Alternative Energy

Mid-Scale LNG Processes

AIChE Webinar
Oct 16, 2013
This Webinar presents the need for natural gas liquefaction (LNG), the LNG value chain, and compares several technologies such as the PRICO® single...

From Wet Algae to Liquid Fuels

Mar 20, 2013
The presentation provides some general background on biofuels and on the use of algae as a biomass source for making liquid fuels. The presentation...

Fracking: The Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale

AIChE Web Forum
Nov 15, 2011
Led by experts from academia, government and industry, this interactive Web Forum presents an overview of the history, the current state of...

Optimal Charge Rates for a Lithium Ion Cell

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 19, 2011
Optimal Charge Rates for a Lithium Ion Cell Saeed Khaleghi Rahimian, Sean Rayman, Ralph E. White Department of Chemical Engineering, University of...

Can a Liquid Hydrogen Storage Tank BLEVE?

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 17, 2011
Abstract A BLEVE (boiling-liquid expanding-vapor explosion) occurs when a tank containing liquefied gas ruptures, resulting in the instantaneous...

Wood Pellets Self-Heating During Storage

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 17, 2011
Accidental fires in wood pellets silos happen frequently in the last five years. Experiments were carried out in this work at temperature range of...

Solar Thermal Power Plant Simulation

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 17, 2011
A detailed model of a real solar thermal power plant has been built using a steady state power plant simulation software. The plant includes numerous...

Fermentation of Carbon Dioxide to Ethanol

AIChE Annual Meeting
Oct 16, 2011
Many fermentation processes have been used to convert biomass to various fuels. Syngas, which is a mixture of CO, CO 2 , and H 2 , is one process...
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