Volume 15, Issue 1 (January 1987)

    An Experimental Technique for Studying the Dynamic Stability of Slurry Fuels

    (Received 11 October 1985; accepted 2 June 1986)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    In coal slurry transportation, repeated vertical accelerations larger than the gravitational acceleration are encountered. The sedimentation behavior of the slurry fuels under these conditions is an area of concern in fuel transportation. A laboratory-scale technique has been developed that can be used to study the sedimentation behavior of coal slurry fuels under conditions of repeated vertical accelerations. A coal slurry sample contained in a settling column is subjected to repeated vertical movement using a mechanical shaker. The coal concentration profile along the height of the settling column can be used to quantify the sedimentation behavior of the slurry.


    Author Information:

    Kesavan, SK
    Research Associate, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

    Chu, ML
    Professor and Associate ProfessorMembers of ASTM, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

    Reddy, NP
    Professor and Associate ProfessorMembers of ASTM, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

    Yazdani, S
    Research EngineerMember of ASTM, Cardinal Industries Inc., Reynoldsburg, OH


    Stock #: JTE11546J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11546J

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    Title An Experimental Technique for Studying the Dynamic Stability of Slurry Fuels
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    Committee D02