Dissertations and Theses

Agarwal, Rajesh S. Limestone Slurry Scrubbing – Modeling and Parameter Estimation. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1995.

Alawode, Akinleye O. Oxidative Degradation of Piperazine in the Absorption of Carbon Dioxide. M.S. Thesis. 2005.

Al-Juaied, Mohammed A. Carbon Dioxide Removal from Natural Gas by Membranes in the Presence of Heavy Hydrocarbons and by Aqueous Diglycolamine®/Morpholine. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2004.

Altena, Daniel M. Forecasting Volatile Gas Processing Margins. M.S. Report. 2005.

Arthur, Lia F. Silicate Sorbents for Flue Gas Cleaning. Ph. D. Dissertation. 1998.

Ashouripashaki, Mandana. Formation and Decomposition of 1-Nitrosopiperazine in the CO2 Capture Process. M.S. Thesis. 2012.

Austgen Jr., David M. A model of vapor-liquid equilibria for acid gas-alkanolamine-water systems. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1989.

Beaudoin, Stephen P. The Effect of Moisture on the Reactivity of CA(OH)2-Based Sorbents For Flue Gas. M.S. Thesis. 1990.

Bishnoi, Sanjay. Carbon Dioxide Absorption and Solution Equilibrium in Piperazine Activated Methyldiethanolamine. Ph. D. Dissertation. 2000.

Carey, Todd Ronald.  Rate-based Modeling of Acid Gas Absorption and Stripping using Aqueous Alkanolamine Solutions. M.S. Thesis. 1900.

Chakravarti, Shrikar. Absorption of Carbon Dioxide in Aqueous Blends of Diethanolamine and Methyldiethanolamine.  M.S. Thesis. 1992.

Chan, Pui-Kun R.  CaCo3 Dissolution in SO2 Scrubbing solution, Mass transfer Enhanced by Chemical reactions. M.S. Thesis. 1981.

Chang, Chung-Shih. Mass Transfer with Equilibrium Chemical Reaction, Sulfur Dioxide Absorption in Aqueous Solutions. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1979.

Chen, Eric. Carbon Dioxide Absorption into Piperazine Promoted Potassium Carbonate using Structured Packing. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2007.

Chen, Xi. Carbon Dioxide Thermodynamics, Kinetics, and Mass Transfer in Aqueous Piperazine Derivatives and Other Amines. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011.

Chi, Qian S. Oxidative Degradation of Monoethanolamine. M.S. Thesis. 2000.

Chisholm, Paul Norman. Dry Absorption of Hydrogen Chloride and Sulfur Dioxide by Calcium-Based Sorbents from Humidified Flue Gas.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 1999.

Chu, Paul. SO2NOx Removal by Ca(OH)2.)  M.S. Thesis. 1986.

Closmann, Frederick B. Oxidation and thermal degradation of methyldiethanolamine/piperazine in CO2 capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011.

Cohen, Stuart M. A Techno-economic Plant- and Grid-Level Assessment of Flexible CO2 capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2012.

Critchfield, James E. CO2 Absorption/Desorption in Methyldiethanolamine Solutions Promoted with Monoethanolamine and Diethanolamine: Mass Transfer and Reaction Kinetics.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 1988.

Cullinane, John T. Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Aqueous Piperazine with Potassium Carbonate for Carbon Dioxide Absorption. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2005.

Dang, Hongyi. CO2 Absorption Rate and Solubility in Monoethanolamine/Piperazine/Water. M.S. Thesis. 2001.

Davis, Jason D. Thermal Degradation of Aqueous Amines Used for Carbon Dioxide Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2009.

DeVincentis, Joseph William. Modeling of Limestone Slurry Scrubbing in Spray Towers with Forced Oxidation. M.S. Thesis. 1998.

Ding, Junyuan. Modeling the Advanced Flash Stripper for CO2 capture using 5 m Piperazine. M.S. Thesis. 2016.

Du, Yang. Amine Solvent Development for Carbon Dioxide Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2016.

Dugas, Ross E. Carbon Dioxide Absorption, Desorption, and Diffusion in Aqueous Piperazine and Monoethanolamine.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 2009.

Dunkley-Timmerman, Terry.  Transport of carbon dioxide in perfluorosulfonate membranes enhanced by realtive humidity and ethylenediamine content. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1988.

Fine, Nathan A. Nitrosamine Management in Aqueous Amines for Post-Combustion Carbon Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation 2015.

Frailie II, Peter T.  Modeling of Carbon Dioxide Absorption/Stripping by Aqueous Methyldiethanolamine/Piperazine. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2014.

Freeman, Stephanie A. Thermal Degradation and Oxidation of Aqueous Piperazine for Carbon Dioxide Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011.

Freguia, Stefano. Modeling of CO2 Removal from Flue Gases with Monoethanolamine. M.S. Thesis. 2002.

Fulk, Steven M. Measuring and Modeling Aerosols in Carbon Dioxide Capture by Aqueous Amines. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2016.

Gage, Cynthia L. Limestone dissolution in modeling of slurry scrubbing for flue gas desulfurization. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1989.

Glasscock, David A. Modelling and Experimental Study of Carbon Dioxide Absorption into Aqueous Alkanolamines. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1990.

Gleason, Cynthia L. Nucleation and Crystal Growth of Calcium Sulfite Hemihydrate.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 1989.

Goff, George S. Oxidative Degradation of Aqueous Monoethanolamine in CO2 Capture Processes: Iron and Copper Catalysis, Inhibition, and O2 Mass Transfer.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 2005.

Hamlin, Dyron T. Modeling Ozone Formation in a Central Texas Power Plant Plume. M.S. Thesis. 2002.

Hilliard, Marcus D. A Predictive Thermodynamic Model for an Aqueous Blend of Potassium Carbonate, Piperazine, and Monoethanolamine for Carbon Dioxide Capture from Flue Gas. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2008.

Kind, Kurt K. Hydrothermal Preparation of High Surface Area Calcium Silicate from Lime and Fly Ash in a Flow Reactor. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1994.

Le, Li. Carbon Dioxide Solubility and Mass Transfer in Aqueous Amines for Carbon Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2015.

Lin, Yu-Jeng. Modeling Advanced Flash Stripper for Carbon Dioxide Capture Using Aqueous Amines.  Ph.D., Dissertation 2016.

Lopez-Toledo, Jacinto. Heat and Mass Transfer Characteristics of a Wiped Film Evaporator.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 2006.

Madan, Tarun. Modeling of Stripper Configurations for CO2 Capture using Aqueous Piperazine. M.S. Thesis. 2013.

McGlamery Jr., Gerald G. Liquid Film Transport Characteristics of Textured Metal Surfaces. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1988.

McLees Jr., John A. Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium of Monoethanolamine/Piperazine/Water at 35–70 ºC. M.S. Thesis. 2006.

Mshewa, Msafiri M. Carbon Dioxide Desorption/Absorption with Aqueous Mixtures of Methyldiethanolamine and Diethanolamine at 40–120 ºC. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1995.

Namjoshi, Omkar A. Thermal Degradation of PZ-Promoted Tertiary Amines for CO2 Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2015.

Nelli, Christopher H. Nitrogen Dioxide Removal by Calcium Silicate Solids. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1997.

Nguyen, Bich-Thu N. Amine Volatility in CO2 Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2013.

Okoye, Chukwuemeka I. Carbon Dioxide Solubility and Absorption Rate in Monoethanolamine/Piperazine/H2O. M.S. Thesis. 2005.

Oyenekan, Babatunde A. Modeling of Strippers for CO2 Capture by Aqueous Amines. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2007.

Pacheco, Manuel. A. Mass Transfer, Kinetics and Rate-based Modeling of Reactive Absorption. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1998.

Peterson, Joseph R. Hydrothermal reaction of lime with fly ash to produce calcium silicates for dry flue gas desulfurization. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1990.

Plaza, Jorge M. Modeling of Carbon Dioxide Absorption using Aqueous Monoethanolamine, Piperazine and Promoted Potassium Carbonate. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011.

Posey, Mark L. Thermodynamic Model for Acid Gas Loaded Aqueous Alkanolamine Solutions. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1996.

Prada, Roberto E. Oxygen Absorption Enhanced by Sulfite Oxidation Catalyzed with Manganese and Iron.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 1981.

Rafique, Humera A. Solvent reclaiming by sulfate precipitation for CO2 capture. M.S. Thesis. 2011.

Roy, Sharmistha.  Absorption of Chlorine and Mercury in Sulfite Solutions. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2002.

Ruiz-Alsop, Rosa N. Effect of Relative Humidity and Additives on the Reaction of Sulfur Dioxide with Calcium Hydroxide. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1986.

Sachde, Darshan J. Absorber Performance and Configurations for CO2 Capture using Aqueous Piperazine. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2016.

Sexton, Andrew J. Amine Oxidation in CO2 Capture Processes. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2008.

Shen, Chen H. Nitrogen Dioxide Absorption in Aqueous Sodium Sulfite. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1997.

Sherman, Brent J. Thermodynamic and Mass Transfer Modeling of Aqueous Hindered Amines for Carbon Dioxide Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2016.

Tsai, Robert E. Mass Transfer Area of Structured Packing. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2010.

Tseng, Chii-Huei P. Calcium Sulfite Hemihydrate Dissolution and Crystallization.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 1984.

Ulrich, Richard K. Sulfite Oxidation under Flue Gas Desulfurization Conditions: Enhanced Oxygen Absorption Catalyzed by Transition Metals. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1983.

Van Wagener, David H. Stripper Modeling for CO2 Removal Using Monoethanolamine and Piperazine Solvents. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011.

Voice, Alexander K. Amine Oxidation in Carbon Dioxide Capture by Aqueous Scrubbing. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2013.

Walters, Matthew S. Dynamic Modeling of Post-Combustion Amine Scrubbing for Process Control Strategy Development.  Ph.D. Dissertation. 2016.

Wang, Chao. Mass Transfer Coefficients and Effective Area of Packing. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2014.

Xu, Qing. Thermodynamics of CO2 Loaded Aqueous Amines. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2011.

Yeh, Norman K. Liquid Phase Mass Transfer in Spray Contactors. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2002.

Zhao, Lingbing. Mercury Absorption in Aqueous Solutions. Ph.D. Dissertation. 1997.

Ziaii Fashimi, Sepideh. Dynamic Modeling, Optimization, and Control of Monoethanolamine Scrubbing for CO2 Capture. Ph.D. Dissertation. 2012.

Gary T. Rochelle

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