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    • Advancements in Composite Solid Propellant Testing and Evaluation for Formulations Containing Novel Nano-Additives 

      Demko, Andrew Robert (2017-05-02)
      Composite solid propellants are typically used in rocket propulsion systems due to their simplicity and relatively low cost. They are mixtures of the fuel, oxidizer, and various catalysts. Oftentimes, bonding agents and ...
    • Continuous Measurement of Carbon Monoxide Improves Combustion Efficiency of CO Boilers 

      Gilmour, W. A.; Pregler, D. N.; Branham, R. L.; Prichard, J. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      The paper describes the application of in-situ flue gas CO measurement in the operation of CO Boilers and details the steps needed to optimize combustion efficiency.
    • Fuel Cost Savings Through Computer Control of a Boiler Complex - - Two Case Histories 

      Worthley, C. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      This paper discusses the growing need for energy efficiency in industry and describes a new, packaged approach to fuel optimization through direct digital control and accurate in-stack measurement of combustion products. ...
    • Heat Recovery Considerations for Process Heaters and Boilers 

      Kumar, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      The largest single area for industrial energy conservation is in the improvement of combustion efficiencies for heaters and boilers. A number of methods can be employed to recover heat. The most common are by use of ...
    • Improved Combustion System for Energy Conservation in Industry 

      Thekdi, A. C.; Hemsath, K. H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      U.S. industry consumes approximately 40 percent of all fuel consumed by the nation. The majority of this fuel is used to generate heat for elevating temperatures of materials. The heat is generated by combustion of the ...
    • Improvement of Furnace Efficiencies: Evaluation from Operational Data and Case Histories 

      Crump, J. R.; Prengle, H. W., Jr. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      This paper presents methods which can be used to determine heater and boiler performance from operating data. A study is presented delineating the variation of combustion efficiency with load, excess air, and stack and ...
    • Industrial Wastes as a Fuel 

      Richardson, G.; Hendrix, W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      With the advent of scarce supplies and rising costs for traditional industrial fuels such as natural gas and fuel oil, a large amount of technical data has been collected and published to encourage their efficient use. ...
    • Maximizing Combustion Efficiency Through Selection of Optimum CO Control Levels 

      McGowan, G. F.; Ketchum, R. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      With the increased emphasis on improved combustion control and the availability of accurate and reliable multi-parameter combustion instrumentation, an analytical technique is needed to supplant the previous incomplete ...
    • Oxygen and Opacity Stack Emission Monitoring Systems To Optimize Combustion Efficiency and Meet EPA Requirements 

      Molloy, R. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      The combustion efficiency of industrial fuel burning equipment can be optimized through the use of oxygen and opacity stack emission monitoring systems. By providing the operator with the means to obtain accurate, continuous, ...
    • Potential For Energy Conservation 

      Kumar, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      The largest single area for industrial energy conservation is in the improvement of combustion efficiencies for heaters and boilers. A number of methods can be employed to recover heat. The most common are by use of ...
    • The Selection and Use of Fireside Additives on Industrial Boilers 

      Radway, J. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      As energy prices have escalated and fuel quality deteriorated, fuel chemicals have found increasing acceptance as tools for improving efficiency and reliability of combustion systems. Though application of fuel additives ...