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5 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental investigation into mineral transformation, particle agglomeration and ash deposition during combustion of Zhundong lignite in a laboratory-scale circulating fluidized bed

Liu, Z., Li, J., Wang, Q., Lu, X., Zhang, Y., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., 1 May 2019, In : Fuel. 243, p. 458-468 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An experimental study of CO2 gasification kinetics during activation of a spent tyre pyrolysis char

Preciado-Hernandez, J., Zhang, J., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., 1 Sep 2019, In : Chemical Engineering Research and Design. 149, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gasification
Tires
Pyrolysis
Chemical activation
Kinetics

A phenomenological investigation into potassium migration and ash sintering characteristics during p.f. combustion of lignites with and without K2CO3 addition

Zhang, J., Li, J., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z., Zhou, B., Shen, G. & Zhang, D., 5 Feb 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 148, p. 64-77 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
production costs
fuel cells
Fuel cells
ammonia
Ammonia

Decomposition of key minerals in coal gangues during combustion in O-2/N-2 and O-2/CO2 atmospheres

Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhu, M., Cheng, F. & Zhang, D., 5 Feb 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 148, p. 977-983 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Dissolution and suspension of asphaltenes with ionic liquids

Zheng, C., Brunner, M., Li, H., Zhang, D. & Atkin, R., 15 Feb 2019, In : Fuel. 238, p. 129-138 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of heat treatment on the combustion characteristics of a lignite

Zhang, Z., Zhu, M., Li, J., Zhang, K., Shen, G., Xu, G., Li, X. & Zhang, D., 1 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME. 141, 7, 070705.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Lignite
lignite
Ignition
combustion
Ashes
Oil shale
Coal
Aluminosilicates
Scavenging
2 Citations (Scopus)

Linking feedstock and application rate of biochars to N2O emission in a sandy loam soil: Potential mechanisms

Lan, Z. M., Chen, C. R., Rezaei Rashti, M., Yang, H. & Zhang, D. K., 1 Mar 2019, In : Geoderma. 337, p. 880-892 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biochar
sandy loam soils
feedstocks
sandy loam
nitrous oxide
electric batteries
Structural properties
Anodes
anodes
titanium
2 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and Mineralogical Characterization of Ash Deposits during Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion of Zhundong Lignite

Liu, Z., Li, J., Zhu, M., Wang, Q., Lu, X., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., Mar 2019, In : Energy & Fuels. 33, 3, p. 2122-2132 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NH3 as a transport fuel in internal combustion engines: A technical review

Lesmana, H., Zhang, Z., Li, X., Zhu, M., Xu, W. & Zhang, D., 11 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Energy Resources Technology. 141, 7, 12 p., 70703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internal combustion engines
combustion
engine
alternative fuel
Alternative fuels
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pinewood pyrolysis occurs at lower temperatures following treatment with choline-amino acid ionic liquids

Brunner, M., Li, H., Zhang, Z., Zhang, D. & Atkin, R., 15 Jan 2019, In : Fuel. 236, p. 306-312 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algae
slurry
alga
Slurries
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)
Volatile fatty acids
Anaerobic digestion
carbohydrates
Carbohydrates
Demonstrations
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

2D versus 3D MFI zeolite: The effect of Si/Al ratio on the accessibility of acid sites and catalytic performance

Wei, R., Yang, H., Scott, J. A., Aguey-Zinsou, K. F. & Zhang, D., 1 Jun 2018, In : Materials Today Chemistry. 8, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Acidity
Acids
Lewis Acids
Catalyst activity
6 Citations (Scopus)

A thermodynamic analysis and economic evaluation of an integrated lignite upgrading and power generation system

Xu, C., Sun, Y., Xin, T., Xu, G., Zhu, M., Yang, Y. & Zhang, D., 5 May 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 135, p. 356-367 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignite
Power generation
Thermodynamics
Coal
Economics
8 Citations (Scopus)
pyrolysis
cellulose
Cellulose
Biomass
Pyrolysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of subfractions of asphaltenes extracted from an oil sand using NMR, DEPT and MALDI-TOF

Zheng, C., Zhu, M., Zareie, R. & Zhang, D., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 168, p. 148-155 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion and emission characteristics of simulated biogas from Two-Phase Anaerobic Digestion (T-PAD) in a spark ignition engine

Zhang, Y., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z., Chan, Y. L. & Zhang, D., 25 Jan 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 129, p. 927-933 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Biogas
Internal combustion engines
Engines
Air

Contrasting the pyrolysis behavior of selected biomass and the effect of lignin

Zhang, Z., Zhu, M., Hobson, P., Doherty, W. & Zhang, D., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME. 140, 6, 062201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
pyrolysis
lignin
Biomass
Pyrolysis
4 Citations (Scopus)
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Open Access
File
Anaerobic digestion
Carbohydrates
Hydrogen production
carbohydrate
hydrogen
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of reaction conditions on methanol to gasoline conversion over nanocrystal ZSM-5 zeolite

Wan, Z., Li, G., Wang, C., Yang, H. & Zhang, D., 15 Sep 2018, In : Catalysis Today. 314, p. 107-113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanocrystals
Gasoline
Methanol
Coke
Catalysts
9 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of Low-Temperature Catalytic Activity over a Highly Dispersed Fe-Mn/Ti Catalyst for Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx with NH3

Mu, J., Li, X., Sun, W., Fan, S., Wang, X., Wang, L., Qin, M., Gan, G., Yin, Z. & Zhang, D., 8 Aug 2018, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 57, 31, p. 10159-10169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selective catalytic reduction
Thyristors
Catalyst activity
Catalysts
Thermodynamic properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

High pyrolysis temperature biochars reduce nitrogen availability and nitrous oxide emissions from an acid soil

Lan, Z., Chen, C., Rezaei Rashti, M., Yang, H. & Zhang, D., 1 Dec 2018, In : GCB Bioenergy. 10, 12, p. 930-945 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
biochar
pyrolysis
acid soil
nitrous oxide
acid soils
9 Citations (Scopus)

Inductive Effect Boosting Catalytic Performance of Advanced Fe1-xVxOδ Catalysts in Low-Temperature NH3 Selective Catalytic Reduction: Insight into the Structure, Interaction, and Mechanisms

Mu, J., Li, X., Sun, W., Fan, S., Wang, X., Wang, L., Qin, M., Gan, G., Yin, Z. & Zhang, D., 3 Aug 2018, In : ACS Catalysis. 8, 8, p. 6760-6774 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selective catalytic reduction
Thyristors
Catalysts
Temperature
Catalyst activity
15 Citations (Scopus)

Relating coke formation and characteristics to deactivation of ZSM-5 zeolite in methanol to gasoline conversion

Wan, Z., Li, G. K., Wang, C., Yang, H. & Zhang, D., 5 Jan 2018, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 549, p. 141-151 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coke
Gasoline
Methanol
Catalysts
Nanocrystals
2 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of 2D MFI zeolites in the form of self-interlocked nanosheet stacks with tuneable structural and chemical properties for catalysis

Wei, R., Yang, H., Scott, J. A., Aguey-Zinsou, K. F. & Zhang, D., 1 Jun 2018, In : Applied Materials Today. 11, p. 22-33 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Nanosheets
Chemical properties
Catalysis
Structural properties
6 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of high quality zeolites from coal fly ash: Mobility of hazardous elements and environmental applications

Feng, W., Wan, Z., Daniels, J., Li, Z., Xiao, G., Yu, J., Xu, D., Guo, H., Zhang, D., May, E. F. & Li, G. K., 20 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 202, p. 390-400 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Fly ash
fly ash
Heavy metals
Coal
4 Citations (Scopus)

The role of solvent preparation in soft template assisted synthesis of mesoporous alumina

Wu, W., Zhu, M. & Zhang, D., 1 Apr 2018, In : Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 260, p. 9-16 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Aluminum
Alumina
templates
aluminum oxides
2017

A Kinetic Study of Pyrolysis of Pine Wood using a Thermogravimetric Analyser and a Combined Model-free and y(α)Master Plot Method

Zhang, Z., Zhu, M., Liu, P., Setyawan, H. Y. & Zhang, D., 2017, 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion 2017. United States: Combustion Institute China Section , p. 234-237 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

pyrolysis
plots
kinetics
activation energy
heating
10 Citations (Scopus)
Aluminum Oxide
Transesterification
Potassium
Alumina
Catalysts
1 Citation (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
soaps
Soaps (detergents)
glycerols
Glycerol
ignition

An Experimental Study of the Effect of Biodiesel on the Ignition and Combustion Characteristics of Single Droplets of Glycerol

Setyawan, H. Y., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., 2017, Proceedings of 11th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion. Dunn, M., Hawkes, E. R., Masri, A. R., Cleary, M., Kourmatzis, A., Chan, Q. N. & Kook, S. (eds.). Australia: Combustion Institute

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Biodiesel
Glycerol
Ignition
High speed cameras
Transesterification
13 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental study of the ignition and combustion characteristics of single droplets of biochar-glycerol-water slurry fuels

Zhu, M., Zhang, Z., Zhang, Y., Setyawan, H., Liu, P. & Zhang, D., 2017, In : Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 36, 2, p. 2475-2482 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glycerols
Glycerol
ignition
Ignition
Water
4 Citations (Scopus)

An Experimental Study of the Rheological Properties and Stability Characteristics of Biochar-Algae-Water Slurry Fuels

Liu, P., Zhu, M., Leong, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., 2017, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2016). Yan, J., Sun, F., Chou, SK., Desideri, U., Li, H., Campana, P. & Xiong, R. (eds.). China: Pergamon, Vol. 105. p. 125-130 6 p. (Energy Procedia; vol. 105).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
Slurries
Algae
Sawdust
Shear thinning
Deionized water
Petroleum refining
asphaltene
Asphaltenes
Oil sands
oil sand
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of Asphaltenes Extracted from an Oil Sand and Two Petroleum Vacuum Residues Using HRTEM

Zheng, C., Zhu, M. & Zhang, D., 2017, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2016. Yan, J., Sun, F., Chou, S. K., Desideri, U., Li, H., Campana, P. & Xiong, R. (eds.). Elsevier, Vol. 105. p. 143-148 6 p. (Energy Procedia).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
Asphaltenes
Oil sands
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Crude oil
Vacuum
4 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion and Emission Characteristics of a Spark Ignition Engine Fuelled with Biogas from Two-Phase Anaerobic Digestion (T-PAD)

Zhang, Y., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., 2017, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE 2016. Yan, J., Sun, F., Chou, S. K., Desideri, U., Li, H., Campana, P. & Xiong, R. (eds.). Elsevier, Vol. 105. p. 137-142 6 p. (Energy Procedia).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
Anaerobic digestion
Biogas
Internal combustion engines
Engines
Air
8 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Biochar Addition and Initial pH on Hydrogen Production from the First Phase of Two-Phase Anaerobic Digestion of Carbohydrates Food Waste

Sunyoto, N. M. S., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, D., 2017, 8th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2016). Yan, J., Sun, F., Chou, SK., Desideri, U., Li, H., Campana, P. & Xiong, R. (eds.). United Kingdom: Pergamon, p. 379-384 6 p. (Energy Procedia; vol. 105).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of CaCO3 addition on ash sintering behaviour during K2CO3 catalysed steam gasification of a Chinese lignite

Zhang, J., Li, J., Mao, Y., Bi, J., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z., Zhang, L. & Zhang, D., 25 Jan 2017, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 111, p. 503-509 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Lignite
Gasification
Steam
Sintering
26 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of coal blending and ashing temperature on ash sintering and fusion characteristics during combustion of Zhundong lignite

Li, J., Zhu, M., Zhang, Z., Zhang, K., Shen, G. & Zhang, D., 1 May 2017, In : Fuel. 195, p. 131-142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Coal
Lignite
Coal ash
Fusion reactions
4 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Study of Ignition and Combustion Characteristics of Single Particles of Zhundong Lignite

Zhang, Z., Zhu, M., Li, J., Zhang, K., Xu, G. & Zhang, D., 21 Dec 2017, In : Energy & Fuels. 32, 4, p. 4221-4226

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Lignite
Ignition
Time delay
Furnaces
14 Citations (Scopus)

Ignition and combustion characteristics of single particles of Zhundong lignite: Effect of water and acid washing

Zhang, Z., Zhu, M., Zhang, Y., Setyawan, H. Y., Li, J. & Zhang, D., 2017, In : Proceedings of the Combustion Institute. 36, 2, p. 2139-2146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lignite
Coal
washing
Lignite
Washing
6 Citations (Scopus)

Inhibition of Arabidopsis chloroplast β-amylase BAM3 by maltotriose suggests a mechanism for the control of transitory leaf starch mobilisation

Li, J., Zhou, W., Francisco, P., Wong, R., Zhang, D. & Smith, S. M., 22 Feb 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 2, e0172504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
maltotriose
Chloroplasts
Amylases
Arabidopsis
amylases
1 Citation (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

p-Xylene selectivity enhancement in methanol toluene alkylation by separation of catalysis function and shape-selective function

Wang, C., Zhang, Q., Zhu, Y., Zhang, D., Chen, J. & Chiang, F-K., 2017, In : Molecular Catalysis. 433, p. 242–249

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkylation
Toluene
Catalysis
Methanol
Silicates