Coal Research Section Technical Reports

The Coal Research Section technical reports were prepared under contract for the U.S. Department of Energy from 1975 - 1980. Some of these reports can be found in the library around TN800.P45.

DOE Contract Number E(49-18)-390

Coal Research Section technical reports contract E(49-18)-390
Number Title, Author, Year Reference
TR-1 Problems and Solutions in the Use of Coal Analyses, by Peter H. Given and Richard F. Yarzab. February 1975. FE-0390-TR1

DOE Contract Number EX-76-C-01-2030)

Coal Research Section technical reports contract EX-76-C-01-2030
Number Title, Author, Year Reference
TR-2 The Characteristics of Chars Produced by Pyrolysis Following Rapic Heating of Pulverized Coal, by Nsakala ya Nsakala, Philip L. Wlaker, Jr. and R.H. Essenhigh. February 1977. FE-2030-TR2
TR-3 Effects of Heat Treatment Conditions on Reactivity of Chars in Air, by James T. Ashu and Philip L. Walker, Jr. March 1977. FE-2030-TR3
TR-4 Effect of Cation Exchange on the Sebsequent Reactivity of Lignite Chars to Steam, by Edwin J. Hippo and Philip L. Walker, Jr. March 1977. FE-2030-TR4
TR-5 Survey of Selected Agencies Conducted to Determine the Extent to which the Nation's Coals are Adequately Characterized, by Judith M. Hower, Alan Davis, C. Philip Dosen and William Spackman. October 1977. FE-2030-TR5
TR-6 The Effects of Impregnation of Coal with Potassium and Sodium Salts, by Harry Marsh and Philip L. Walker.  January 1978. FE-2030-TR6
TR-7 Porosity of Coals and Coal Products, O.P. Mahajan and P.L. Walker, Jr.  March 1978. FE-2030-TR7
TR-8 Reactivity of Heat Treated Chars, by O.P. Mahajan and P.L. Walker, Jr.  March 1978. FE-2030-TR8
TR-9 Study of the Interrelationships among Chemical and Petrographic Variables of United States Coals, by Claudia Waddell, Alan Davis, Willam Spackman and John C. Griffiths. March 1973. FE-2030-TR9
TR-10 The Measurement of Reflectance of Coal Macerals - Its Automation and Significance, by Alan Davis. June 1978. FE-2030-TR10
TR-11 A Review of Some Physical Methods of Coal Characterization, Their Application in Constitution Analysis and Relevance to Industrial Utilization, by Alan Davis. November 1978. FE-2030-TR11
TR-12 Thermochemistry and kinetics of oxygen interaction with Microporous Chars, by Ismail M.K Ismail and Philip L. Walker. January 1979. FE-2030-TR12
TR-13 Unification of Coal Char Gasification Reactions, by O.P. Mahajan and P.L.Walker, Jr. April 1979.  FE-2030-TR13
TR-14 Reactivity of Heat Treated Coals in Steam, by A. Linares-Solano, O.P. Mahajan and P.L.Walker, Jr. April 1979. FE-2030-TR14
TR-15 Specifications and Design of a Pressurized Laminar-flow Isothermal Reactor for Studies of Coal Reactivity, by H.E. Shull and R.E. Essenhigh. FE-2030-TR15
TR-16 An automated Microscopical Method for the Characterization of Pyrite in Coal, by K.W. Kuehn and A. Davis. August 1979. FE-2030-TR16
TR-17 Kinetics of Lignite Pytolysis in Fixed Bed and Entrained Flow Reactions, by A.W. Scaroni and P.L. Walker, Jr. August 1979. FE-2030-TR17
TR-18 Evaluation of an Automated Reflectance Microscope System for Coal Characterization, by D.S. Liscinsky and F. Vastola. January 1980. FE-2030-TR18
TR-19 A Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Rapid Coal Pyrolysis, by J.D. Freihaut and F.J. Vastola. 1980. FE-2030-TR19
TR-20 The Effects of Preoxidation on the Swelling and Softening of Bituminous Coals, by D.J. Maloney, R.G. Jendins and P.L. Walder, Jr. 1980. FE-2030-TR20
TR-21 Inorganic Constituents in American Lignites, by M.E. Morgan, R.G. Jenkins and P.L. Walker, Jr. 1980. FE-2030-TR21
TR-22 Characterization of Porous Nature of Heat Treated Coals by Small Angle X-Ray Scattering, by J.I. Wang, R.G. Jenkins and P.L. Walker, Jr. 1980. FE-2030-TR22

DOE Contract Number EX-76-C-01-2494

Coal Research Section technical reports contract EX-76-C-01-2494
Number Title, Author, Year Reference
TR-2L Dependence of Coal Liquification Behavior on Coal Characteristics: Cluster Analyses for Characteristics of 104 Coals, by Richard F. Yarzab, Peter H Given, William Spackman, Alan Davis and Aviva Rabinovich. May 1979. FE-2494-TR2L

DOE Contract Number AC01-76ET10615

Coal Research Section technical reports contract AC01-76ET10615
Number Title, Author, Year Reference
TR-23 Development and Evaluation of an Automated Reflectance Microscope System for the Petrographic Characterization of Bituminous Coals,
by D.S. Hoover and A. Davis. October 1980.
FE-2030-TR23