Dr Liza Elliott

Research Associate

School of Engineering

Career Summary

Biography

Research Expertise
- Chemical Engineering

Qualifications

  • PhD (Chemical Engineering), University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Chemical Engineering

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
091499 Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy not elsewhere classified 45
091599 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified 10
090499 Chemical Engineering not elsewhere classified 45

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Research Associate University of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Chapter (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Liu Y, Zhou H, Liu YH, Stanger R, Elliot L, Wall T, Cen KF, 'The Study of Calcium Sulfate Decomposition by Experiments Under O2/CO2 Atmosphere', Cleaner Combustion and Sustainable World, Springer, Berlin 323-329 (2013) [B1]
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-30445-3_46
Co-authors Terry Wall

Journal article (13 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Li H, Elliott L, Rogers H, Wall T, 'Comparative Study on the Combustion Performance of Coals on a Pilot-Scale Test Rig Simulating Blast Furnace Pulverized Coal Injection and a Lab-Scale Drop-Tube Furnace', ENERGY & FUELS, 28 363-368 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.1021/ef4014967
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 4
Co-authors Terry Wall
2014 Belo LP, Spörl R, Shah KV, Elliott LK, Stanger RJ, Maier J, Wall TF, 'Sulfur capture by fly ash in air and oxy-fuel pulverized fuel combustion', Energy and Fuels, 28 5472-5479 (2014) [C1]

Ash produced during oxy-fuel combustion is expected to differ from ash produced during air combustion because of the higher CO2 and SO 2 atmospheres in which it is generated. For ... [more]

Ash produced during oxy-fuel combustion is expected to differ from ash produced during air combustion because of the higher CO2 and SO 2 atmospheres in which it is generated. For a quantitative understanding of the sulfation behavior of fly ash in oxy-fuel combustion, fly ash from three commercial Australian sub-bituminous coals was tested and decomposed under an inert atmosphere. Thermal evolved gas analysis was completed for ash produced in both air and oxy-fuel environments. Pure salts were also tested under the same conditions to allow for identification of the species in the ash that capture sulfur, along with thermodynamic modeling using FactSage 6.3. Sulfur evolved during the decomposition of air and oxy-fuel fly ash was compared to the total sulfur in the ash to close the sulfur balance. Both total sulfur captured by the ash and sulfur evolved during decomposition were higher for oxy-fuel fly ash than their air counterparts. Correlations of capture with ash chemistry are presented. © 2014 American Chemical Society.

DOI 10.1021/ef500855w
Citations Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2
Co-authors Terry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2014 Belo LP, Elliott LK, Stanger RJ, Spörl R, Shah KV, Maier J, Wall TF, 'High-temperature conversion of SO2 to SO3: Homogeneous experiments and catalytic effect of fly ash from air and oxy-fuel firing', Energy and Fuels, 28 7243-7251 (2014) [C1]

The reaction of SO2 with fly ash in the presence of O2 and H2O involves a series of reactions that lead to the formation of SO3 and eventually H2SO4. Homogeneous experiments were ... [more]

The reaction of SO2 with fly ash in the presence of O2 and H2O involves a series of reactions that lead to the formation of SO3 and eventually H2SO4. Homogeneous experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of the procedural variables, i.e., temperature, gas concentrations, and residence time, on the post-combustion conversion of SO2 to SO3. The results were compared to existing global kinetics and found to be dependent upon SO2, O2, residence time, and temperature and independent of H2O content. For a residence time of 1 s, temperatures of about 900 °C are needed to have an observable conversion of SO2 to SO3. Literature suggested that the conversion of SO2 to SO3 is dependent upon the iron oxide content of the fly ash. Experiments using three different fly ash samples from Australian sub-bituminous coals were used to investigate the catalytic effects of fly ash on SO2 conversion to SO3 at a temperature range of 400-1000 °C. It was observed that fly ash acts as a catalyst in the formation of SO3, with the largest conversion occurring at 700 °C. A homogeneous reaction at 700 °C, without fly ash present, converted 0.10% of the available SO2 to SO3. When fly ash was present, the conversion increased to 1.78%. The catalytic effect accounts for roughly 95% of the total conversion. Average SO3/SO2 conversion values between fly ash derived from air and oxy-fuel firing and under different flue gas environments were found to be similar.

DOI 10.1021/ef5020346
Co-authors Terry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2012 Li H, Elliott LK, Rogers HP, Austin P, Jin Y, Wall TF, 'Reactivity study of two coal chars produced in a drop-tube furnace and a pulverized coal injection rig', Energy and Fuels, 26 4690-4695 (2012) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3
Co-authors Terry Wall
2009 Wall TF, Liu Y, Spero C, Elliott LK, Khare S, Rathnam RK, et al., 'An overview on oxyfuel coal combustion: State of the art research and technology development', Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 87 1003-1016 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.cherd.2009.02.005
Citations Scopus - 335Web of Science - 256
Co-authors Behdad Moghtaderi, Terry Wall, Jianglong Yu
2009 Rathnam RK, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, 'Differences in reactivity of pulverised coal in air (O-2/N-2) and oxy-fuel (O-2/CO2) conditions', Fuel Processing Technology, 90 797-802 (2009) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.fuproc.2009.02.009
Citations Scopus - 135Web of Science - 101
Co-authors Terry Wall, Behdad Moghtaderi
2008 Elliott LK, Lucas JA, Happ J, Patterson J, Hurst H, Wall TF, 'Rate limitations of lime dissolution into coal ash slag', Energy & Fuels, 22 3626-3630 (2008) [C1]
DOI 10.1021/ef700261h
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3
Co-authors John Lucas, Terry Wall
2007 Liu Y, Gupta R, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Fujimori T, 'Thermomechanical analysis of laboratory ash, combustion ash and deposits from coal combustion', Fuel Processing Technology, 88 1099-1107 (2007) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.fuproc.2007.06.028
Citations Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9
Co-authors Terry Wall
2005 Al-Otoom A, Elliott LK, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'The sintering temperature of ash, agglomeration, and defluidisation in a bench scale PFBC', Fuel, 84 109-114 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.fuel.2004.07.008
Citations Scopus - 24Web of Science - 18
Co-authors Behdad Moghtaderi, Terry Wall
2005 Buhre BJ, Elliott LK, Sheng C, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'Oxy-fuel combustion technology for coal-fired power generation', Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 31 283-307 (2005) [C1]
DOI 10.1016/j.pecs.2005.07.001
Citations Scopus - 759Web of Science - 559
Co-authors Terry Wall
2000 Al-Otoom A, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Moghtaderi B, 'Measurements of the sintering kinetics of coal ash', Energy & Fuels, 14 994-1001 (2000) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 19Web of Science - 14
Co-authors Terry Wall, Behdad Moghtaderi
2000 Al-Otoom A, Bryant GW, Elliott LK, Skrifars B, Hupa M, Wall TF, 'Experimental options for determining the temperature for the onset of sintering of coal ash', Energy and Fuels, 14 227-233 (2000) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 32Web of Science - 23
Co-authors Terry Wall
1998 Elliott LK, Wang S, Wall TF, Novak F, Lucas JA, Hurst H, et al., 'Dissolution of Lime into Synthetic Coal Ash Slags', Fuel Processing Technology, 56 45-53 (1998) [C1]
Citations Scopus - 11
Co-authors Terry Wall, John Lucas
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Conference (17 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Shah K, Spörl R, Elliot L, Wall TF, 'Cost Estimates for the Sulfur Removal in Oxy-fuel Thermal Power Plant', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium, Perth, W.A. (2013) [E1]
Co-authors Terry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2013 Li H, Elliot L, Rogers H, Yu J, Wall TF, 'A Comparative Study on Coal Combustion in a Drop Tube Furnace and a Pulverised Coal Injection Rig', Proceedings of The Australian Combustion Symposium, Perth, W.A. (2013) [E1]
Co-authors Jianglong Yu, Terry Wall
2010 Abdul Gani ZF, Elliott LK, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Online monitoring of radiant emission from single burning coal particles in high temperature air and oxy-fuel environments comparison with predictions from a flame sheet model', The Proceedings of the 35th International Technical Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel Systems, Florida, USA (2010) [E1]
Co-authors Terry Wall, Behdad Moghtaderi
2009 Rathnam RK, Elliott LK, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, Eriksson K, Stromberg L, 'Reactivity of pulverised coals in air (O2/N2) and oxy-fuel (O2/CO2) conditions', 1st Oxyfuel Combustion Conference: Book of Abstracts, Cottbus, Germany (2009) [E2]
DOI 10.1016/j.fuproc.2009.02.009
Co-authors Terry Wall, Behdad Moghtaderi
2008 Schnurrer S, Elliott LK, Wall TF, 'Influence of oxy-fuel environment on sulphur species in ash from pulverized coal combustion', 7th International Symposium on Gas Cleaning at High Temperatures: Proceedings, Shoal Bay, NSW (2008) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2008 Liu Y, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Gupta R, 'Melting behaviour of heat-treated crystalline minerals common in coal', Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production and the Environment.. Papers, Banff, Alberta (2008) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2006 Wall TF, Elliott LK, Khare S, Liu Y, 'Ash Impacts in Oxy-Fuel Combustion', Proceedings: Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production, Utah, USA (2006) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2006 Liu Y, Gupta RP, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Fujimori T, 'Thermomechanical Analysis of Laboratory Ash, Combustion Ash and Deposits from Coal Combustion', Proceedings: Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production, Utah, USA (2006) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2006 Rathnam RK, Elliott LK, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'Differences in Coal Reactivity in Air and Oxy-Fuel Conditions and Implications for Coal Burnout', The Proceedings of the 31st International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems, Florida, USA (2006) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall, Behdad Moghtaderi
2005 Khare S, Wall TF, Gupta RP, Elliott LK, Buhre BJ, 'Retrofitting of a Conventional Coal Fired Plant to Oxy-Firing: Heat Transfer Impacts for the Furnace and Associated Oxygen Levels', Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Adelaide (2005) [E1]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2005 Elliott LK, Liu Y, Buhre BJ, Khare S, Martin JE, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'An Experimental and Mathematical Modelling Study Comparing the Reactivity and Burnout of Pulverized Coal in Air (O2/N2)and Oxyfuel (O2/CO2) Environments', Proceedings of the International Conference on Coal Science and Technology, 2005, Okinawa, Japan (2005) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2005 Khare S, Wall TF, Gupta RP, Elliott LK, Buhre BJ, 'Retrofitting of Air-Fired pf Plant to Oxy-Fuel: Heat Transfer Impacts for the Furnace and Convective Pass, and Associated Oxygen Production Requirements', The Proceedings of the 30th International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems, Florida, USA (2005) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2001 Sanders D, Conroy A, Elliott LK, Wall TF, 'Coal blending for power generation - A state-of-the-art review', Proceedings, Australia-Japan Coal Research Workshop, University of Newcastle (2001) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
2000 Gupta RP, Bryant GW, Gupta SK, Rezaei H, Elliott LK, Wall TF, 'The character and impact of char/ash and slag in an oxygen blown entrained flow gasifier', Proceedings, The 10th Japan/Australia Joint Technical Meeting on Coal, Fukouka, Japan (2000) [E1]
Co-authors Terry Wall
1999 Al-Otoom A, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Moghtaderi B, 'Sintering kinetics of coal ash', 1999 Australian Sumposium on Combustion and The Sixth Australian Flame Days, Newcastle (1999) [E1]
Co-authors Behdad Moghtaderi, Terry Wall
1999 Al-Otoom A, Bryant GW, Elliott LK, Wall TF, 'Experimental options for measuring the onset of sintering temperature of coal ash', Proceedings, 9th Annual Japan/Australia Joint Technical Meeting on Coal, Melbourne (1999) [E2]
Co-authors Terry Wall
1998 Patterson JH, Hurst HJ, Elliott LK, Novak F, 'Evaluation of Australian Bituminous Coals for Advanced Power Generation: Slagging Characteristics for Integrated Gasification - Combined Cycle', Proceedings of the 8th Australian Coal Science Conference, The University of New South Wales (1998) [E1]
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Dr Liza Elliott

Position

Research Associate
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Email liza.elliott@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 7442
Fax (02) 4921 6521

Office

Room EB126
Building Engineering B - Chemical
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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