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Gregory Wayne Smith

4818 Hersholt Avenue
Long Beach, California 90808
Phone: 562/429-6323
E-Mail: gsmith@well.com

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Research and development engineer with industrial and academic experience. Developed test procedures and tested chemical process design software during development. Taught graduate and undergraduate classes in chemical process calculation, transport phenomena, numerical methods, and process control. Developed theoretical research programs in multi-phase flow and high-performance computing. Directed pilot plant operation of fluidized bed combustor for experimental study of plant instrumentation and pollution control.

EXPERIENCE

Dec. 1995 to April 1998
Simulation Sciences, Brea, California
Test Engineer (December 1995 to April 1998)
  • Drafted quality assurance test procedures and carried out testing of programs for steady state process design (PRO/II), dynamic process simulation (PROTISS), pipe network flow simulation (NETOPT), and on-line optimization (ROMeo).
  • Developed TCL scripts to automate testing the real time and electronic data interchange systems of the ROMeo on-line modeling system.
  • Developed TCL and AWK scripts for maintaining the AIM process data historian for real time testing of the ROMeo on-line modeling system.
  • Tested graphical user interface for design of batch distillation towers and batch chemical reactors. Verified bug fixes by entering specified test problems. Entered new bug descriptions and updated existing entries in the project bug log.
  • Performed limited validation of academic version of the PRO/II with PROVISION design software on Windows 3.1 and Windows 95. Verified the media with test installations from the distribution floppies and CD-ROM.
  • Verified test problems on the client/server version of PRO/II with PROVISION. Tested Hewlett-Packard, Sun, and IBM RS6000 versions of the PRO/II calculation server with the PROVISION client running under Windows 3.11.
  • Provided secondary support for customers using PROVISION process design software. Verified proper usage and program behavior with developers. Entered verified problems in the project bug log.
  • Tested installation and proper calculation of the PipePhase flow network software with specified test problems on Windows 3.11, Windows NT, and Windows 95 systems.
  • Tested the integration of the graphical user interface with the NETOPT and PipePhase fluid flow programs for the design of multi-phase fluid flow piping networks.
  • Verified ASTM D2887 reporting options for characterizing petroleum fractions.
  • Tested integration of the OTISS dynamic simulator with the steady state PROVISION process design software. Verified translations of problems with samples provided by the engineers from the technology partner developing the dynamic simulator.
  • Revised and updated test procedures for the Protiss dynamic simulator and the NETOPT multi-phase fluid flow design program.
  • Updated AWK scripts for regression analysis to enhance portability of testing tools between Unix, DOS, Windows 95, and Windows NT.
  • Completed training in C programming for the Unix system with an introduction to device drivers and kernel level system development.
Jan. 1993 to Dec. 1995
Sabbatical, Lincoln, Nebraska and Long Beach, California
Researcher (January 1993 to December 1995)
  • Conducted independent research studies evaluating open source Unix clones for modeling chemical engineering systems.
Jan. 1985 to Dec. 1992
University of Nebraska, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lincoln, Nebraska
Adjunct Professor (October 1992 to December 1992)
Assistant Professor (September 1985 to August 1992)
Instructor (January 1985 to August 1985)
  • Prepared five proposals receiving over $40,000 of research funding. Directed four graduate thesis projects in the fluidization test laboratory developed with these funds.
  • Submitted eight research proposals to major funding agencies for over $2,000,000 of research funding. One project later received partial funding of $64,000. Suspended revision of multi-disciplinary proposals when key personnel left the university.
  • Served on the faculty research advisory committee for the college of engineering and technology. Reviewed preliminary proposals in response to a Governor's research initiative. Committee feedback to the investigators helped establish four new research centers in the college.
  • Completed seventeen professional development seminars on recent technical developments, research management, and effective teaching methods.
  • Developed graduate seminar in system modeling and computer calculation. Directed student seminar projects assisting nine graduate students with masters degree research.
  • Organized two sessions at national meetings of the Fine Particle Society. Served as officer in the Nebraska Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
  • Presented inter-departmental seminars at the UNL Mathematics Department. Demonstrated numerical methods on the Cyber 205, Cray X-MP, and the IBM 3090 supercomputers showing order of magnitude improvement with proper coding of appropriate algorithms.
  • Developed lesson plans and complete lecture notes for eight different classes about transport phenomena, numerical methods, and process control. Directed nine undergraduate independent study projects. Received "very good" to "excellent" rating in student class evaluations. Selected by the students as departmental nominee for the College of Engineering and Technology teaching award.
  • Expanded departmental computing capabilities by committee service at the university, college, and department levels.
  • Prepared plans for $100,000 upgrade of the unit operations teaching laboratory. Replaced many experiments with automated experiments under this ongoing plan. Improved analytical instrumentation by adding computer control to existing experiments.
  • Developed hardware and software specifications for a $25,000 undergraduate departmental computing laboratory. Introduced personal computing to the curriculum.
  • Specified upgrade plans for office computing. Personal computers worth over $20,000 replaced the single word processor used in the office. The systems provided word processing for all faculty in the department.
  • Coordinated department resources with the campus computing center for installation of department node on campus-wide network. Over $20,000 of networking equipment provides network access for faculty offices and department laboratories. The network node communicates with campus mainframes one thousand times faster than the replaced leased telephone lines.
Sep. 1981 to Nov. 1984
Syracuse University, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Syracuse, New York
Research Assistant
  • Analyzed different scale-up criteria for industrial mixing using the simulation models. Showed that constant power scale-up maintains turbulence levels in the vessel. Dispersed phase mixing decreases 15 to 30 percent for this scale-up condition.
  • Presented research results to local industry. The preliminary results helped secure industrial matching funds for a $370,000 proposal to the National Science Foundation.
  • Integrated hydrodynamic turbulence models with existing drop interaction models in the Monte Carlo simulations. Used the simulation to confirm homogeneous mixing patterns observed in the laboratory mixing vessel.
  • Taught a recitation section of twenty freshman engineering students. Covered numerical methods and engineering calculation using BASIC and FORTRAN.
Jan. 1981 to Aug. 1981
Illinois Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Chicago, Illinois
Graduate Student
  • Developed Monte Carlo simulation models for dispersed phase solvent extraction. Contributed a technical write up of this work to a research proposal to the National Science Foundation. The proposal received over $100,000 of continuing support.
  • Edited final version of earlier Monte Carlo simulation results for journal publication.
June 1975 to June 1981
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois
Assistant Chemical Engineer (November 1978 to June 1981)
Engineering Assistant (June 1975 to October 1978)
  • Contributed elutriation and attrition chapters to a DOE guidebook about sulfur control in fluidized bed combustors. Over five hundred copies of the report were distributed to DOE laboratories, universities, and commercial research facilities.
  • Coordinated long-term (100 and 1000 hour) studies in the pilot plant combustor. Planned installation and operation of experimental equipment for the biology and material science divisions taking part in the study. The studies demonstrated a 40 to 60 percent savings in limestone used by the fluidized bed combustor.
  • Planned two projects with outside contractors.
  • Directed studies of hydration of spent limestone at the Grand Forks Energy Technology Center. Increased limestone conversion by 200 percent.
  • Directed the installation of an experimental $100,000 laser Doppler particle size analysis system at the Westinghouse Waltz Mill facility. Trained two senior engineers and other Westinghouse staff in equipment operation. Completed the installation in one week. Westinghouse personnel completed a two month test of the instrument.
  • Studied defluidization during reductive decomposition of sulfated limestone. Defined conditions causing catastrophic failure of the fluidized bed.
  • Developed FORTRAN process models for fluidized bed combustion and sorbent regeneration systems. Process costs and flowsheets computed using these models showed economic viability of fluidized bed burners for an 810 MWatt electric power plant.
  • Carried out experimental studies of a system for regenerating limestone for recycle to a fluidized bed combustor. Demonstrated that limestone requirements could be cut by a factor of six with a 3 percent increase in coal consumption.
  • Specified $100,000 of analytical, control, and data acquisition equipment for a new laboratory fluidized bed pilot plant. The control systems allowed twenty-four hour operation of the fluidized bed combustor for long-term experimental studies.
  • Developed and tested the PL/1 data acquisition and analysis programs for the new laboratory.
  • Evaluated two laser particle size analyzers for on-line analysis in the fluidized bed pilot plant. The evaluation showed the Mie scattering instrument suitable for on-line measurements at high dust loading in the flue gas. The first-generation laser Doppler instrument had a more limited range of operation.
  • Extended FORTRAN and PL/1 programs for data acquisition in a fluidized bed pilot plant. The added capabilities speeded preparation of graphs for final technical reports.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1985. Dissertation: Simulation Modeling of Hydrodynamic Effects in Dispersed Phase Systems. Advisor: L.L. Tavlarides.

M.S. Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1979.

B.S. Chemical Engineering, California State University, Long Beach, California, 1975.

A.A. Engineering, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California, 1973.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • A.I.Ch.E.: Vice-Chair of the Southern California Section. Former officer in the Nebraska Section.
  • A.S.E.E.: Chemical Engineering Division; New Engineering Educators.
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society; Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • Peer Help and Resume Round Table Consultation at the A.I.Ch.E. Career Expo and Employment Clearinghouse, May 22-23, 1996, Ontario, California.
  • Co-Chair and organizer for the session "Fluidization and Combustion" at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society. San Jose, California, July 20-August 2, 1991.
  • Co-Chair and organizer for the session "Particle Characterization: Numerical Methods and Morphological Descriptors" at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society. San Diego, California, August 21-25, 1990.
  • College of Engineering Computer Committee (1986-1992).
  • Faculty Senate Computational Services and Facilities Committee (1986-1989); Committee Chairman (1988-1989).
  • College of Engineering Faculty Research Advisory Committee (1987-1989).

AWARDS

  • College of Engineering and Technology Service Award, May 1988.
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society; elected to membership 1984.
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society; elected to membership 1975.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  1. Linux Kernel Internals. Workshop conducted by Stephen C. Tweedie, Digital Equipment Corporation, at the USENIX 1997 Annual Technical Conference and USELINUX, Anaheim, California, January 6, 1997.
  2. Writing Device Drivers Under Linux. Workshop conducted by Theodore Ts'o, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at the USENIX 1997 Annual Technical Conference and USELINUX, Anaheim, California, January 7, 1997.
  3. Environmental Law. University Extension, University of California, Irvine, California, Fall Semester 1996.
  4. C Programming With the Unix System. University College and Extension Services, California State University, Long Beach, California, Fall Semester 1996.
  5. 1992 AIChE Officers Conference. Sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Scottsdale, Arizona, June 6-9, 1992.
  6. The Nebraska Engineer in an International Market. Annual meeting of the Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers. Grand Island, Nebraska, May 29, 1992.
  7. Fourth Nebraska Workshop on Biomedical Engineering Research. Sponsored by the College of Engineering and Technology and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Graduate Studies and Research, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Nebraska Center for Continuing Education, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 20, 1991.
  8. Third Nebraska Workshop on Biomedical Engineering Research. Sponsored by the Intercampus Pilot Project for Cooperative Research. UNMC College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska, October 27, 1990.
  9. How to Manage Multiple Priorities. Workshop conducted by Jack Mackey, National Seminars Group. Omaha, Nebraska, September 11, 1990.
  10. Engineering Your Reports and Proposals: Tools and Strategies. Workshop conducted by Pneena Sageev, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, SUNY Buffalo. Sponsored by the College of Engineering and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, April 27-28, 1990.
  11. Second Nebraska Workshop on Biomedical Engineering Research. Sponsored by the Intercampus Pilot Project for Cooperative Research. Nebraska Center for Continuing Education, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 28, 1990.
  12. What is the Role of the Professor in the Learning Process? Workshop conducted by Kenneth A. Kiewra, Department of Educational Psychology, Director of Academic Success Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 30, 1989.
  13. Personal Time Management in an Academic Environment and Proposal Writing Workshop. American Society for Engineering Education National Effective Teaching Institute, Lincoln, Nebraska, June 25, 1989.
  14. Obtaining Government Grants for University Research. George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science, Continuing Engineering Education Program, Washington, D.C., August 22, 1988.
  15. San Diego Supercomputer Center Summer Institute. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation at the University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, August 8-19, 1988.
  16. Remote Users Training Workshop. Cornell National Supercomputer Facility, Ithaca, New York, March 21-25, 1988.
  17. Large Scale Computational Problems in Chemical Engineering. Dow Chemical Company and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, October 30, 1987.
  18. Vector Methods in Science and Engineering. Colorado State University Summer Supercomputing Institute, Fort Collins, Colorado, July 13-24, 1987.
  19. On-Line Particle Size Analysis and Morphological Analysis and Particle Characterization. Fine Particle Society, San Francisco, California, July 28, 1986.
  20. Chemical Engineering Education Futures 1986. IBM Academic Information Systems and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, July 9, 1986.
  21. Unlimited Learning and Effective Thinking and Problem Solving. American Society for Engineering Education National Effective Teaching Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, June 16, 1985.
  22. Computer Control of Processes. University of Colorado, Center for Management and Technical Programs, Boulder, Colorado, August 22-26, 1977.
  23. Applied Statistics. Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Educational Affairs, Argonne, Illinois. October 1975-March 1976.

FUNDED RESEARCH

  1. A Dedicated Parallel Processor for Monte Carlo Simulation of Dispersed Phase Chemical Processes. Funded by John K. Yost, Vice Chancellor for Research for $5,389 awarded January 1989.
  2. Supercomputer Summer Institute. Funded by NSF/San Diego Supercomputer Center for travel, room, stipend, and course registration to attend the 1988 San Diego Supercomputer Summer Institute, August 8-19, 1988.
  3. Faculty Development Fellowship: Vector and Parallel Computational Methods for Chemical Engineering Applications. Funded by the College of Engineering and Technology-UNL, $2,000 awarded for the period May 1987-May 1988 for travel and registration at various computing workshops.
  4. Supercomputer Summer Institute. Funded by NSF/Colorado State University for travel, room, board, and course registration to attend the two week supercomputer workshop "Vector Methods in Science and Engineering" July 13-24, 1987.
  5. Non-Tenured Faculty Research Grant. Funded by 3M Corporation for $10,000 awarded June 1985; $11,000 awarded April 1986; and $12,000 awarded April 1987.

PROPOSALS SUBMITTED

  1. Jerzy K. Keska (PI) and Gregory W. Smith (co-PI). Novel Experimental Techniques for Verification of Gravitational Granular Flow Models. Submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy for $495,534, March 1990.
  2. L. Davis Clements (PI), Gregory W. Smith (co-PI), and Milford A. Hanna (co-PI). Refuse Derived Fuels for Institutional Settings. Submitted to Nebraska Energy Office for $854,160, March 1990. Partial funding of $64,000 was later received for one task in this project.
  3. Gregory W. Smith. Bed Depth Control. Preproposal for $58,200 to the University of Nebraska Engine Technology Center as a part of the Valmont Alternate Fuels for Rural Energy Sources project, March 1989.
  4. Gregory W. Smith. A Dedicated Parallel Processor for Monte Carlo Simulation of Dispersed Phase Chemical Processes. Submitted to the Layman Trust for Support of Faculty research for $5,389, November 1988.
  5. Gregory W. Smith. Attrition and Agglomeration Losses in Fluidized Beds. Submitted to the National Science Foundation for $160,643, June 1988. Submitted concurrently to the Cornell National Supercomputer Facility for 75 service units of supercomputer usage.
  6. D.J. Shlien (PI) and G.W. Smith (co-PI). Mixing Processes in Pulse-Combustion. Submitted to the Office of Energy Research, U.S. Department of Energy for $135,044, December 1986.
  7. Gregory W. Smith. Integration of CAD and Finite Element Methods with Traditional Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering. Submitted to the College of Engineering and Technology Faculty Development Fellowship, April 1986.
  8. D.J. Shlien (PI) and G.W. Smith (co-PI). Mixing Processes in Pulse-Combustion. Submitted to the Gas Research Institute for $376,536 August 1985.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. J.E. Busse, L.D. Clements, and G.W. Smith. "Hydrogen Fluoride Dry Etching of Silicon Dioxide: Process Modelling for a Laminar Flow Reactor." Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 139 (1992), 3626-3631.
  2. G.W. Smith, L.L. Tavlarides, and J. Placek. "Turbulent Flow in Stirred Tanks: Scale-Up Computations for Vessel Hydrodynamics." Chemical Engineering Communications, 93 (1990), 49-73.
  3. J. Placek, L.L. Tavlarides, G.W. Smith, and I. Fort. "Turbulent Flow in Stirred Tanks: Part II: A Two-Scale Turbulence Model." AIChE Journal, 32 (1986), 1771-1786.
  4. G.W. Smith. Simulation Modeling of Hydrodynamic Effects in Dispersed Phase Systems. Ph.D. Dissertation, Illinois Institute of Technology. August 1985.
  5. P.M. Bapat, L.L. Tavlarides, and G.W. Smith. "Monte Carlo Simulation of Mass Transfer in Liquid-Liquid Dispersions." Chemical Engineering Science, 38 (1983), 2003-2013.
  6. J.A. Shearer, G.W. Smith, K.M. Myles, and I. Johnson. "Hydration Enhanced Sulfation of Limestone and Dolomite in the Fluidized-Bed Combustion of Coal." Journal of the Air Pollution Control Association, 30 (6), June 1980, pp. 684-688.
  7. J.C. Montagna, W.M. Swift, G.W. Smith, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. "Regeneration of Sulfated Dolomite by Reductive Decomposition with Coal in a Fluidized-Bed Reactor." Fluidization: Application to Coal Conversion Processes. C.Y. Wen, editor. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Symposium Series, Number 176 (1978), pp. 203-211.
  8. J.C. Montagna, F.F. Nunes, G.W. Smith, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. "High Temperature Fluidization and Limestone Regeneration for Fluid-Bed Boilers." Coal Processing Technology, Volume IV. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1978), pp. 87-93.

PRESENTATIONS

  1. G.W. Smith. "A Budget Workstation for Numerical Modeling." Seminar presented at Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, May 9, 1995.
  2. G.W. Smith. "Parallel Processing for Chemical Process Analysis." Seminar presented at the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, February 21, 1992.
  3. Sining Lin and G.W. Smith (speaker). "Pressure Measurements for Bubble Size Estimation in Fluidized Beds." Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society. San Jose, California, July 29-August 2, 1991.
  4. G.W. Smith. "Discrete Formulations of the Population Balance for Parameter Estimation." Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society. San Diego, California, August 21-25, 1990.
  5. N.A. Dingare, L.D. Clements, and G.W. Smith (speaker). "Modeling a Spouted Bed Biomass Pyrolysis Reactor." Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Fine Particle Society. San Diego, California, August 21-25, 1990.
  6. G.W. Smith. "Parameter Estimation for Population Balance Models." Paper presented at the ISMM International Conference on Computer Applications in Design, Simulation and Analysis. New Orleans, Louisiana, March 5-7, 1990.
  7. G.W. Smith. "Numerical Modeling of Dry Etching of Silicon Dioxide." Seminar presented during the spring 1989 semester at the Mathematics Department Numerical Methods and Scientific Computation Seminar.
  8. G.W. Smith. "Numerical Modeling of The Population Balance Equation." Seminar presented during the fall 1988 semester at the Mathematics Department Numerical Methods and Scientific Computation Seminar.
  9. G.W. Smith and T. Shores. "Multigrid Methods." Seminar presented during the spring 1988 semester at the Mathematics Department Numerical Methods and Scientific Computation Seminar.
  10. L.D. Clements (speaker), J.E. Busse, G.W. Smith, and J. Mehta. "Hydrogen Fluoride Dry Etching of Silicon Dioxide: Process Modelling for a Laminar Flow Reactor." Paper presented at the 172nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, October 18-23, 1987, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  11. G.W. Smith. "Particle Attrition and Losses in Fluidized Bed Systems." Seminar presented at 3M Corporation, Saint Paul, Minnesota, September 4, 1986.
  12. G.W. Smith (speaker) and L.L. Tavlarides. "A Simulation Method for Scale-Up of Non-Homogeneous Liquid-Liquid Dispersions Using a Two-Scale Turbulence Model." Paper 27f presented at the AIChE Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 10-15, 1985.
  13. G.W. Smith and L.L. Tavlarides (speaker). "A Simulation Method for Scale-Up of Non-Homogeneous Liquid-Liquid Dispersions Using a Two-Scale Turbulence Model." Presentation at the Engineering Foundation Mixing Conference, Henniker, N.H., August 4-9, 1985.
  14. G.W. Smith, J. Placek, and L.L. Tavlarides (speaker). "Simulation Modeling of Spatially Non-Homogeneous Liquid-Liquid Dispersions." Presentation at the Eighth International CHISA Conference, Prague, Czechoslovakia, August, 1984.
  15. G.W. Smith (speaker), J. Placek, and L.L. Tavlarides. "Stochastic Simulation of Drop Dispersions for Reactor Scale-up." Presentation at the 75th Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Los Angeles, California, November 1982.
  16. J.A. Shearer (speaker), G.W. Smith, K.M. Myles, and I. Johnson. "Hydration of 'Spent' Limestone and Dolomite to Enhance Sulfation in Fluidized-Bed Combustion." Presentation at the Fifteenth Intersociety Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference, Seattle, Washington, August 18-22, 1980. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (1980).
  17. J.A. Shearer, G.W. Smith (speaker), K.M. Myles, and I. Johnson. "Hydration Enhanced Sulfation of Limestone and Dolomite in Fluidized-Bed Combustors." Presentation at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Air Pollution Control Association, Montreal, Quebec, June 22-27, 1980.
  18. J.A. Shearer (speaker), G.W. Smith, D.S. Moulton, E.B. Smyk, K.M. Myles, W.M. Swift, and I. Johnson. "Hydration Process for Reactivating Spent Limestone and Dolomite Sorbents for Reuse in Fluidized-Bed Coal Combustion." Presentation at the Sixth International Conference on Fluidized-Bed Combustion, Atlanta, Georgia, April 9-11, 1980. U.S. Department of Energy, CONF-800428 (1980).
  19. O.K. Chopra (speaker), G.W. Smith, J.F. Lenc, J.A. Shearer, K.M. Myles, and I. Johnson. "Effects of Salt Treatment of Limestone on Sulfation and on the Corrosion Behavior of Materials in AFBC Systems." Presentation at the Sixth International Conference on Fluidized-Bed Combustion, Atlanta, Georgia, April 9-11, 1980. U.S. Department of Energy, CONF-800428 (1980).
  20. I. Johnson (speaker), R.B. Snyder, W.M. Swift, S.H.D. Lee, G.W. Smith, and A.A. Jonke. "Flue Gas Cleaning for Pressurized Fluidized-Bed Combustors." Presentation at the US DOE Environmental Control Symposium. Washington, D.C., November 28-30, 1978.
  21. W.M. Swift (speaker), S.H.D. Lee, J.C. Montagna, G.W. Smith, I. Johnson, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. "Plans and Studies on Flue Gas Cleaning and Particulate Monitoring in Pressurized Fluidized-Bed Combustion." Presentation at the Fifth International Conference on Fluidized-Bed Combustion, Washington, D.C., December 12-14, 1977.
  22. J.C. Montagna, F.F. Nunes, G.W. Smith, E.B. Smyk, F.G. Teats, G.J. Vogel (speaker), and A.A. Jonke. "Development of a Process for Regenerating Sulfated Limestone from Fluidized-Bed Combustion Boilers." Presentation at the Fifth International Conference on Fluidized-Bed Combustion, Washington, D.C., December 12-14, 1977.
  23. J.C. Montagna, F.F. Nunes, G.W. Smith (speaker), G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. "High-Temperature Fluidization and Agglomeration Characteristics of Limestone and Coal Ash Particle Systems." Presentation at the 70th Annual AIChE Meeting, New York, New York, November 1977.
  24. J.C. Montagna (speaker), G.W. Smith, F.G. Teats, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. "Characterization of Suspended Flue Gas Particle Systems with On-Line Light-Scattering Particle Analyzers." Presentation at the EPA-ERDA Symposium on High Temperature/Pressure Particulate Control, Washington, D.C., September 20-21, 1977.
  25. J.C. Montagna (speaker), W.M. Swift, G.W. Smith, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. "Fluidized-Bed Regeneration of Sulfated Dolomite by Reductive Decomposition with Coal." Presentation at the 69th Annual AIChE Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 1976.

TOPICAL REPORTS

  1. G.W. Smith, D.R. Hajicek, K.M. Myles, G.M. Goblirsch, R.W. Mowry, and F.G. Teats. Demonstration of a Hydration Process for Reactivating Partially Sulfated Limestone Sorbents. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-80-23 (1982).
  2. D.C. Fee, K.M. Myles, W.I. Wilson, L.-S. Fan, G.W. Smith, S.H. Wong, J.A. Shearer, J.F. Lenc, and I. Johnson. Sulfur Control in Fluidized-Bed Combustors: Methodology for Predicting the Performance of Limestone and Dolomite Sorbents. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/FE-80-10 (1982).
  3. D.C. Fee, K.M. Myles, W.I. Wilson, L.-S. Fan, G.W. Smith, S.H. Wong, J.A. Shearer, J.F. Lenc, and I. Johnson. Sulfur Control in Fluidized-Bed Combustors: Methodology for Predicting the Performance of Limestone and Dolomite Sorbents. Compilation of Sorbent Performance Data from Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Combustors. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/FE-80-10; Addendum (1982).
  4. G.W. Smith, J.F. Lenc, J.A. Shearer, O.K. Chopra, K.M. Myles and Irving Johnson. Influence of Salts on the Sulfur Retention of Limestone in Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Combustors. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-80-19 (1981).
  5. O.K. Chopra, G.W. Smith, J.F. Lenc, K.M. Myles, and Irving Johnson. Influence of Sulfation-Enhancement Salt Additives on the Corrosion Behavior of Materials in Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Combustors. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-80-18 (1982).
  6. D.C. Fee, W.I. Wilson, J.A. Shearer, G.W. Smith, J.F. Lenc, L.-S. Fan, K.M. Myles, and I. Johnson. Sorbent Utilization Prediction Methodology: Sulfur Control in Fluidized-Bed Combustors. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-80-10 (1980).
  7. W.M. Swift, J.C. Montagna, G.W. Smith, and E.B. Smyk. Process Costs and Flowsheets, Bed Defluidization Characteristics, Stone Reactivity Changes and Attrition Losses for a Regenerative Fluidized-Bed Combustion Process. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-78-14 (1980).
  8. G.J. Vogel, W. Swift, M.J. McDaniel, G.W. Smith, and A. Ziegler. Testing of a Pulsed L-Valve Feeder for Use in Fluidized-Bed Combustion and Sorbent Regeneration Units. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-78-12 (1978).
  9. J.C. Montagna, G.W. Smith, F.G. Teats, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. Evaluation of On-Line Light-Scattering Optical Particle Analyzers for Measurement at High Temperature and Pressure. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-77-7 (1978).
  10. J.C. Montagna, G.J. Vogel, G.W. Smith, and A.A. Jonke. Fluidized-Bed Regeneration of Sulfated Dolomite from a Coal-Fired Fluidized-Bed Combustion Process by Reductive Decomposition. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL-77-16 (1977).
  11. W.M. Swift, A.F. Panek, G.W. Smith, G.J. Vogel, and A.A. Jonke. Decomposition of Calcium Sulfate: A Review of the Literature. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL-76-122 (1976).

QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL REPORTS

  1. I. Johnson, K.M. Myles, D.C. Fee, J.F. Lenc, D.S. Moulton, J.A. Shearer, G.W. Smith, C.B. Turner, and W.I. Wilson. Exploratory and Basic Fluidized-Bed Combustion Studies. Semiannual Report for the Period October 1980 - March 1981. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-81-2 (1982).
  2. I. Johnson, K.M. Myles, L.-S. Fan, D.C. Fee, D.S. Moulton, J.A. Shearer, G.W. Smith, W.M. Swift, C.B. Turner, and W.I. Wilson. Exploratory and Basic Fluidized-Bed Combustion Studies. Annual Report for the Period October 1979 - September 1980. Argonne National Laboratory, ANL/CEN/FE-80-17 (1981).
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