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    • Application of Multiple-Speed and Special Motors for Energy Savings 

      Pastor, E.; Kuznetsov, S. B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      For the past several years substantial use has been made of a class of motors developed for application in driving loads which operate at multiple speed points to gain efficiency. While adjustable frequency power supplies ...
    • Aromatics Extraction Plant Design Using Synthesis Techniques 

      Wilcox, R. J.; Nedwick, R. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      Modern process synthesis techniques were applied to the design of a new aromatics extraction and distillation plant and resulted in very attractive energy savings. Techniques used included targeting, ∆Tmin optimization, ...
    • Assessment of Flow Efficiency Through a Closed Circuit Wind Tunnel with Recommendations for Improvements 

      Guthery, John (2013-12-02)
      Wind tunnels are designed for a certain range of test velocities and model sizes. The Oran W. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel (LSWT) at Texas A&M, was designed to reach 200 mph (M=0.26) with its original 1250 hp motor and 7 x ...
    • Catalytic Distillation 

      Smith, L. A., Jr.; Hearn, D.; Wynegar, D. P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Catalytic Distillation' refers to a chemical process which performs both a catalyzed reaction and primary fractionation of the reaction components simultaneously. A structured catalyst which also is an effective distillation ...
    • COGEN3: A Computer System for Design, Costing and Economic Optimization of Cogeneration Projects 

      Manuel, E. H., Jr. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      COGEN3 is computer software that combines the capabilities for: conceptual engineering design, costing, economic optimization, and financial evaluation of cogeneration projects. COGEN3 considers the problems of equipment ...
    • Cogeneration at Iowa Methodist Medical Center 

      Thunem, C. B.; Schebler, S. J.; Love, G. I. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      The Iowa Methodist Medical Center of Des Moines, Iowa, is installing two 1,500 kW Fairbanks-Morse turbocharged dual-fuel reciprocating engine-generators. The system will be installed with recovery of exhaust waste heat ...
    • Cogeneration Design Considerations for a Major Petrochemical Facility 

      Good, R. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      The step increase in energy cost brought about in 1973 has permanently changed the way in which petrochemical production facilities are designed, operated, and maintained. Highly visible energy conservation programs ...
    • Cogeneration Plant is Designed for Total Energy 

      Howell, H. D.; Vera, R. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      This paper describes application considerations, design criteria, design features, operating characteristics and performance of a 200 MW combined cycle cogeneration plant located at Occidental Chemical Corporation's ...
    • Curvilinearity in architecture: emotional effect of curvilinear forms in interior design 

      Madani Nejad, Kayvan (Texas A&M University, 2007-09-17)
      People are becoming more aware of the relationships between the built environment and their physical and psychological well-being. This has encouraged numerous studies in the field of environment and behavior, and effects ...
    • A design approach to a risk review for fuel cell-based distributed cogeneration systems 

      Luthringer, Kristin Lyn (Texas A&M University, 2004-09-30)
      A risk review of a fuel cell-based distributed co-generation (FC-Based DCG) system was conducted to identify and quantify the major technological system risks in a worst-case scenario. A risk review entails both a risk ...
    • Design for Process Integration and Efficient Energy Utilization 

      James, A. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      Today's energy availability and pricing structure has focused attention upon those design techniques which result in an improvement in the level of energy utilisation. Energy integration is one such technique, where this ...
    • Design of bioaerosol sampling inlets 

      Nene, Rohit Ravindra (Texas A&M University, 2007-09-17)
      An experimental investigation involving the design, fabrication, and testing of an ambient sampling inlet and two additional Stokes-scaled inlets is presented here. Testing of each inlet was conducted at wind speeds of ...
    • Design of high efficiency blowers for future aerosol applications 

      Chadha, Raman (Texas A&M University, 2007-04-25)
      High efficiency air blowers to meet future portable aerosol sampling applications were designed, fabricated, and evaluated. A Centrifugal blower was designed to achieve a flow rate of 100 L/min (1.67 x 10^-3 m^3/s) and a ...
    • Design of Outrunner Eectric Machines for Green Energy Applications 

      Anvari Rostamkolaei, Bahareh (2017-12-14)
      Interests in using rare-earth free motors such as switched reluctance motors (SRMs) for electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEVs) continue to gain popularity, owing to their low cost and robustness. Optimal design ...
    • Design of Outrunner Eectric Machines for Green Energy Applications 

      Anvari Rostamkolaei, Bahareh (2017-12-14)
      Interests in using rare-earth free motors such as switched reluctance motors (SRMs) for electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEVs) continue to gain popularity, owing to their low cost and robustness. Optimal design ...
    • Design of Outrunner Eectric Machines for Green Energy Applications 

      Anvari Rostamkolaei, Bahareh (2017-12-14)
      Interests in using rare-earth free motors such as switched reluctance motors (SRMs) for electric and hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEVs) continue to gain popularity, owing to their low cost and robustness. Optimal design ...
    • Developing Methods For Designing Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Morphing Aerostructures 

      Oehler, Stephen Daniel (2012-10-19)
      The past twenty years have seen the successful characterization and computational modeling efforts by the smart materials community to better understand the Shape Memory Alloy (SMA). Commercially available numerical analysis ...
    • Energy Conservation Revamps in Fluid Catalytic Cracking Systems 

      Wilson, J. W.; Sloan, H. D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      The FCC process continues as one of the major refinery technologies despite changes in refinery operations. The main fractionator/vapor recovery systems associated with many FCC units have the potential for significant ...
    • Energy Conservation Through Effective Steam Trapping 

      Diamante, L.; Nagengast, C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Fuel costs are rapidly escalating. The overall efficiency of any energy utilization must be improved immediately. Steam traps - though a hardware item which received little attention can substantially effect the overall ...
    • Energy Recovery from Potato Chip Fryers 

      McKee, H. B.; Kympton, H. W.; Arnold, J. W.; Paisan, J. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      The design, operating characteristics, and energy savings from an energy recovery system employed on a potato chip fryer which became operational in December, 1979, is discussed. The design incorporates a modification to ...