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Dr. Esmail R. Monazam's Publications:

  1. Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J. ”Hydrodynamics of the acceleration region in a CFB riser operating above fast fluidization velocities,” Chem. Eng. Science, submitted 2007.

  2. Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J. Berry, D.A.,”Modeling and Analysis of S-Sorption with ZnO in a Transport Reactor,” Chem. Eng. Science, in Press 2008.

  3. Ludlow J. C., Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J. ,”Improvement of continuous solid circulation rate measurement in a cold flow circulating fluidized bed,” Powder Technology, 182,379-387, 2008.

  4. Mathur, M. P., Spenik, J. L., Condon, C. M., Monazam, E. R., Fincham, W. L.,”A probe for in situ, remote, detection of defects in buried plastic natural gas pipelines,” Rev. Sci. Instrum., 78, 12, 5105-5110, 2007.

  5. Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J. Mei, J. S, ”Impact of the Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser on the Performance of a Loopseal Nonmechanical Valve,” Ind & Eng. Chem. Res., 46, 1843-1850, 2007.

  6. Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J. Mei, J. S., and Spenik, J.,”Identification and Characterization of Different Flow Regimes in a Circulating Fluidized Bed,” Powder Technology, 155, 17-25, 2005.

  7. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E. R., Casleton, K. H., and Shaddix, C.R.,”Evaluation of Char Combustion Models: Measurement and Analysis of Variability in Char Particle Size and Density,” Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 30, 2197-2204, 2005.

  8. Monazam, E.R. and Shadle, L. J.,”A Transient Method for characterizing flow regimes in a circulating fluid bed,” Powder Technology, 139, 89-97, 2004.

  9. Monazam, E. R., Shadle, L. J., and Lawson, L. O.,"A Transient Method for Determination of Saturation Carrying Capacity," Powder Technology (in print), 2001.

  10. Shadle, L. J., Monazam, E.R. , Swanson, M. L.,"Coal Gasification in a Transport Reactor," Ind & Eng. Chem. Res., 40, 2782-2792, 2001.

  11. Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J., Evans, R., and Schroeder, K.,"Water Adsorption and Desorption by Coals and Chars," Energy & Fuel, 12, 1299-1304, 1998.

  12. Monazam, E.R., Shadle, L. J., and Shamsi, A.,"Spontaneous Combustion of Char Stockpiles ," Energy & Fuel, 12, 1305-1312, 1998.

  13. Monazam, E.R., and Shadle, L. J.,"Predictive Tool To Aid Design and Operations of Pressurized Fixed Bed Coal gasifier," Ind & Eng. Chem. Res., 33, 1, 120-130, 1998.

  14. Maloney, D. J., Lawson, L. O., Fasching, G. E., and Monazam, E.R. ,"Measurement and Dynamic Simulation of Particle Trajectories in an Electrodynamic Balance," Rev. Sci. Instrum., 66, 6, 3615-3622, 1995.

  15. Maloney, D. J., Lawson, L. O., Fasching, G. E., and Monazam, E.R. ,"A New Approach to Determine Surface area and Volume of Irregularly Shaped Particles,"Aerosol Science and Technology, 22, 60-72, 1995.

  16. Monazam, E.R., and Maloney, D. J.,"Characterization of Mass and Density of Sized Coal Fractions," Combustion and Flame, 99, 733-741, 1994.

  17. Monazam, E.R., Johnson, E. K., and Zondlo, J. W., "A Comparison of Model Predictions and Experimental Data for the Gasification of Coke in a Crossflow Gasifier," Fuel Science & Technology International, 11 (2), 293-310, 1993.

  18. Monazam, E.R., Johnson, E. K., and Zondlo, J. W., "Modeling and Simulation of a Crossflow Coal Gasifier," Fuel Science & Technology International, 10(1), 51-73, 1992.

  19. Monazam, E.R., and Maloney, D. J., "Temperature Transients Associated with Pulsed Heating of Single Particle," Journal of Applied Physics, 71(6), 2552-2559, 1992.

  20. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E.R., Woodruff, S. D., and Lawson, L. O., "Measurements and Analysis of Temperature Histories and Size Changes for Single Carbon and Coal Particles During the Early Stages of Heating and Devolatilization," Combustion and Flame, 84, 210-220, 1991.

  21. Monazam, E.R., Maloney, D. J., and Lawson, L. O.,"Measurements of Heat Capacities, Temperature, and Absorptivities of Single Particles in an Electrodynamic Balance," Rev. Sci. Instrum., 60, 11, 3460-3465, 1989.

Dr. Esmail R. Monazam's Conference Proceedings
  1. Shadle, L. J., Monazam, E. R., and. Mei J. S,”Transient Characterization of Type B Particles in a Transport Riser,” FLUIDIZATION XII ,Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Fluidization, Vancouver, B. C. Canada, May 13-17, 2007.

  2. Mei, J. S., Shadle, L. J., Yue, P. C., Monazam, E. R., “Flow Regime Study in a High Density Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser with an Abrupt Exit,” FLUIDIZATION XII ,Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Fluidization, Vancouver, B. C. Canada, May 13-17, 2007.

  3. Monazam, E. R., Shadle, L. J. and Berry D. ,”Modeling S-Sorbent Pore Closure and Sorption Kinetics for ZnO in a Hot Pressurized Transport Reactor,” Twenty-second Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Pittsburgh, PA., September 12-15, 2005.

  4. Mei, J. S., Shadle, L. J., Yue, P. and Monazam, E. R., “Hydrodynamics of a Transport Reactor Operating in Dense Suspension Upflow Conditions for Coal Combustion Applications,” 18th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering,Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 22-25, 2005 MS# FBC2005-78088. [NOI-2004-161],

  5. Monazam, E. R., and Shadle, L. J. “Hot Gas Clean-up in a Transport Reactor Model Development and Analysis,” 18th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 22-25, 2005, [NOI-2004-164].

  6. Monazam, E. R., Shadle, L. J., and David Berry,”Hot Gas Clean-up in a Transport Reactor Model Development and Analysis,” Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology VIII, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering, Hangzhou, China, May 10-13, 2005, [NOI-2004-110].

  7. Shadle, L. J., Monazam, E. R., and. Mei J.S,”Slip velocities in the homogeneous flow regime of an industrial scale cold flow circulating fluidized bed,” Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology VIII, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineering, Hangzhou, China, May 10-13, 2005, [NOI-2004-110].

  8. Mei, J. S., Monazam, E. R., and Shadle, L. J., “The study of circulating fluidized bed operating regimes from dynamic behavior after solids flow shutoff,” FLUIDIZATION XI ,Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Fluidization, Ischia (Naples), Italy, May 9-14, 2004.

  9. Mei, J. S., Monazam, E. R., and Shadle, L. J., ”The mapping of flow regimes for a light material:cork,” 17th Int’l Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Jacksonville , Fl, May 18-21 2003.

  10. Shadle, L. J., Monazam, E.R., and J. S. Mei,"Characterization of operating flow regimes in a cold flow circulating fluid bed," Accepted by 7th Int’l CFB Conference, Niagara Falls, NY, 2002.

  11. Yue, P. C., Chen, Shen-En, Monazam, E.R.,"Sensitivity analysis of vibration testing of ceramic candle filters," Proceeding of IMAC-XIX: Conference on Structure Dynamics, Kissimmee, Fl, pp 1635-1641, Feb. 5-8, 2001.

  12. Shadle, L. J., Monazam, E.R., Romans, D. E., and Wheeldon, J. M.,"Evaluation of an inverted loopseal for use in advanced pressurized fluid bed applications," Proceeding of the 16th Int’l conference of fluidized bed combustion, FBC00-0109, Reno Nevada, 2000.

  13. Halow, J., Monazam, E.R., Daw, S., and Finney, C. E. A.,"Accoustic Measurements in a Circulating Fluidized Bed," Fluid Particle Interactions V, Santa Fe, New Mexico, May 9-14, 1999.

  14. Shadle, L. J., Ontko, J. S., Monazam, E.R., "Cold flow circulating fluid bed testing," ASME annual meeting, Anaheim, CA, 1998.

  15. Maloney, D. J. and Monazam, E.R., "Coal Particle Shape Charaterization: Three Dimensional Surface and Volume Measurement," Joint Centeral States and Eastern Sections: The Combustion Institute, New Orleans, LA., March 15-17, 1993.

  16. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E.R., and Ramanathan, S., "Evaluation of Errors Resulting from Particle Shape Assumptions Applied in Coal Combustion Modeling," Proceedings of the 1991 International Conference on Coal Science, Newcastle, (UK), 500-503, 1991.

  17. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E.R., Ramanathan, S., and Doodo, j. N. D., "An Assessment of Particle Shape and Thermal Property Data:Implication for Coal Combustion Modeling," 1990 Fall Technical Meeting, Eastern Section The Combustion Institute, Paper #91, Orlando, FL., Dec. 3-5, 1990.

  18. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E.R., Woodruff, S. D., and Lawson, L. O., "Temperature Measurements of Single Coal Particle During the Early Stages of Heating and Devolatization," ACS Preprint, Fuel Chemistry Div., 35 (3), 721-729, 1990.

  19. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E.R., and Lawson, L. O., "New Approaches to the Characterization of Reactivities and Thermal Properties of Carbonaceous Materials," Nineteenth Biennial Conference on Carbon, State College, PA., June 25, 1989.

  20. Maloney, D. J., Monazam, E.R., and Lawson, L. O., "Thermal Property and Temperature Measurement of Burning Char Particles," 5th Annual Coal Fueled Heat Engines and Gas Stream Cleanup Systems Contractors' Review Meeting, Morgantown, WV., March 21, 1989.

  21. Lawson, L. O., Maloney, D. J., and Monazam, E.R., "A Dynamic Model for Simulating Trajectories of Charged Particles in a Quadrupole Trap," Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Modeling and Simulation, pp. 883-888, 1988.

  22. Maloney, D. J., Lawson, L. O., Monazam, E.R., and Tran, P. X., "Combustion Fundamental ," Proceeding of the AR&TD Direct Utilization & Instrumentation & Diagnostics Contractors' Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA., Sept. 6, 1988.

  23. Monazam, E.R., Johnson, E. K., and Zondlo, J. W., "Modeling and Simulation of Char-Gasification Process in a Crossflow Coal Gasifier," 20th Central Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society, Morgantown, WV., June 1-3, 1988.

  24. Maloney, D. J., Lawson, L. O., Tran, P. X., and Monazam, E.R., "Combustion Mechanisms for Coal Derived Fuels: Task 1 Single Particle Combustion Studies," Proceeding of the AR&TD Direct Utilization, Instrumentation, and Diagnostics Contractors' Review Meeting, Vol. 1, DOE/METC-88/6084, NTIS No.DE88001002, (N. T. Holcomb, Ed.) Oct. 1987.

  25. Galegher, M., Zondlo, J. W., Johnson,E. K., and Monazam, E.R.,"An Experimental Simulation of Crossflow Coal Gasification," ACS Preprints, Fuel Chemistry Div., 32(4), 168-175, 1987.

  26. Johnson, E. K., and Monazam, E.R. , "Crossflow Coal Gasification,"A Summary Report for the Fiscal Year 1982-1984, National Research Council for Coal and Energy, West Virginia University, Aug. 1984.

Dr. Esmail R. Monazam's Other Publications
  1. L.J. Shadle, J.C. Ludlow, L.O. Lawson, and E.R. Monazam (1999) Transport reactor studies in FETCs cold flow circulating fluid bed, CRADA Document PC98-F015, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1999, pp. 55.

  2. Spontaneous Combustion of ENCOAL Char Stockpiles, CRADA Document PC94-008, Morgantown, West Virginia, 1996, pp. 109 [Abolghasem Shamsi et al.].