Accession Number : ADA183171

Title :   Reactor Experiments at the University of Minnesota.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Fletcher,Edward A

PDF Url : ADA183171

Report Date : 15 Jul 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Reactors are described and operating experience achieved with them in a 4.2 m solar furnace are reported. Water spitting, recovery of hydrogen and sulfur from hydrogen sulfide, electrolysis of zinc oxide in vapor and liquid phases, oil recovery from shale, and fixing atmospheric nitrogen, are discussed. Keywords: Solar; Electrolysis, Metallurgy, Zinc; Zinc oxide; Solar thermal; Solar thermoelectrochemical; Water splitting; Separation devices; Reactors.

Descriptors :   *CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, *SOLAR FURNACES, *TEST REACTORS, ELECTROLYSIS, HYDROGEN SULFIDE, METALLURGY, OILS, RECOVERY, SEPARATORS, SULFUR, SPLITTING, WATER, ZINC OXIDES, LIQUID PHASES, HYDROGEN, RECOVERY, SHALE, ZINC, SOLAR ENERGY, COST ANALYSIS, THERMOELECTRIC POWER GENERATION, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), ENERGY CONSERVATION, COST EFFECTIVENESS, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, TEST METHODS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA, THERMOCHEMISTRY, ELECTROCHEMISTRY

Subject Categories : Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
      Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE