renewable fuel, efficiency, Workshop China2016
28 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.Journey from n-heptane to liquid transportation fuels. 1. The role of the allylic radicals and its related species in aromatic precursor chemistryThe Utah normal heptane mechanism compiled from submechanisms in the literature was extended into a detailed normal decane combustion mechanism, which is a subset of the Utah surrogate mechanisms. Few species have greater impact on the concentrations of other species than the allyl radical CH2CHCH2....Utah Surrogate Mechanisms; Heptane mechanism; Decane combustion mechanism; Allyl radical; Aromatic precursors2008
29 Sarofim, Adel F.; Truong, ThanhKinetics of hydrogen abstraction reactions from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by H atomsAn application of the Reaction Class Transition State Theory/Linear Energy Relationship (RC-TST/LER) is presented for the evaluation of the thermal rate constants of hydrogen abstraction reactions by H atoms from Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH). Two classes of reactions have been considered, ...Reaction Class Transition State Theory; Linear Energy Relationship; Hydrogen abstraction reactions2004
30 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.Mechanism reduction and generation using analysis of major fuel consumption pathways for n-heptane in premixed and diffusion flamesReaction pathway analyses were conducted for three mechanisms (designated as the Pitsch, Utah, and Lawrence Livermore National Lab) for a normal heptane premixed flame (? = 1.9) and a normal heptane opposed diffusion flame, in order to identify the relative importance of the major fuel consumption p...Pitsch mechanism; Utah mechanism; Lawrence Livermore National Lab mechanism; Mechanism reduction; Heptane premixed flame2007
31 Pershing, David W.Mechanisms of NOx formation and control: alternative and petroleum-derived liquid fuelsPetroleum-, coal- and shale-derived liquid fuels were burned in a downfired tunnel furnace to assess the impact of fuel properties on the formation and control of NOx emissions. A nitrogen-free oxidant mixture (Ar, C02 , 02) was used to isolate fuel NOx formation. Under excess air conditions fuel N...Exhaust emissions; Alternative fuels; Petroleum-derived liquid fuels1981
32 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.Modeling benzene and naphthalene formation in a premixed propylene flameThe Utah Surrogate Mechanism was used to model a fuel-rich, non-sooting premixed laminar flame of propylene at 5000 Pa with an equivalence ratio of 2.32. The simulation results were found to be satisfactory in comparison with the experimental data. For example, the measured concentration profiles of...Utah Surrogate Mechanism; Propylene; Combustion modeling; Benzene formation; Naphthalene formation2005
33 Lighty, Joann; Sarofim, Adel F.; Eddings, Eric G.Modeling the coagulation of charged particlesOne important mechanism in the growth of soot particles is to understand the role of particle charge in the coagulation of the particles. A previously developed model has been extended to include the coagulation of charged particles. The model includes neutral particles and charged particles (up to ...Charged particles; Flame ionization; Modeling2004
34 Eddings, EricModified CPD Model for Coal Devolatilization at UCTT ConditionsTo study coal pyrolysis behavior at underground coal thermal treatment (UCTT) conditions, a modified CPD (M-CPD) model was developed and evaluated using two scales of experiments as well as two different coals, Utah Sufco and Illinois #6. Compared with the original CPD model, three major aspects wer...Coal; pyrolysis; modeling; underground heating2019
35 Sarofim, Adel F.; Eddings, Eric G.Muiltifunctional fuel additives for reduced jet particlate emissionsUsing Government drawings, specifications, or other data included in this document for any purpose other than Government procurement does not in any way obligate the U.S. Government. The fact that the Government formulated or supplied the drawings, specifications, or other data does not license the ...2006
36 Eddings, Eric G.NOx emissions from intermediate-temperature combustion of steel-industry by-product gasesA study of NOx emissions from the combustion of coke-oven gas and blast-furnace gas (steel industry by-product gases) was undertaken using detailed kinetic modeling to elucidate the pathways for NOx formation. The study was performed at the intermediate temperatures (1200-1400K) and 1 atm, which rep...2004
37 Sarofim, Adel F.Numerical combustion of aviation fuel part I: a cross-model comparison of n-heptane premixed flameFour different n-heptane mechanisms were used to simulate a fuel rich n-heptane premixed flame and their results were compared with experimental measurements. In addition to discussion of the numerical performance of each mechanism, flux analysis coupled with the atomic distribution technique was us...Aviation fuel; n-heptane; Premixed flame2003
38 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.Olefin chemistry in a premixed n-heptane flameThree different n-heptane mechanisms were used to simulate a fuel-rich normal heptane premixed flame in order to identify major reaction pathways for olefin formation and consumption and areas of uncertainties of these reactions. Olefins are formed mainly via ?-scission and hydrogen abstraction, and...Heptane mechanism; N-heptane; Olefin formation; Olefin consumption; Alkyl radicals2007
39 Pershing, David W.; Slaughter, David MichaelParameters influencing the evolution and oxidation of sulfur in suspension phase coal combustionStoker coal-fired boiler furnaces are significant in terms of coal consumption and environmental impact; however, they have received relatively little research attention. This paper describes the results of a two-year study on the formation of sulfur oxides in the suspension phase of a coal-fired s...Stoker coal-fired furnaces1983
40 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.Pollutant emissions from gasoline combustion. 1. Dependence on fuel structural functionalitiesTo study the formation of air pollutants and soot precursors (e.g., acetylene, 1,3-butadiene, benzene, and higher aromatics) from aliphatic and aromatic fractions of gasoline fuels, the Utah Surrogate Mechanisms is extended to include submechanisms of gasoline surrogate compounds using a set of mech...Pollutant emissions; Soot precursors; Gasoline surrogate compounds; Utah Surrogate Mechanisms2008
41 Eddings, Eric G.The potential of on-line optical flow measurement in the control and monitoring of pilot-scale oxy-coal flamesDigital image processing techniques oer a wide array of tools capable of extracting apparent displacement or velocity information from sequences of images of moving objects. Optical flow algorithms have been widely used in areas such as traffic monitoring and surveillance. The knowledge of instantan...2014-01-01
42 Sutherland, James ClaytonPrediction of oxy-coal flame stand-off using high-fidelity thermochemical models and the one-dimensional turbulence modelAn Eulerian one-dimensional turbulence (ODT) model is applied to simulate oxy-coal combustion, with specific aim at predicting flame stand-o distances. Detailed gas-phase chemical kinetics based on the GRI3.0 mechanism are utilized. A high-fidelity model for devolatilization is considered that predi...2014-01-01
43 Eddings, EricProduction of Hydrogen through Photoelectrocatalytic Oxidation of Coal Using TiO2 Nanotube ArraysThe Electrochemical Society The Electrochemical Society Production of Hydrogen through Photo-Electro-Catalytic Oxidation of Coal Using TiO2 Nanotube Arrays Ding Wang1, Bobby Mohanty1, Bonan Wang1 and Eric Eddings1 Published 15 April 2017 • © 2017 ECS - The Electrochemical Society ECS Meeting ...Hydrogen production; TiO2 nanotubes; electrooxidation; photocatalysis2017
44 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.; Pershing, David W.Production of nitrogen oxide during char oxidation at pulverized coal combustion conditionsMore stringent regulations for NOx control in pulverized coal combustors have made the scientific community focus on sources of emissions that were traditionally considered less relevant to the overall NOx production. The oxidation to NO of the nitrogen that is organically bound to the char is one o...2001
45 Pershing, David W.; Wendt, Jost O. L.Pulverized coal combustion: NOx formation mechanisms under fuel rich and staged combustion conditionsA 2 Kg/h pulverized fuel one dimensional flame combustor was used to determine time resolved NO profiles under fuel rich and staged combustion conditions. Seven solid fuels, including two coal chars, were investigated. Results show that at all fuel rich conditions NO is formed rapidly and then is ...Flame; Composition; Reaction1979
46 Pershing, David W.; Wendt, Jost O. L.Pulverized coal combustion: the influence of flame temperature and coal composition on thermal and fuel NOxA laboratory combustor was used to investigate the factors that influence the conversion of fuel nitrogen in coal during coal combustion. Fuel NO was isolated by experimentation utilizing Argon / Oxygen / Carbon Dioxide mixtures as the oxidant, and care was taken to compare cases with air at matche...Fuel nitrogen; Flame temperature; Coal composition1977
47 Smith, Philip J.Reduced-order PCA models for chemical reacting flowsOne of the most challenging aspects of turbulent combustion research is the development of reduced-order combustion models which can accurately reproduce the physics of the real system. The identification and utilization of the low dimensional manifolds in these system is paramount to understand and...2014-01-01
48 Lighty, JoannThe role of open innovation in development of futuristic technologies for carbon capture in coal-fired power plants: an academic perspectiveCoal is an important fossil fuel resource for electricity generation which also contributes to significant CO2 emissions. The process of capturing carbon dioxide for utilization and sequestration is an important area of research in this domain. Academia-industry collaborations are playing a signific...2012-01-01
49 Ring, Terry ArthurRoom temperature co-precipitation synthesis of magnetite nanoparticles in a large pH window with different basesMagnetite nanoparticles (Fe3O4) represent the most promising materials in medical applications. To favor high-drug or enzyme loading on the nanoparticles, they are incorporated into mesoporous materials to form a hybrid support with the consequent reduction of magnetization saturation. The direct sy...2013-01-01
50 Eddings, Eric G.; Sarofim, Adel F.; Pugmire, Ronald J.Selection of surrogates for jet fuelsAbstract: A. detailed characterisation of JP fuels is provided based on literature data for the average of 55 worldwide and 4 US Jet-A fuels. These are complemented by NMR analysis of a JP-8 that provides the fractions of the carbon in the fuel that are present as protonated, bridgehead, and non-sub...Jet propulsion fuel; Surrogates; Simulations2008
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