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Novel Experimental Studies for Coal Liquefaction.
Quarterly Progress Report, April 1, 1987 to June 30, 1987

Gerald D. Holder
Yatish T. Shah
John W. Tierney

University of Pittsburgh

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Table of Contents

Task 1 6
Task 2: Coal Liquefaction Under Supercritical Conditions 15
Solubility Measurements 9
Future Work 12
Reference 12
Background 16
Diffusion Coefficient and Viscosity 21
Models for Flow System in a Packed Bed 24
The Dial Plug Flow Model 24
Axial Dispersion in a Packed Bed 26
Mass-Transfer Coefficient from the Cell Model 31
Mass-Transfer Correlations 32
Natural Convection 33
Forced Convection 35
Combined Natural and Forced Convection 36
Experimental 40
Plans 43
Results 44
Bibliography 53