John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

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78 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of fatalities and injuries involving mining equipment

Groves, W. A., Kecojevic, V. J. & Komljenovic, D., Sep 24 2007, In : Journal of Safety Research. 38, 4, p. 461-470 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mining equipment
Hand tools
Open pit mining
Security systems
Ores
52 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis of equipment-related fatal accidents in U.S. mining operations: 1995-2005

Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W. A. & Radomsky, M., Oct 1 2007, In : Safety Science. 45, 8, p. 864-874 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accidents
accident
Equipment and Supplies
Safety
health
37 Citations (Scopus)

A quantitative analysis of the relationship between congestion and reliability in electric power networks

Blumsack, S., Lave, L. B. & Ilić, M., Jan 1 2007, Energy Journal, 28, 4, p. 73-100 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Chemical analysis
Topology
Congestion
Electric power
Quantitative analysis

Behavior of minerals of metamorphic and metasomatic rocks in supercritical aqueous and aqueous-salt solutions

Azimov, P. Y., Bushmin, S. A., Lvov, S. & Dolivo-Dobrovol'Skii, D. V., Mar 1 2007, In : Doklady Earth Sciences. 413, 1, p. 262-264 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metasomatic rock
metamorphic rock
salt
mineral
57 Citations (Scopus)

Cement-based stabilization/solidification of oil refinery sludge: Leaching behavior of alkanes and PAHs

Karamalidis, A. K. & Voudrias, E. A., Sep 5 2007, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 148, 1-2, p. 122-135 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkanes
solidification
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Sewage
alkane
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization and upgrading of fine sillimanite ore using wide-angle dense-medium cycloning

Sadegh, A. A. & Klima, M. S., May 1 2007, In : Minerals and Metallurgical Processing. 24, 2, p. 67-74 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sillimanite
Ores
Ferrosoferric Oxide
Feldspar
Magnetic separation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of Hydraulic Fracture with Inflated Dislocation Moving Within a Semi-infinite Medium

OUYANG, Z. H., Elsworth, D. & LI, Q., Jun 1 2007, In : Journal of China University of Mining and Technology. 17, 2, p. 220-225 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic fracturing
dislocation
Hydraulics
fluid pressure
pore pressure
13 Citations (Scopus)

Commensurate phases of gases adsorbed on carbon nanotubes

Lueking, A. D. & Cole, M. W., May 18 2007, In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 75, 19, 195425.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Noble Gases
Carbon Nanotubes
Graphite
Inert gases
Nanotubes
8 Citations (Scopus)

Deregulation/Restructuring Part I: Reregulation Will Not Fix the Problems

Lave, L., Apt, J. & Blumsack, S. A., Oct 1 2007, In : Electricity Journal. 20, 8, p. 9-22 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deregulation
deregulation
restructuring
market
electricity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Deregulation/Restructuring Part II: Where Do We Go From Here?

Lave, L., Apt, J. & Blumsack, S. A., Nov 1 2007, In : Electricity Journal. 20, 9, p. 10-23 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deregulation
deregulation
restructuring
term contract
Availability
27 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a hydrothermal deposition process for applying zirconia coatings on BWR materials for IGSCC mitigation

Zhou, Z. F., Chalkova, E., Lvov, S., Chou, P. & Pathania, R., Feb 1 2007, In : Corrosion Science. 49, 2, p. 830-843 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boiling water reactors
Stress corrosion cracking
Oxidants
Zirconia
Coatings
39 Citations (Scopus)

Direct oxidation of waste vegetable oil in solid-oxide fuel cells

Zhou, Z. F., Kumar, R., Thakur, S. T., Rudnick, L. R., Schobert, H. & Lvov, S. N., Sep 27 2007, In : Journal of Power Sources. 171, 2, p. 856-860 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetables
Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
Cerium compounds
solid oxide fuel cells
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of fuel properties on the bottom ash generation rate by a laboratory fluidized bed combustor

Rozelle, P. L., Pisupati, S. V. & Scaroni, A. W., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME. 129, 2, p. 144-151 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Coal Ash
Fluidized bed combustors
bottom ash
ash
15 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of matrix shrinkage and swelling on the economics of enhanced-coalbed-methane production and CO2 sequestration in coal

Gorucu, F. B., Jikich, S. A., Bromhal, G. S., Sams, W. N., Ertekin, T. & Smith, D. H., Aug 1 2007, In : SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 10, 4, p. 382-392 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coalbed methane
carbon sequestration
swelling
Swelling
Coal
23 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the use of coal volatiles as reburning fuel for NOx reduction

Zarnitz, R. & Pisupati, S. V., Mar 1 2007, In : Fuel. 86, 4, p. 554-559 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Combustors
Natural gas
Computational fluid dynamics
Kinetics
20 Citations (Scopus)

Fe-modified, Pt-based cathodic electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction with enhanced methanol tolerance

Gong, Y., Yeboah, Y. D., Lvov, S. N., Balashov, V. & Wang, Z., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 154, 6, p. B560-B565

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrocatalysts
Methanol
Oxygen
Catalysts
Catalyst activity
76 Citations (Scopus)

Functionalization of carbon nano-onions by direct fluorination

Liu, Y., Vander Wal, R. L. & Khabashesku, V. N., Feb 20 2007, In : Chemistry of Materials. 19, 4, p. 778-786 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorination
Carbon
hydrazine
Graphite
Fluorine
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gyratory crusher model and impact parameters related to energy consumption

Pothina, R., Kecojevic, V., Klima, M. S. & Komljenovic, D., Aug 1 2007, In : Minerals and Metallurgical Processing. 24, 3, p. 170-180 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crushers
Energy utilization
spacing
Crushing
Blasting
44 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneous soot nanostructure in atmospheric and combustion source aerosols

Hays, M. D. & Vander Wal, R. L., Mar 1 2007, In : Energy and Fuels. 21, 2, p. 801-811 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Aerosols
Nanostructures
Jet aircraft
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
188 Citations (Scopus)

HRTEM Study of diesel soot collected from diesel particulate filters

Vander Wal, R. L., Yezerets, A., Currier, N. W., Kim, D. H. & Wang, C. M., Jan 1 2007, In : Carbon. 45, 1, p. 70-77 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Graphitization
Oxidation
Carbon black
NASA
34 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen uptake of platinum-doped graphite nanofibers and stochastic analysis of hydrogen spillover

Jain, P., Fonseca, D. A., Schaible, E. & Lucking, A. D., Feb 1 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 111, 4, p. 1788-1800 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Nanofibers
Platinum
Hydrogen
platinum

Iterative updating of reservoir models constrained to dynamic data

Kashib, T. & Srinivasan, S., Nov 2007, In : Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology. 46, 11, p. 23-32 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Markov processes
Porosity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Leaching of VOCs from cement-based stabilized/solidified refinery oily sludge using solid phase microextraction

Karamalidis, A. & Voudrias, E. A., Oct 1 2007, In : Environmental Technology. 28, 10, p. 1173-1185 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile organic compounds
Leaching
volatile organic compound
Cements
cement
25 Citations (Scopus)

Limits in determining permeability from on-the-fly uCPT sounding

Elsworth, D. & Lee, D. S., Oct 1 2007, In : Geotechnique. 57, 8, p. 679-685 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drainage
Pore pressure
permeability
Cones
drainage
39 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanically milled coal and magnesium composites for hydrogen storage

Narayanan, D. L. & Lueking, A. D., Apr 1 2007, In : Carbon. 45, 4, p. 805-820 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Hydrogen storage
Magnesium
Hydrogen
Temperature programmed desorption
16 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms for rainfall-concurrent lava dome collapses at Soufrière Hills Volcano, 2000-2002

Taron, J., Elsworth, D., Thompson, G. & Voight, B., Feb 1 2007, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 160, 1-2, p. 195-209 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lava dome
Volcanoes
Domes
lava
domes

Model improves measurement and control; Helps locate liquids

Kelner, E., Ayala H., L. & Garcia-Hernandez, A., Jul 1 2007, Pipeline and Gas Journal, 234, 7, p. 38-42 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Natural gas
Pipelines
Liquids
Fluids
Monitoring
32 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular composition of the high-boiling components of needle coke feedstocks and mesophase development

Wang, G. & Eser, S., Nov 1 2007, In : Energy and Fuels. 21, 6, p. 3563-3572 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Coke
Needles
Boiling liquids
Feedstocks
34 Citations (Scopus)
Composite membranes
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
Zirconium
fuel cells
humidity
19 Citations (Scopus)

Neuro-simulation analysis of pressure maintenance operations in gas condensate reservoirs

Ayala H., L. & Ertekin, T., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 58, 1-2, p. 207-226 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas condensates
gas condensate
Gases
simulation
gas
14 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical analysis of multi-mechanistic flow effects in naturally fractured gas-condensate systems

Ayala H., L., Ertekin, T. & Adewumi, M. A., Aug 1 2007, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 58, 1-2, p. 13-29 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas condensates
gas condensate
Numerical analysis
matrix
Recovery
3 Citations (Scopus)

On the calculation of static bottom-hole pressures in gas wells

Ayala H., L. & Karpyn, Z., Aug 1 2007, In : Petroleum Science and Technology. 25, 8, p. 1099-1104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bottom hole pressure
gas well
Gases
pressure gradient
Pressure gradient
4 Citations (Scopus)

Parametric investigation of WAG floods above the MME

Bermudez, L., Johns, R. T. & Parakh, H., Jun 2007, In : SPE Journal. 12, 2, p. 224-234 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solubility
Chemical analysis
Gases
gas
Water
41 Citations (Scopus)
Microtomography
Network Modeling
conditioning
Conditioning
Fluid
40 Citations (Scopus)
Microtomography
Network Modeling
two phase flow
Two-phase Flow
drainage
6 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of sorbent performance in a circulating fluidized bed boiler based on petrographic properties

Rozelle, P. L., Pisupati, S. V. & Scaroni, A. W., Apr 2007, In : Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 129, 2, p. 565-571 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorbents
Fluidized beds
Boilers
Ashes
Limestone
16 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation and characterization of inexpensive heterogeneous catalysts for air pollution control: Two case studies

Utsumi, S., Vallejos-Burgos, F. E., Campos, C. M., García, X., Gordon, A. L., Pecchi, G. & Radovic, L. R., May 30 2007, In : Catalysis Today. 123, 1-4, p. 208-217 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air pollution control
Catalysts
Ion exchange
Impregnation
Substitution reactions
1 Citation (Scopus)
Teaching
Students
Environmental impact
Oil shale
Energy policy
324 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary and systemic immune response to inhaled multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Mitchell, L. A., Gao, J., Wal, R. V., Gigliotti, A., Burchiel, S. W. & McDonald, J. D., Nov 1 2007, In : Toxicological Sciences. 100, 1, p. 203-214 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
T-cells
Tissue
Gene expression
36 Citations (Scopus)
Ashes
Incineration
Waste incineration
Sewage sludge
Sewage
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reversible high pressure sp2-sp3 transformations in carbon

Badding, J. V. & Lueking, A. D., Oct 1 2007, In : Phase Transitions. 80, 10-12, p. 1033-1038 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon
Diamond
carbon
Diamonds
diamonds
16 Citations (Scopus)

Size-dependent phase transition of diamond to graphite at high pressures

Davydov, V. A., Rakhmanina, A. V., Rols, S., Agafonov, V., Pulikkathara, M. X., Vander Wal, R. L. & Khabashesku, V. N., Sep 6 2007, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 111, 35, p. 12918-12925 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Graphite
Diamonds
graphite
Phase transitions
15 Citations (Scopus)

Structural characterization of exfoliated graphite nanofibers

Lueking, A., Gutierrez, H. R., Fonseca, D. A. & Dickey, E., Apr 1 2007, In : Carbon. 45, 4, p. 751-759 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Nanofibers
Fibers
Transmission electron microscopy
Defects
5 Citations (Scopus)

Study of gas/condensate reservoir exploitation using neurosimulation

Ayala H., L., Ertekin, T. & Adewumi, M. A., Apr 1 2007, In : SPE Reservoir Evaluation and Engineering. 10, 2, p. 140-149 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas condensates
gas condensate
Hydrocarbons
Screening
Neural networks
16 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature-programmed oxidation studies of carbon materials prepared from anthracites by high temperature treatment

González, D., Altin, O., Eser, S. & Garcia, A. B., Jan 15 2007, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 101, 1, p. 137-141 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anthracite
Anthracite
Coal
Carbon
Oxidation
14 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of HCl and NaOH treatment on structural transformations in a ball-milled anthracite after thermal and chemical processing

Lueking, A., Gutierrez, H. R., Jain, P., Van Essandelft, D. T. & Clifford, C. E., Oct 1 2007, In : Carbon. 45, 11, p. 2297-2306 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Anthracite
Coal
Diamonds
Carbon
36 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of variability in industrial emissions on ozone formation in Houston, Texas

Webster, M. D., Nam, J., Kimura, Y., Jeffries, H., Vizuete, W. & Allen, D. T., Dec 1 2007, In : Atmospheric Environment. 41, 40, p. 9580-9593 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

industrial emission
ozone
emission inventory
volatile organic compound
effect
15 Citations (Scopus)

The shape of pulverized bituminous vitrinite coal particles

Mathews, J. P., Eser, S., Hatcher, P. G. & Scaroni, A. W., Jan 1 2007, In : KONA Powder and Particle Journal. 25, March, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Ceilings
Brick
Coal mines
18 Citations (Scopus)

The similarity theory applied to the analysis of multiphase flow in gas-condensate reservoirs

Ayala, L. F. & Kouassi, J. P., May 1 2007, In : Energy and Fuels. 21, 3, p. 1592-1600 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas condensates
Multiphase flow
Large scale systems
Natural gas
Hydrocarbons
10 Citations (Scopus)

The use of channel flow cells for electrochemical kinetic studies in high temperature aqueous solutions

Engelhardt, G. R., Biswas, R., Ahmed, Z., Lvov, S. N. & Macdonald, D. D., Mar 10 2007, In : Electrochimica Acta. 52, 12, p. 4124-4131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Channel flow
Current density
Kinetics
Temperature
Nickel