Picture of aircraft jet engine

Strathclyde research that powers aerospace engineering...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde researchers involved in aerospace engineering and from the Advanced Space Concepts Laboratory - but also other internationally significant research from within the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Discover why Strathclyde is powering international aerospace research...

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Effects of chlorobenzene treatment on coal structure and liquefaction behaviour

Cepni, I. and Sirkecioglu, O. and McArthur, C.A. and Hall, P.J. and Snape, Colin (1995) Effects of chlorobenzene treatment on coal structure and liquefaction behaviour. In: Coal Science, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Coal Science. Elsevier Science, pp. 1383-1386. ISBN 978-0-444-82227-7

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

The effects of chlorobenzene and other non-polar solvent treatments on liquefaction behaviour are extremely varied and depend both upon the coal and liquefaction regime used. The treatments give rise to significant, but non-uniform, conformational changes in the macromolecular structure of bituminous coals. Solvent swelling, NMR and vitrinite reflectance measurements have indicated that the increase in microporosity is accompanied by the formation of additional hydrogen-bonds, with aromatic moieties possibly being less ordered.