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    • Automatic isochoric apparatus for PVT and phase equilibrium studies of natural gas mixtures 

      Zhou, Jingjun (2009-05-15)
      We have developed a new automatic apparatus for the measurement of the phase equilibrium and pVT properties of natural gas mixtures in our laboratory. Based on the isochoric method, the apparatus can operate at temperature ...
    • Burnett apparatus for measurement of cross second virial coefficients study case : ethane-propane at 350, 400 and 450 K 

      Hernandez-Valencia, Vicente Nicolas (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1989)
      An experimental apparatus, based on the Burnett mixing experiments, was designed and constructed for measuring the cross second virial coefficient (B12). In this isothermal experiment, two pure fluids are fed to separate ...
    • Ceramic powder preparation by spray pyrolysis 

      Yu, Hsuan-Fu (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1992)
      Spray pyrolysis for ceramic powder preparation was studied, theoretically and experimentally. The forming mechanism for derived particles using air or argon as carrier was established based on the experimental results ...
    • Computer simulation of GTL and various problems in thermodynamics 

      Wang, Xiaonian (Texas A&M University, 2005-08-29)
      This dissertation intends to provide new tuning techniques for several simple cubic equations of state (EOS) to improve their accuracy in calculating fluid phase equilibrium. It also provides graphical tools to predict ...
    • A continuous-lumped phase-equilibrium model for complex multiphase reactions 

      Moore, Patrick Kevin (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1988)
      The accurate prediction of phase equilibrium is vital to the modeling of many complex, multiphase reaction mixtures. Phase-equilibrium calculations for such mixtures often become computationally intensive due to the large ...
    • Evaluating reservoir production strategies in miscible and immiscible gas-injection projects 

      Farzad, Iman (Texas A&M University, 2004-11-15)
      Miscible gas injection processes could be among the most widely used enhanced oil recovery processes. Successful design and implementation of a miscible gas injection project depends upon the accurate determination of the ...
    • Manufacture and use of ZrB2 /CU composite electrodes 

      Stucker, Brent E.; Bradley, Walter L.; Eubank, Philip T.; Bozkurt, Bedri; Norasetthekul, Somchintana (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1999-02-09)
      The invention relates to ZrB2 /Cu composites, and more specifically to methods of making ZrB2 /Cu composite electrodes and methods of using ZrB2 /Cu composite electrodes. ZrB2 powder is contacted with a polymer and shaped ...
    • Manufacture and use of ZrB2 /Cu or TiB2 /Cu composite electrodes 

      Stucker, Brent E.; Bradley, Walter L.; Eubank, Philip T.; Bozkurt, Bedri; Norasetthekul, Somchintana (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1999-08-03)
      The invention relates to ZrB2 /Cu composites, and more specifically to methods of making ZrB2 /Cu composite electrodes and methods of using ZrB2 /Cu composite electrodes. ZrB2 powder is contacted with a polymer and shaped ...
    • Metabolic engineering of Escherichia Coli central metabolism : physiological effects of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase and phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase overproduction 

      Chao, Yun-Peng (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1994)
      An ultimate goal of metabolic engineering is to achieve the maximum product yield. Much effort to date has been made to remove bottlenecks in the terminal pathways. As a result, the rate-controlling steps have been shifted ...
    • Method for converting natural gas to liquid hydrocarbons 

      Hall, Kenneth R.; Bullin, Jerry A.; Eubank, Philip T.; Akgerman, Aydin; Anthony, Rayford G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2000-10-10)
      A process for converting natural gas to a liquid includes heating the gas to a selected range of temperature to convert a fraction of the gas stream to reactive hydrocarbons, primarily acetylene, and reacting methane and ...
    • Method for converting natural gas to liquid hydrocarbons 

      Hall, Kenneth R.; Bullin, Jerry A.; Eubank, Philip T.; Akgerman, Aydin; Anthony, Rayford G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2003-08-05)
      A process for converting natural gas to a liquid includes heating the gas to a selected range of temperature to convert a fraction of the gas stream to reactive hydrocarbons, primarily ethylene or acetylene, and reacting ...
    • Method for converting natural gas to olefins 

      Hall, Kenneth R.; Bullin, Jerry A.; Eubank, Philip T.; Akgerman, Aydin; Anthony, Rayford G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-10-10)
      A process for converting natural gas to an olefin includes heating the gas to a selected range of temperature to convert a fraction of the gas stream to reactive hydrocarbons, primarily ethylene or acetylene, and reacting ...
    • Multicomponent transport in a bilayer ion-exchange membrane 

      Walton, Clifford Wayne (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1987)
      Ion-exchange membranes have found many uses for their special separation capabilities and are used currently in electrolysis and fuel cells, batteries, and chemical separations. Bilayer membranes have been particularly ...
    • Supercritical fluid extraction of organic pollutants from soil combined with adsorption onto activated carbon 

      Madras, Giridhar (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1994)
      A novel process has been developed for the remediation of soils contaminated with organics. In this process, the organics are continuously extracted from soil and deposited on to activated carbon. The feasibility of this ...
    • Synthesis and electrical discharge machining of advanced ceramics containing zirconium diboride 

      Cheng, Yu-min (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1994)
      The objectives of this research are to synthesize composites containing zirconium diboride under a variety of conditions, to fabricate ZrB$sb2$-based materials using wire-cutting and die-sinking electrical discharge machines, ...
    • Techniques for processing composites of SiC-Al2O3 and Si3N4-Al2O3 

      Kongkachuichay, Paisan (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1992)
      Composites of SiC - AI2O3 and SiC - mullite are unstable at high temperatures. The reactions occurring within the composites above 1700°C in stagnant inert atmospheres were characterized. Gaseous products cause excessive ...
    • Thermodynamic properties of ethylene and water in the critical region 

      Nehzat, Mohammad Sadegh (Texas A&M University. Libraries, 1978)
      The thermodynamic tables of ethylene and water were revised in the critical region by using a new isochoric equation of state. The new tables are consistent with the Hall-Eubank formulation and are compatible with recent ...
    • Zirconium-doped tantalum oxide high-k gate dielectric films 

      Tewg, Jun-Yen (Texas A&M University, 2005-02-17)
      A new high-k dielectric material, i.e., zirconium-doped tantalum oxide (Zr-doped TaOx), in the form of a sputter-deposited thin film with a thickness range of 5-100 nm, has been studied. Important applications of this new ...