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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    20142020
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    Research Output 2014 2020

    • 19 Article
    • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
    • 1 Conference article
    • 1 Editorial
    2020

    Kinetic Analysis of Bio-Oil Aging by Using Pattern Search Method

    Zhang, S., Li, C., Guo, X., Rahman, M. M., Zhang, X., Yu, X. & Cai, J., 2 Jan 2020, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oils
    Aging of materials
    Kinetics
    Pyrolysis
    Kinetic parameters
    2019

    Parametric analysis of biomass fast pyrolysis in a downer fluidized bed reactor

    Makkawi, Y., Yu, X. & Ocone, R., 1 Dec 2019, In : Renewable energy. 143, p. 1225-1234 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fluidized beds
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    Particle size
    Gases

    Sustainable and scalable in-situ synthesis of hydrochar-wrapped Ti3AlC2-derived nanofibers as adsorbents to remove heavy metals

    Dong, X., Wang, Y., Jia, M., Niu, Z., Cai, J., Yu, X., Ke, X., Zhang, X. & Yao, J., 1 Jun 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 282, p. 222-227 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nanofibers
    Heavy Metals
    Adsorbents
    Heavy metals
    heavy metal
    2018
    Open Access
    File
    Gasification
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Biomass
    Spatial distribution
    Hydrodynamics

    Editorial Overview – Process design and intensification of biomass pyrolysis and gasification reactors: Experimental and modeling studies

    Xiong, Q., Hong, K., Yu, X., Li, T. & Xu, F., 31 Jul 2018, In : Chemical Engineering and Processing. 131, p. 161-163

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Kinetic Compensation Effect in Logistic Distributed Activation Energy Model for Lignocellulosic Biomass Pyrolysis

    Xu, D., Chai, M., Dong, Z., Rahman, M. M., Yu, X. & Cai, J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 265, p. 139-145

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    activation energy
    pyrolysis
    Logistics
    logistics
    Biomass
    Open Access
    File
    Thermogravimetric analysis
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    Kinetics
    Processing

    Reaction Chemistry and Kinetics of Corn Stalk Pyrolysis without and with Ga/HZSM-5

    Huang, B., Xie, X., Yang, Y., Rahman, M. M., Zhang, X., Yu, X., Blanco Sanchez, P. H., Dong, Z., Zhang, Y., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 7 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pyrolysis
    Kinetics
    Chromatography
    Mass spectrometry
    Biomass

    Theoretical Analysis of Double Logistic Distributed Activation Energy Model for Thermal Decomposition Kinetics of Solid Fuels

    Dong, Z., Yang, Y., Cai, W., He, Y., Chai, M., Liu, B., Yu, X., Banks, S. W., Zhang, X., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 13 Jun 2018, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 57, 23, p. 7817-7825

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Logistics
    Pyrolysis
    Activation energy
    Kinetics
    Gaussian distribution
    2017

    A compartmental CFD-PBM model of high shear wet granulation

    Yu, X., Hounslow, M. J., Reynolds, G. K., Rasmuson, A., Niklasson Björn, I. & Abrahamsson, P. J., Feb 2017, In : AIChE Journal. 63, 2, p. 438-458 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Granulators
    Granulation
    Hydrodynamics
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Physical Phenomena

    Analysis of mesoscale effects in high-shear granulation through a computational fluid dynamics-population balance coupled compartment model

    Abrahamsson, P. J., Kvist, P., Reynolds, G., Yu, X., Björn, I. N., Hounslow, M. J. & Rasmuson, A., 20 Jun 2017, In : Particuology. Early online, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Granulation
    compartments
    computational fluid dynamics
    Flow fields
    flow distribution

    Modeling and performance analysis of biomass fast pyrolysis in a solar-thermal reactor

    Bashir, M., Yu, X., Hassan, M. & Makkawi, Y., 1 May 2017, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry Engineering. 5, 5, p. 3795-3807 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    pyrolysis
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    biomass
    modeling

    Review of physicochemical properties and analytical characterization of lignocellulosic biomass

    Cai, J., He, Y., Yu, X., Banks, S. W., Yang, Y., Zhang, X., Yu, Y., Liu, R. & Bridgwater, A. V., Sep 2017, In : Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. 76, p. 309-322 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Biomass
    Biofuels
    Bioconversion
    Chemical analysis
    Fossil fuels

    The impact of biomass feedstock composition and pre-treatments on tar formation during biomass gasification

    Corton, J., Blanco Sanchez, P., Khan, Z., McCalmont, J. P., Yu, X., Fletcher, G., Croxton, S., Sharp, J., Watson, I. & Donnison, I. S., 17 Jan 2017, Biofeedstocks and their processing. Kumar Singh, L. & Chaudhar, G. (eds.). Vol. 1. p. 33-53 21 p. (Advances in Biofeedstocks and Biofuels; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Tar
    Gasification
    Feedstocks
    Biomass
    Chemical analysis
    2016

    Effect of oscillatory flow on nucleation kinetics of butyl paraben

    Yang, H., Yu, X., Raval, V., Makkawi, Y. & Florence, A., 3 Feb 2016, In : Crystal Growth and Design. 16, 2, p. 875-886 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Parabens
    Shear deformation
    Nucleation
    nucleation
    shear

    Measurement and correlation of the solubility of telmisartan (form A) in nine different solvents from 277.85 to 338.35 K

    Liu, W., Guo, Y., Chen, J. & Yu, X., 6 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Solution Chemistry. 45, 6, p. 932-946 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Solubility
    solubility
    Methylene Chloride
    Chloroform
    chloroform

    Representing spray zone with cross flow as a well-mixed compartment in a high shear granulator

    Yu, X., Hounslow, M. J. & Reynolds, G. K., Sep 2016, In : Powder Technology. 297, p. 429–437 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Granulators
    Granulation
    Powders
    Nucleation
    Kinetics
    2015

    Accuracy and optimal sampling in Monte Carlo solution of population balance equations

    Yu, X., Hounslow, M. J. & Reynolds, G. K., Aug 2015, In : AIChE Journal. 61, 8, p. 2394-2402 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Program processors
    Sampling
    Costs and Cost Analysis
    Sample Size
    Population

    A CFD study of biomass pyrolysis in a downer reactor equipped with a novel gas-solid separator-II thermochemical performance and products

    Yu, X., Hassan, M., Ocone, R. & Makkawi, Y., May 2015, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 133, p. 51-63 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Separators
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    Gases

    Comprehensive Secondary Pyrolysis in Fluidized-bed Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass, a Fluid Dynamics Based Modelling Effort

    Mellin, P., Yang, W. & Yu, X., 2015, In : Energy Procedia. 66, p. 281-284 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    Open Access
    File
    Fluid dynamics
    Fluidized beds
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    Fluidization
    Open Access
    File
    Tars
    Tar
    Carbon Monoxide
    Fluidized beds
    Computational fluid dynamics
    2014

    A CFD study of biomass pyrolysis in a downer reactor equipped with a novel gas-solid separator - I: hydrodynamic performance

    Yu, X., Makkawi, Y., Ocone, R. & Huard, M., Oct 2014, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 126, p. 366-382 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Separators
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    Hydrodynamics