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31. Composition-Explicit Distillation Curves for Mixtures of Gasoline with Four-Carbon Alcohols (Butanols)
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 3/9/2009
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Arron Wolk, Alexander Naydich
Abstract: Interest in the domestic production of bio-derived fuels, sparked by the high cost of petroleum crude oil, has lead to consideration of fluids to replace or extend conventional petroleum derived fuels. While ethanol as a gasoline extender has receive ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900873

32. Density and Speed of Sound Measurements of Jet A and S-8 Aviation Turbine Fuels
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 1/27/2009
Authors: Stephanie L Outcalt, Arno R Laesecke, Malte B. Freund
Abstract: The density and speed of sound were measured for three compositions of aviation jet fuel A, and a synthetic fuel (S-8) derived from the Fischer-Tropsch process. Measurements of density and speed of sound were carried out at ambient pressure (83 kPa) ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=832406

33. Variability of The Rocket Propellants RP-1, RP-2, and TS-5: Application of a Composition- and Enthalpy-Explicit Distillation Curve Method
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 12/3/2008
Authors: Lisa S. Ott, Amelia B. Hadler, Thomas J Bruno
Abstract: We have recently introduced several important improvements in the measurement of distillation curves for complex fluids.  This method is a significant improvement over current approaches, featuring a composition-explicit data channel for each di ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=832254

34. Thermal Decomposition of RP-1, RP-2, and Mixtures of RP-2 With Stabilizing Additives
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 11/3/2008
Authors: Jason A Widegren, Thomas J Bruno
Abstract: ----- FOR POLICY REVIEW ONLY ----- The thermal decomposition of RP-1, RP-2, and mixtures of RP-2 with three different additives has been investigated. The mixtures with RP-2 contained 5% 1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene (tetralin), 5% 1,2,3,4-tetrahy ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901026

35. Findings and Recommendations from the Joint NIST/AFRL Workshop on Rocket Propellants and Hypersonic Vehicle Fuels
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 9/25/2008
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Matt Billingsley, Ron Bates
Abstract: The Joint NIST/AFRL Workshop on Rocket Propellants and Hypersonic Vehicle Fuels was held on September 25 and 26, 2008 at the Boulder, Colorado laboratories of NIST. The workshop included oral presentations from staff* of NIST, AFRL, CPIAC, NASA, Sta ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900871

36. Application of a Composition-Explicit Distillation Curve Metrology to Mixtures of Jet-A and S-8
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 2/19/2008
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Beverly L. Smith
Abstract: We have recently introduced several important improvements in the measurement of distillation curves for complex fluids. The modifications to the classical measurement provide for (1) temperature and volume measurements of low uncertainty, (2) tempe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50404

37. Properties of a 50/50 Mixture of Jet-A + S-8
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 6647
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 3/14/2007
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Arno R Laesecke, Stephanie L Outcalt, Hans-Dieter Seelig, Beverly L. Smith
Abstract: This report describes measurement efforts performed on the mixture of aviation fuels: Jet-A + S-8*. The primary mixture is a 50/50 (vol/vol) combination of the two fuels. Measurements include chemical analysis, density, viscosity, speed of sound and ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50480

38. Method for Estimating the Dielectirc Constant of Natural Gas Mixtures
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 1/11/2005
Authors: Allan H Harvey, Eric W Lemmon
Abstract: A method is developed for calculating the static dielectric constant (relative permittivity) of fluid mixtures, with an emphasis on natural gas. The dielectric constant is calculated as a function of temperature, density, and composition; the densit ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=831969

39. Method for estimating the dielectric constant of natural gas mixtures
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 1/11/2005
Authors: Allan H Harvey, Eric W Lemmon
Abstract: A method is developed for calculating the static dielectric constant (relative permittivity) of fluid mixtures, with an emphasis on natural gas. The dielectric constant is calculated as a function of temperature, density, and composition; the density ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=50062

40. Distinguishing the Relative Contribution of Fossil Fuel and Biomass Combustion Aerosols Deposited at Summit, Greenland through Isotopic and Molecular Characterization of Insoluble Carbon
Topic: Fossil Fuels
Published: 9/1/2002
Authors: J F. Slater, Lloyd A. Currie, J E Dibb, Bruce A Benner Jr
Abstract: Although the earth's polar regions are isolated from most industrial activity, combustion-generated particles from both fossil fuel and biomass burning impact the regions. Most efforts aimed at quantifying the input of combustion aerosols at Sum ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=831188



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