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Works: 1,663 works in 1,738 publications in 1 language and 8,618 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Federal Energy Technology Center (U.S.)
FETC focus( )

in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuel cells for the 21st century : collaboration for a leap in efficiency and cost reduction( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced turbine systems : ATS : providing clean, affordable energy( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assessment of in-place gas resources in the low-permeability basin-centered gas accumulation of the Bighorn basin, Wyoming and Montana( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate Change Fuel Cell Program : new program boosts fuel cell industry( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solid oxide fuel cell project : generating tomorrow's electricity cleanly( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing the second-generation fuel cell : the M-C Power Project( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States of America and the People's Republic of China experts report on integrated gasification combined-cycle technology (IGCC)( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report written by the leading US and Chinese experts in Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants, intended for high level decision makers, may greatly accelerate the development of an IGCC demonstration project in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The potential market for IGCC systems in China and the competitiveness of IGCC technology with other clean coal options for China have been analyzed in the report. Such information will be useful not only to the Chinese government but also to US vendors and companies. The goal of this report is to analyze the energy supply structure of China, China's energy and environmental protection demand, and the potential market in China in order to make a justified and reasonable assessment on feasibility of the transfer of US Clean Coal Technologies to China. The Expert Report was developed and written by the joint US/PRC IGCC experts and will be presented to the State Planning Commission (SPC) by the President of the CAS to ensure consideration of the importance of IGCC for future PRC power production
Phosphoric acid fuel cell commercialization( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FETC focus : energy solutions for the 21st century( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuel cell handbook by EG & G Services (Firm)( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robust progress has been made in fuel cell technology since the previous edition of the Fuel Cell Handbook was published in January 1994. This Handbook provides a foundation in fuel cells for persons wanting a better understanding of the technology, its benefits, and the systems issues that influence its application. Trends in technology are discussed, including next-generation concepts that promise ultra high efficiency and low cost, while providing exceptionally clean power plant systems. Section 1 summarizes fuel cell progress since the last edition and includes existing power plant nameplate data. Section 2 addresses the thermodynamics of fuel cells to provide an understanding of fuel cell operation at two levels (basic and advanced). Sections 3 through 6 describe the four major fuel cell types and their performance based on cell operating conditions. The section on polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells has been added to reflect their emergence as a significant fuel cell technology. Phosphoric acid, molten carbonate, and solid oxide fuel cell technology description sections have been updated from the previous edition. New information indicates that manufacturers have stayed with proven cell designs, focusing instead on advancing the system surrounding the fuel cell to lower life cycle costs. Section 7, Fuel Cell Systems, has been significantly revised to characterize near-term and next-generation fuel cell power plant systems at a conceptual level of detail. Section 8 provides examples of practical fuel cell system calculations. A list of fuel cell URLs is included in the Appendix. A new index assists the reader in locating specific information quickly
1999 International Ash Utilization Symposium : materials for the next millenium : October 18-20, 1999, Lexington, Kentucky, USA by International Ash Utilization Symposium( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all aspects of coal combustion by-product utilization

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main objective of this research project is the formulation of processes that can be used to prepare compositionally graded alumina/mullite coatings for protection from corrosion of silicon carbide components (monolithic or composite) used or proposed to be used in coal utilization systems (e.g., combustion chamber liners, heat exchanger tubes, particulate removal filters, and turbine components) and other energy-related applications. Mullite will be employed as the inner (base) layer and the composition of the film will be continuously changed to a layer of pure alumina, which will function as the actual protective coating of the component. Chemical vapor deposition reactions of silica, alumina, and aluminosilicates (mullite) through hydrolysis of aluminum and silicon chlorides in the presence of CO₂ and H₂ will be employed to deposit compositionally graded films of mullite and alumina. Our studies will include the kinetic investigation of the silica, alumina, and aluminosilicate deposition processes, characterization of the composition, microstructure, surface morphology, and mechanical behavior of the prepared films, and modeling of the various deposition processes. During this reporting period, the construction and development of the chemical vapor deposition system was completed, and experiments were conducted on the deposition of alumina, silica, and aluminosilicates (such as mullite) from mixtures of AlCl₃ and CH₃SiCl₃ in CO₂ and H₂. Work was mainly done on the investigation of the effects of the reaction temperature on the deposition kinetics. It was found that the temperature had a positive effect on the single oxides deposition rates and the codeposition rate. The apparent activation energy values extracted from the deposition rate vs. temperature curves in the high temperature region were similar for the three deposition processes, having a value around 20 kcal/mol. The codeposition rates were higher, by a more than a factor of 2 in some cases, than the sum of the deposition rates of the two oxides in the independent experiments at the same operating conditions, and this result led to the conclusion that there should exist additional surface reaction steps in the codeposition process, that lead to solid formation and involve both silicon-containing and aluminum-containing species. The elemental analysis (EDXA) of films deposited from MTS-AlCl₃-CO₂- H2 mixtures showed that silicon oxide was the main component, and comparison of the deposition rates of SiO₂ and Al₂O₃ during codeposition with those seen in single species deposition experiments at the same conditions revealed that the codeposition process was characterized by a dramatic enhancement of the deposition of SiO₂ and an equally dramatic reduction in the rate of Al₂O₃ deposition. Since the enhanced codeposition rate was caused by increased silicon oxide deposition, it was concluded that the main deposition product of the additional surface reaction steps in codeposition must be silicon oxide. A comprehensive investigation of the effects of the other operating parameters on the kinetics of the codeposition process will be carried out in the next reporting period

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The integrated-gasification combined-cycle (IGCC) process is an emerging technology that utilizes coal for power generation and production of chemical feedstocks. However, the process generates large amounts of solid waste, consisting of vitrified ash (slag) and some unconverted carbon. In previous projects, Praxis investigated the utilization of ''as-generated'' slags for a wide variety of applications in road construction, cement and concrete production, agricultural applications, and as a landfill material. From these studies, we found that it would be extremely difficult for ''as-generated'' slag to find large-scale acceptance in the marketplace even at no cost because the materials it could replace were abundantly available at very low cost. It was further determined that the unconverted carbon, or char, in the slag is detrimental to its utilization as sand or fine aggregate. It became apparent that a more promising approach would be to develop a variety of value-added products from slag that meet specific industry requirements. This approach was made feasible by the discovery that slag undergoes expansion and forms a lightweight material when subjected to controlled heating in a kiln at temperatures between 1400 and 1700 F. These results confirmed the potential for using expanded slag as a substitute for conventional lightweight aggregates (LWA). The technology to produce lightweight and ultra-lightweight aggregates (ULWA) from slag was subsequently developed by Praxis with funding from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Illinois Clean Coal Institute (ICCI), and internal resources. The major objectives of the subject project are to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of commercial production of LWA and ULWA from slag and to test the suitability of these aggregates for various applications. The project goals are to be accomplished in two phases: Phase I, comprising the production of LWA and ULWA from slag at the large pilot scale, and Phase II, which involves commercial evaluation of these aggregates in a number of applications. Primary funding for the project is provided by DOE's Federal Energy Technology Center (FETC) at Morgantown, with significant cost sharing by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and Illinois Clean Coal Institute (ICCI)

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This project deals with the demonstration of a coking process using proprietary technology of Calderon, with the following objectives geared to facilitating commercialization: (1) making coke of such quality as to be suitable for use in hard-driving, large blast furnaces; (2) providing proof that such process is continuous and environmentally closed to prevent emissions; (3) demonstrating that high-coking-pressure (non-traditional) coal blends which cannot be safely charged into conventional by-product coke ovens can be used in the Calderon process; and (4) demonstrating that coke can be produced economically, at a level competitive with coke imports. The activities of the past quarter were focused on three main activities: Continuation of design of the coking reactor; Raising funds from the private sector; and Detailed analysis of the tests conducted in Alliance, Ohio. The design of the reactor work centered on the provision for the capability to inspect and maintain the internals of the reactor. The activities relating to raising funds from the steel industry have been fruitful. Bethlehem Steel has agreed to contribute funds. The collected data from the tests at Alliance were analyzed and a detailed report was completed and presented to the International Iron & Steel Institute by invitation
Design of Atomizers and Burners for Coal-Water Slurry Combustion( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed compressible airflow analysis was performed on the central air passage of the triple-concentric atomizer. The results show that a minimum mass flow rate of 0.33 g/s ((almost equal to)16 L/min at STP) of air at a supply pressure of 296 kPa(absolute) is required to create a sonic flow at the atomizer exit, which is 0.97 mm in diameter. This result confirms the hypothesis that previous parametric visualization studies of the spray cone did not have sonic air flow in all cases. Additionally, Phase/Doppler droplet size and velocity measurements were made in sprays of both water and a dilute solution (0.05% wt/wt) of high-molecular weight polyacrylamide. The measurements show small increases in mean drop size when the polymer is added to the liquid, which are nevertheless large compared to the percentage of polymer solute in the solution

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This project is directed at an investigation of catalytic NO(subscript x) reduction mechanisms on coal-derived, activated carbon supports at low temperatures. Promoted carbon systems offer some potentially significant advantages for heterogeneous NO(subscript x) reduction. These include: low cost; high activity at low temperatures, which minimizes carbon loss; oxygen resistance; and a support material which can be engineered with respect to porosity, transport and catalyst dispersion characteristics. During the reporting period, TPD studies were conducted following steady-state reaction in NO/CO mixtures in helium. From these studies, the following points have been concluded: (1) The total amount of CO and N₂ evolved following reaction in NO increases with reaction temperature. The TPD spectra are skewed to high temperatures, indicating more stable surface complexes with high desorption activation energies. (2) The total amount of CO evolved following exposure of the char sample to CO at reaction temperatures decreases with reaction temperature, similar to chemisorption behavior. The CO TPD spectra are shifted to lower temperatures, indicating more labile oxygen surface complexes with lower desorption activation energies. (3) The total amount of CO evolved following reaction in NO/CO mixtures decreases with reaction temperature, while the evolved N₂ still increases with reaction temperature. The CO TPD spectra appear more similar to those obtained following exposure to pure CO, while the N₂ TPD spectra are more similar to those obtained followed reaction in just CO. Based on the preceding observations, a simple mechanism was formulated whereby two different types of surface complexes are formed by NO and CO; the former are more stable, and the latter more labile. This produces two parallel routes for the NO-carbon reaction: (a) the C(O) complexes formed directly by NO desorb as CO; and (b) The C(CO) complexes formed by CO, react with NO to produce CO₂. This mechanism is consistent with most of what is known about the NO/CO-carbon reaction system. During the next reporting period the packed bed reactor system will be used investigate the NO and NO/CO reactions systems over potassium-promoted resin char samples. These studies will include steady-state reaction rate measurements, as well as temperature programmed desorption studies
Selenium treatment/removal alternatives demonstration project : mine waste technology program activity III, project 20 by Inc MSE( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide


5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The programming and website for the advanced Technology Information System (TIS) have been completed. Over and above the LSDDP-TIS, the new system provides information on DOE's baseline technologies, technology data contained in DOE's databases, technologies assessed at FIU-HCET Technology Assessment Program (TAP), as well as links to other selected D & D sites with valuable technology information. The new name for the website is Gateway for Environmental Technology (GET). A super-vacuum type blasting system was tested for decontamination of 12-in pipe internal surfaces. The system operates on compressed air and propels grit media at high speed at wall surfaces. It is equipped with a vacuum system for collecting grit, dust, and debris. This technology was selected for further development. The electret ion chamber (EIC) system for measurement of alpha contamination on surfaces has been calibrated and is ready for demonstration and deployment. FIU-HCET is working with representatives from Fernald, Oak Ridge, Rocky Flats, and Savannah River to procure a demonstration and deployment site. Final arrangements are ongoing for the mock-up design for the glove box and tank size reduction technology assessments, including designing of support bases for tanks, a piping support system, and a mobilization plan for glove boxes and tanks from storage site to the PermaCon
Final report, arsenic oxidation demonstration project : Mine Waste Technology Program activity III, project 7( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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