Utah Clean Coal Program

Utah Clean Coal Program Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO)

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Topical Reports

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications by CASE Researchers Include

Ahn, J., Okerlund, R., Fry, A., Eddings, "Sulfur trioxide formation during oxy-coal combustion,? International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control ", Vol. 5, S-1, S127-S135, 2011.

A. Biglari, J.C. Sutherland, "A filter-independent model identification technique for turbulent combustion modeling", Combustion & Flame, 159(5), 2012, 1960-1970.

C.K. Clayton, H.Y. Sohn, K.J. Whitty, "Oxidation kinetics of Cu2O in oxygen carriers for chemical looping with oxygen uncoupling" Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53, 2014, 2976-2986.

C.K. Clayton, K.J. Whitty, Measurement and modeling of decomposition kinetics for copper-based chemical looping with oxygen uncoupling" Applied energy, 116, 2014, 416-423.

L.L. Davies, K. Uchitel, J. Ruple "Understanding barriers to commercial-scale carbon capture and sequestration in the United States." Energy Policy, 59, 2013, 745-761.

E.M. Eyring, G. Konya, J.S. Lighty, A.H. Sahir, A.F. Sarofim, K. Whitty, "Chemical looping with copper oxide as carrier and coal as fuel", Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Rev. IFP Energies nouvelles, 66(2), 2011, 209-221.

B. Goshayeshi, J. Sutherland, "A comparison of various models in predicting ignition delay in single-particle coal combustion"Combustion and Flame, 161, 2014, 1900-1910.

B. Goshayeshi, J. Sutherland, "Prediction of oxy-coal flame stand-off using high-fidelity thermochemical models and the one-dimensional turbulence model"Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, in press.

E.S. Hecht, C.R. Shaddix, M. Geier, A. Molina, B.S. Haynes. "Effect of CO2 and steam gasification reactions on the oxy-combustion of pulverized coal char." Combustion and Flame, 159(11), 2012, 3437-3447.

E.S. Hecht, C.R. Shaddix, J.S. Lighty "Analysis of the errors associated with typical pulverized coal char combustion modeling: assumptions for oxy-fuel combustion." Combustion and Flame, 160(8), 2013, 1499-1509.

Y. Jia, J.S. Lighty, "Ash particulate formation from pulverized coal under oxy-fuel combustion conditions", Environmental Science & Technology, 46(9), (2012) 5214-5221.

S. Li, Y. Wu, K. Whitty, "Ash deposition behavior during char-slag transition under simulated gasification conditions", Energy & Fuels, 24(3), (2010), 1868-1876.

P. Mandalaparty, M. Deo, J.N. Moore, "Gas-compositional effects on mineralogical reactions in carbon dioxide sequestration", SPE Journal, 16(4), 2011, 949-958.

W.J. Morris, D. Yu, J.O.L. Wendt, "A comparison of soot, fine particle and sodium emissions for air-and oxy-coal flames, with recycled flue gases of various compositions", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34(2) 2013, 3453-3461.

W.J. Morris, D. Yu, J.O.L. Wendt, "Soot, unburned carbon, and ultrafine particle emissions from air and oxy-coal flames", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 33(2), 2011, 3415-3421.

A. Parente, J.C. Sutherland, B.B. Dally, L. Tognotti, P.J. Smith, "Investigation of the MILD combustion regime via principal component analysis", 33rd International Symposium on Combustion Beijing, China, August 1-6, 2010.

J. Pedel, J.N. Thornock, P.J. Smith, "Ignition of co-axial turbulent diffusion oxy-coal jet flames: experiments and simulations collaboration", Combustion & Flame, 160(6), 2013, 1112-1128.

J. Pedel, J.N. Thornock, P.J. Smith, "Large eddy simulation of pulverized coal jet flame ignition usign the direct quadrature method of moments", Energy and Fuels, 26(11), 2012, 6686-6694.

S.B. Peterson, G. Konya, C.K. Clayton, R.J. Lewis, B.R. Wilde, E.M. Eyring, K.J. Whitty, Characteristics and CLOU performance of a novel SiO2-supported oxygen carrier prepared from CuO and beta-SiC, Energy & Fuels, 27(10), 2013, 6040-6047.

N. Punati, J.C. Sutherland, A.R. Kerstein, E.R. Hawkes, J.H. Chen, "An evaluation of the one-dimensional turbulence model: comparison with direct numerical simulations of CO/H2 jets with extinction and reignition." Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 331(1), 2010, 1515-1522.

D. Rezaei, Y. Zhou, J. Zhang, K.E. Kelly, E.G. Eddings, R.J. Pugmire, M.S. Solm, J.O.L. Wendt, "The effect of coal composition on ignation and flame stability in coaxial oxy-fuel turbulent diffusion flames", Energy and fuels, 27, 2013, 4935-4945.

A.W. Reitze Jr., M.B. Durrant, "Control of geological varbon sequestration in the Western United States", Environmental Law Institute, 41(5), 2011, 10455.

A.W. Reitze Jr., "Federal control of carbon capture and storage", Environmental Law Reporter, 41(9), 2011, 10796-1082.

A. W. Reitze Jr., M.B. Durrant, "State and regional control of geological carbon sequestration (Part I)", Environmental Law Reporter, 41(4), 2011, 10348-1037.

A.H. Sahir, H.Y. Sohn; H. Leion, J.S. Lighty, "Kinetics of copper oxidation in the air reactor of a chemical looping combustion system using the law of additive reaction times", Industrial and Engngineering Chemistry Ressearch 50(23), 2011, 13330-13339.

A.H. Sahir, H.Y. Sohn; H. Leion, J.S. Lighty, "Rate analysis of chemical-looping with oxygen uncoupling (CLOU) for solid fuel", Energy and Fuels, 26(7), 2012, 4395-4404.

A.H. Sahir, J.K. Dansie, A.L. Cadore, J.S. Lighty, "A comparative process study of chemical-looping combustion (CLC) and chemical-looping with oxygen uncoupling (CLOU) for solid fuels", International Journal fo Greenhouse Gas Control, 22, 2014, 237-243.

Sanchez, A., Eddings, E.G., Mondragon, F. "FTIR on line Monitoring of NO, N2O and CO2 during Oxygen-enriched Combustion of Carbonaceous Material " Energy and Fuels, 24 (9), 4849-4853, 2010.

R. C. Shurtz, T.H. Fletcher, "Coal char-CO2 gasification measurements and modeling in a pressurized flat-flame burner", Energy and Fuels, 27, 2013, 3022-3038A.

R.C. Shurtz, J.W. Hogge, K.C. Fowers, G.S. Sorensen, T.H. Fletcher,"Coal swelling model for pressurized high particle heating rate pyrolysis applications", Energy and Fuels, 26(6), 2012, 3612-3627.

Toth, P., Zhan, Z., Fu, Z., Palotas, A., Eddings, E., Ring, T. Optical flow velocimetry for the real-time monitoring and control of luminous flames. Experiments in Fluids, 55:1727, 2014.

Y. Wu, P.J. Smith, J. Zhang, J.N. Thornock, G. Yue, "Effects of turbulent mixing and controlling mechanisms in an entrained flow coal gasifier", Energy & Fuels, 24(2),2010, 1170-1175.

J. Zhang, K.E. Kelly, E.G. Eddings, J.O.L. Wendt, Ignition in 40 kW co-axial turbulent diffusion oxy-coal jet flames", Procedings of the Combustion Institute, 33(2) 2011, 3375-3382.

J. Zhang, K.E. Kelly, E.G. Eddings, J.O.L. Wendt, "CO2 effects on near field aerodynamic phenomena in 40 kW, co-axial, oxy-coal, turbulent diffusion flames", International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 5(1), 2011, S47-S57.

Z. Zhan, A. Fry, Y. Zhang, J.O.L. Wendt, "Ash aerosol formation from oxy-coal combustion and its relation to ash deposit chemistry", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, in press.

Theses

Paula A. Buitrago, Gas-phase mercury oxidation: effects on bromine, chlorine and SO2 under air firing and oxy-fuel conditions, experimental and modeling study, PhD Thesis, University of Utah, 2011.

Suhui Li, Char-slag transition during pulverized coal gasification, PhD Thesis, University of Utah, 2010.

William J. Morris, Comparative examination of aerosols of pulverized coal combustion in air and in oxygen with carbon dioxide combustion environments, MS Thesis, University of Utah, 2009.

William J. Morris, An examination of pulverized coal combustion aerosols in air and in retrofit oxy-fired combustion environments, PhD Thesis, University of Utah 2011.

Julien Pedel, Large eddy simulations of coal jet flame ignition using the direct quadrature method of moments, PhD Thesis, University of Utah 2012.

Naveen K. Puntai, An Eulerian One-Dimensional Turbulence model: application to turbulent and multiphase reacting flows, PhD Thesis, University of Utah 2012.

Charles M. Reid, An instrumentalist approach to validation: A quantitative assessment of a novel coal gasification model, PhD Thesis, University of Utah., 2012.

Liyong Wang, Experimental and modeling study of SO2 behavior during oxy combustion in fluidized beds, PhD Thesis, University of Utah 2012.

Zingwei Zhang, Oxy-coal combustion: stability of coaxial pulverized coal flames in O2/CO2 environments, PhD Thesis, University of Utah, 2010.