Publications

The Energy Research Center publishes the Lehigh Energy Update (LEU) to inform students, faculty, and industry of developments in energy-related research programs at Lehigh University. LEU, which is published three times a year, also announces sponsorship opportunities for emerging research projects and describes upcoming technical workshops and short courses. Lehigh faculty and research engineers and also regularly present technical and research papers in their fields of expertise and are published in leading scientific journals.

1996 January, Vol. 14 (1) Laboratory Experiments and Computers Provide Answers to Coal Flow Measurement Questions 1996 Jan., Vol. 14(1)
    Study of Probe Measurement Errors Will Improve CEM Flow Measurement Accuracy 1996 Jan., Vol. 14(1)
  April, Vol. 14 (2)
Fluidized Bed Separator Being Developed to Remove Unburned Carbon from Fly Ash 1996 Apr., Vol. 14(2)
Using CEM Flow Measurements for Unit Heat Rate Monitoring 1996 Apr., Vol. 14(2)
  August, Vol. 14 (3)
New Generation of Coatings Will Extend Boiler Tube Life 1996 Aug., Vol. 14(3)
Study of Stresses and Strains Expected to Reduce Weld Overlay Fabrication Failures 1996, Aug., Vol. 14(3)
1997 January, Vol. 15 (1) ERC and PEPCO Commercializing Software for Optimizing Boiler Operations 1997 Jan., Vol. 15(1)
  Five Step Approach Used to Optimize Combustion 1997 Jan., Vol. 15(1)
  August, Vol. 15 (2) Boiler OP Used to Develop Closed-Loop On-Line Combustion Control 1997 Aug., Vol. 15(2)
  Optimize Sootblowing to Reduce NOx and Improve Heat Rate 1997 Aug., Vol. 15(2)
1998 January, Vol. 16 (1) ERC Studies Compare Options for On-Line Heat Rate Measurement 1998 Jan., Vol. 16(1)
    Catalyst Research Promises to Reduce SCR Costs 1998 Jan., Vol. (1)
  April, Vol. 16 (2) Predicting Sulfuric Acid Emissions from Power Plants 1998 Apr., Vol. 16(2)
    Combining SNCR with Combustion Optimization for Cost Effective NOx Control 1998 Apr., Vol. 16(2)
  October, Vol. 16 (3) Trimming NOx During the Ozone Season 1998 Oct., Vol. 16(3)
    Using Sootblowing to Help Control NOx 1998 Oct., Vol. 16(3)
1999 January, Vol. 17 (1) Using the ERC to Solve Power Plant Problems 1999 Jan., Vol. 17(1)
    Energy Liaison Program Provides Easy Access to Center Capabilities 1999 Jan., Vol. 17(1)
  October, Vol. 17 (2) Laboratory Development Leading to Improved Methods of Balancing Coal Pipe Coal Flows 1999 Oct., Vol. 17(2)
    Low Temperature SCR Catalyst Undergoing Field Testing 1999 Oct., Vol. 17(2)
2000 February, Vol. 18 (1) Modified Dilution Extractive Probe Reduces NOx Measurement Bias Error 2000 Feb., Vol. 18(1)
    Results from Field Investigations Yield Answers to Combustion Optimization Questions 2000 Feb., Vol. 18(1)
  August, Vol. 18 (2) Complete Issue 2000 Aug., Vol. 18(2)
    Lehigh Researchers Study Cracking of Weld Overlay Coatings 2000 Aug., Vol. 18(2)
    Dilution Extractive Probe Improvements Now Available Commercially 2000 Aug., Vol. 18(2)
2001 January, Vol. 19 (1) Complete Issue 2001 January, Vol. 19(1)
    ERC Develops Technology for Balancing Burners 2001 January, Vol. 19(1)
    Managing Slag Buildup in Coal-Fired Boilers 2001 January, Vol. 19(1)
  June, Vol. 19 (2) Complete Issue 2001 June, Vol. 19(2)
    SCR and SNCR Processes Increase Risk of Air Preheater Fouling 2001 June, Vol. 19(2)
    Removing Ammonia From Fly Ash 2001 June, Vol. 19(2)
  November, Vol. 19 (3) Complete Issue 2001 November, Vol. 19(3)
    Using the ERC to Solve Power Plant Problems 2001 November, Vol. 19(3)
    Energy Liaison Program Provides Easy Access to Center Capabilities 2001 November, Vol. 19(3)
2002 March, Vol. 20 (1) Complete Issue 2002 March, Vol. 20(1)
    Accounting for Changes in Coal Properties When Optimizing Combustion 2002 March, Vol. 20(1)
    ERC Completes Development of Technique for Removing Ammonia From Fly Ash 2002  March, Vol. 20(1)
  August, Vol. 20 (2) Complete Issue 2002 August, Vol. 20(2)
    Research Demonstrates Benefits of Drying Western Coal 2002 August, Vol. 20(2)
    Fabricating Power Plant Components by Direct Laser Deposition 202 August, Vol. 20(2)
2003 January, Vol. 21 (1) Complete Issue 2003 January, Vol. 21(1)
    Incentives to Cut NOx Emissions Expected to Increase Sharply in 2003 2003 January, Vol. 21(1)
    On-Line Flame Measurements for Improved Combustion 2003 January, Vol. 21(1)
    Project on Welding of 9Cr-1Mo Steels Seeks Sponsors 2003 January, Vol. 21(1)
  June, Vol. 21 (2) Complete Issue 2003 June, Vol. 21(2)
    Lehigh's Intelligent Sootblowing Software Installed at Two Utility Boilers 2003 June, Vol. 21(2)
    Field Tests Confirm Effectiveness of Burner Balancing Technology 2003 June, Vol. 21(2)
2004 January, Vol. 22 (1) Complete Issue 2004 January, Vol. 22(1)
    ERC Tackling New Generation of SO3 Formation and Air Preheater Fouling Problems 2004 January, Vol. 22(1)
    Center Research Projects Focus on Mercury Capture 2004 January, Vol. 22(1)
  July, Vol. 22 (1) Complete Issue 2004 July, Vol. 22(2)
    Materials Research and Problem Solving at the Energy Research Center 2004 July, Vol. 22(2)
    Software Helps Utility Control Cooling Water Discharge Temperature 2004 July, Vol. 22(2)
2005 January, Vol. 23 (1) Complete Issue 2005 January, Vol. 23(1)
    Research Shows Mercury Capture Enhanced by Boiler Tuning 2005 January, Vol. 23(1)
    Field Installation Shows Benefits of Coal Pipe Balancing 2005 January, Vol. 23(1)
  August, Vol. 23 (2) Complete Issue 2005 August, Vol. 23(2)
    Targeting Carbon Capture in Future Power Generation Systems 2005 August, Vol. 23(2)
    New Alloy Verified for Safer Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel 2005 August, Vol. 23(2)
2006 April, Vol. 24 (1) Complete Issue 2006 April, Vol. 24(1)
    Balancing Coal Flow Distribution From Pulverizers 2006 April, Vol. 24(1)
    Successful Field Installations Point Out Benefits of Intelligent Sootblowing 2006 April, Vol. 24(1)
  August, Vol. 24 (2) Complete Issue 2006 August, Vol. 24(2)
    Use of Power Plant Waste Heat to Reduce Coal Moisture Provides Plant Performance and Environmental Benefits 2006 August, Vol. 24(2)
    Project Shows Potential Benefits of Optimizing SCR and Boiler Operations 2006 August, Vol. 24(2)
2007 January, Vol. 25 (1) Complete Issue 2007 January, Vol. 25(1)
    Modeling SO3 Formation Processes in Coal-Fired Boilers 2007 January, Vol. 25(1)
    Avoiding Dissimilar Metal Weld Failures with Graded Transition Joints 2007 January, Vol. 25(1)
  July, Vol. 25 (2) Complete Issue 2007 July, Vol. 25(2)
    Using Combustion Optimization to Solve Opacity Problems at an Oil-Fired Boiler 2007 July, Vol. 25(2)
    Improved Weld Overlay Coatings Developed for Corrosion Control in Coal-Fired Boilers 2007 July, Vol. 25(2)
2008 January, Vol. 26 (1) Complete Issue 2008 January, Vol. 26(1)
    Capturing Water and Acid Vapors From Boiler Flue Gas 2008 January, Vol. 26(1)
    ERC Project Generates Field Results on Mercury Measurement Accuracy 2008 January, Vol. 26(1)
  July, Vol. 26 (2) Complete Issue 2008 July, Vol. 26(2)
    Laser Measurement of Coal Ash Composition Demonstrated at Power Plant 2008 July, Vol. 26(2)
    Predicting the Remaining Life of High Temperature Steel Piping 2008 July, Vol. 26(2)
    Fireside Performance Optimization and Emissions Control with Coal-Fired Boilers Short Course Announcement 2008 July, Vol. 26(2)
2009 January, Vol. 27 (1) Complete Issue 2009 January, Vol. 27(1)
    Optimizing Combined Boiler-SCR Operations 200 January, Vol. 27(1)
    Reducing Heat Rates of Coal-Fired Power Plants 2009 January, Vol. 27(1)
  August, Vol. 27 (2) Complete Issue 2009 August, Vol. 27(2)
    New Coal-Flow Balancing Technology Ready for Field Trial 2009 August, Vol. 27(2)
    Choosing Materials for Corrosive Acid Environments in Power Plants 2009 August, Vol. 27(2)
2010 February, Vol. 28 (1) Complete Issue 2010 February, Vol. 28(1)
    Controlling Mercury Emissions from Coal-Fired Power Plants 2010 February, Vol. 28(1)
    Analyses Show Benefits of Improving Heat Rate as Part of a Carbon Mitigation Strategy 2010 February, Vol. 28(1)
  August, Vol. 28 (2) Complete Issue 2010 August, Vol. 28(2)
    Full-Scale Field Demonstration of Coal Drying Technology Nearing Completion 2010 August, Vol. 28(2)
    High Temperature Storage of Solar Energy Using Phase Change Materials 2010 August, Vol. 28(2)
2011 February, Vol. 29 (1) Complete Issue 2011 February, Vol. 29(1)
    ERC Associate Director Participating in New Multi-Institution Welding Research Program 2011 February, Vol. 29(1)
    New Director of Energy Liaison Program Appointed 2011 February, Vol. 29(1)
    ERC Named Co-Recipient of Prestigious Award 2011 February, Vol. 29(1)
  August, Vol. 2 (2) Complete Issue 2011 August, Vol. 29(2)
    On-Line Laser Measurement of Coal Properties Demonstrated at Power Plant 2011 August, Vol. 29(2)
    Using Heat Exchangers to Capture Moisture from Flue Gas and Improve Unit Heat Rate 2011 August, Vol. 29(2)
2012 February, Vol. 30 (1) Complete Issue 2012 February, Vol. 30(1)
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