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Research

PUBLICATIONS


Journal Publications

A. Howell, K. Stahlfeld, A. Balogun Mohammed, S. Vijlee, E. Belmont. Gas independence of Miscanthus × giganteus torrefied in nitrogen (N2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) using calibrated thermogravimetric analysis. Bioresource Technology Reports  7 (2019) 100238.

J. Ellzey, E. Belmont, C. Smith. Heat Recirculating Reactors: Fundamental Research and Applications. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science  72 (2019) 32-58.

E. Beagle, E. Belmont. Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Biomass Utilization for Electricity Generation in the European Union and the United States. Energy Policy  128 (2019) 267-275.

F. Arafin, E. Belmont. Combustion Flame Speeds and Stability of Associated Natural Gas with High Concentrations of C2–C4 Alkanes. Energy & Fuels  32 (2018) 11821-11830.

A. Balogun Mohammed, S. Vijlee, E. Belmont. Technoeconomic feasibility of a sustainable charcoal industry to reduce deforestation in Haiti. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments  29 (2018) 131-138.

M. Hajilou, E. Belmont. Characterization of ozone-enhanced propane cool flames at sub-atmospheric pressures. Combustion and Flame  196 (2018) 416-423.

E. Beagle, Y. Wang, D. Bell, E. Belmont. Co-gasification of pine and oak biochar with sub-bituminous coal in carbon dioxide. Bioresource Technology  251 (2018) 31-39.

A. Howell, E. Beagle, E. Belmont. Torrefaction of Healthy and Beetle Kill Pine and Co-Combustion With Sub-Bituminous Coal. Journal of Energy Resources Technology  140 (2018) 1-8.

E.L. Belmont, F.T. Davidson, Y.R. Glazer, E.A. Beagle, M.E. Webber. Accounting for water formation from hydrocarbon fuel combustion in life cycle analyses. Environmental Research Letters  (2017) Vol 12, No. 9.

M. Hajilou, T. Ombrello, S.H. Won, E. Belmont. Experimental and numerical characterization of freely propagating ozone-activated dimethyl ether cool flames. Combustion and Flame  176 (2017) 326-333.

E. Beagle, E. Belmont. Technoeconomic assessment of beetle kill biomass co-firing in existing coal fired power plants in the Western United States. Energy Policy  97 (2016) 429-438.

S.R. Addamane, M. Hajilou, E.L. Belmont. Experimental and Analytical Study of a Porous Media Burner with Passive Air Entrainment. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy   41 (2016) 12738-12746.

E.L. Belmont, T.M. Ombrello, M.S. Brown, C.D. Carter, J.L. Ellzey. Experimental and numerical investigation of freely propagating lean methane and ethylene flames. Combustion and Flame  162:6 (2015) 2679-2685.

E.L. Belmont, P.P. Radyjowski, J.L. Ellzey. Effect of geometric scale on heat recirculation and syngas production in a non-catalytic reformer. Combustion Science and Technology  187:6 (2015) 874-893.

E.L. Belmont, J.L. Ellzey. Lean heptane and propane combustion in a non-catalytic parallel-plate counter-flow reactor. Combustion and Flame  161:4 (2014) 1055-1062.

E.L. Belmont, I. Schoegl, J.L. Ellzey. Experimental and analytical investigation of lean premixed methane/air combustion in a mesoscale counter-flow reactor. Proceedings of the Combustion Institute  34 (2013) 3361-3367.

E.L. Belmont, S.M. Solomon, J.L. Ellzey. Syngas production from heptane in a non-catalytic counter-flow reactor. Combustion and Flame  159:12 (2012) 3624-3631.


Conference Papers

E. Beagle, L. McLaughlin, E. Belmont. Experimental Co-combustion of Coal, Biochar and Blends in a Laminar Flame Burner. Spring 2018 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute (2018).

E. Beagle, C. Dunn, L. McLaughlin, R. Mokhtarpoor, M. Stoellinger, E. Belmont. Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Coal Flames. Spring 2018 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute (2018).

A. Howell, E. Belmont. Torrefaction Time and Environment Dependence of Miscanthus Elephant Grass Properties. Spring 2018 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute (2018).

M.Q. Brown, M.C. Brown, M. Hajilou, E. Belmont. Experimental characterization of freely propagating n-heptane cool flames at sub-atmospheric pressures. Spring 2018 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute (2018).

M. Hajilou, M.C. Brown, M.Q. Brown, E. Belmont. Investigation of the structure of n-heptane cool flames using CH2O PLIF imaging. Spring 2018 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute (2018).

F. Arafin, E. Belmont. Laminar flame speeds of associated gas mixtures measured with flat flame method. Fall 2017 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute, Laramie, WY, Oct 2-3, 2017.

M. Hajilou, E. Belmont. Experimental and numerical study of freely propagating propane cool flames. Fall 2017 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute, Laramie, WY, Oct 2-3, 2017.

E. Beagle, Y. Wang, D. Bell, E. Belmont. Co-gasification of coal and biochar in modified drop tube reactor and TGA. Fall 2017 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute, Laramie, WY, Oct 2-3, 2017.

A. Howell, E. Beagle, E. Belmont. Comparison of raw and torrefied healthy and beetle kill pine in co-combustion with coal. Fall 2017 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute, Laramie, WY, Oct 2-3, 2017.

C. Dunn, E. Beagle, M. Stoellinger, E. Belmont. Comparison of laminar pulverized coal flame experiment and simulation. Fall 2017 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section Combustion Institute, Laramie, WY, Oct 2-3, 2017.

E. Beagle, E. Belmont. Comparative life cycle assessment of biomass utilization for electricity generation in the European Union and the United States. 25th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden, Jun 12-15, 2017.

E. Beagle, Y. Wang, D. Bell, E. Belmont. Co-gasification of Powder River Basin coal and biochar in carbon dioxide. 10th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2017).

M. Hajilou, E. Belmont. Experimental characterization of freely propagating propane cool flames at sub-atmospheric pressures. 10th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2017).

E. Beagle, M. Jolly, E. Belmont. Characterization of beetle kill biomass for combustion applications. Spring 2016 Western States Section Combustion Institute (2016).

M. Hajilou, T. Ombrello, S.H. Won, N. Staiano, E. Belmont. Experimental Investigation of Freely Propagating Dimethyl Ether Cool Flames in Sub-Atmospheric Pressures. Spring 2016 Western States Section Combustion Institute (2016).

E. Beagle, C. Dunn, E. Belmont. Thermogravimetic Analysis of Raw and Torrefied Biomass Co-Combustion with Coal. Fall 2015 Western States Section Combustion Institute (2015).

E.L. Belmont, T.M. Ombrello. Effect of Lift-off Height on Structure of Freely Propagating Toluene Flames. Fall 2015 Western States Section Combustion Institute (2015).

E. Beagle, A. Balogun Mohammed, E. Belmont. Effect of torrefaction on biomass properties and co-combustion with coal. 9th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2015).

G. Canestrini, N. Staiano, E. Belmont. Effect of particle size on thermochemical decomposition of biomass by TGA. 9th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2015).

S. Ramachandra Addamane, M. Hajilou, C.P. Prevedel, E.L. Belmont. Experimental and analytical study of a porous media burner with passive air entrainment. 9th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2015).

M.S. Brown, J.M. Donbar, E. Belmont. ICOS Measurements in Model Scramjet Engines. 34th JANNAF Air Breathing Propulsion Conference (2014).

E.L. Belmont, C.C. Lo, B.T. Marvin, J.L. Ellzey. Experimental investigation of biomass smoldering in a ventilated test bed. Fall Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (2013).

E.L. Belmont, P.P. Radyjowski, J.L. Ellzey. Effect of geometric scale on heat recirculation and syngas production in a non-catalytic counter-flow reformer. Fall Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (2013).

E.L. Belmont, J.L. Ellzey. Lean combustion of propane in a non-catalytic mesoscale counter-flow reactor. 8th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2013).

E.L. Belmont, S.M. Solomon, J.L. Ellzey. Impact of operating conditions on syngas production from hydrocarbon fuels in the counter-flow reactor. Fall Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (2011).

E.L. Belmont, S.M. Solomon, J.L. Ellzey. Syngas production from heptane in a non-catalytic counter-flow reactor. 7th US National Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute (2011).

E.L. Belmont, J.L. Ellzey. Experimental study of syngas production in a non-catalytic counter-flow reactor. Spring Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute (2010).

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