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On-going Research Projects:

On-site demonstration of the Pansep screen: Funded by ICCI/DCEOPerformance Optimization of a Coal Preparation Plant using Genetic Algorithm: Funded by ICCI/DCEO.

On-site demonstration of an integrated fine coal cleaning and dewatering circuit: Funded by ICCI/DCEO.

Qualification of candle filters for PFBC applications: Funded by US DOE.

Evaluation of the Steel Belt Filter for dewatering Illinois coal fines: Funded by ICCI/DCEO

 

Past Research Projects:

Advanced fine coal cleaning circuit Integration to the Knight Hawk Coal Preparation Plant-Phase I (Funded by CCRB

Evaluation of the Pansep Screen for fine and ultrafine size classification of coal slurry (Funded by ICCI/DCEO).

Evaluation of a 6 inch diameter gMax Cyclone and Kreb’s Cyclowash for ultrafine particle size classifications (Funded by ICCI/DCEO and Krebs Engineers.

 

Research Publications in Professional Journals:  

1.

Mohanty, M. K., Palit A., and Khanna, N. 2003; Models for predicting the performance of a linear screen, Coal Preparation, Volume 23, No. 4, pp: 215-237.  

2.

Patwardhan, A., Chugh, Y. P., Mohanty, M. K., and Sevim, H., 2003, "Comparative Economics of Advanced Fine Coal Cleaning in Refuse Pond Recovery and Active Mine Applications", Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp: 113-119  

3.

Mohanty, M. K., 2003, “Fine coal screening performance enhancement using the Pansep screen,” International Journal of Mineral Processing, 69, pp: 205-220.  

4.

Mohanty, M. K., Palit A., and Ho K., 2002, “A Comparative Evaluation of New Fine Particle Size Separation Technologies,” Minerals Engineering, Vol. 15, pp. 727-736.  

5.

Mohanty, M. K., Honaker, R. Q. and Patwardhan, A., 2002, "Altair Jig: An In-plant Evaluation for Fine Coal Cleaning,” Minerals Engineering, Vol. 15, pp. 157-166.   

6.

Mohanty, M. K., Palit A., and Ho K., 2002, “Fine Coal Sizing using the Newly Developed Pansep Screening Technology,” World Coal, April, pp. 53-56.  

7.

Mohanty, M. K., 2001, "In-Plant Optimization of a Full-Scale Jameson Flotation Cell,” Minerals Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 11, pp. 1531-1536.  

8.

Mohanty, M. K., Green, C. M., Stoll, R. D. and Brumfield II, D. M., 1999, “Flotation in the US”, World Coal, April, pp. 51-54.

9.

Mohanty, M. K. and Honaker R. Q., 1999, “Performance Optimization of Jameson Flotation Technology for Fine Coal Cleaning”, Minerals Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 367-381.  

10.

Mohanty, M. K. and Honaker R. Q., 1999, “Evaluation of the Altair Centrifugal Jig for Fine Coal Separation,” Coal Preparation, Vol. 20, pp. 85-106.  

11.

Mohanty, M. K. and Honaker R. Q., 1999, “A Comparative Evaluation of the Leading Advanced Flotation Technology” Minerals Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 1-13.  

12.

Mohanty, M. K., Honaker, R. Q. and Rajan, B. G., 1999, “Development of a Characteristic Flotation Cleaning Index for Fine Coal,” International Journal of Mineral Processing, Vol. 55, pp. 231-243.  

13.

Mohanty, M. K., Honaker, R. Q., Mondal K., Paul, B. C. and Ho K., 1998, “Trace Element Reduction in Fine Coal using Advanced Cleaning Technologies,” Coal Preparation, Vol. 19, pp. 195-211.  

14.

Mohanty, M. K., Honaker, R. Q., and Ho K., 1998, “Coal Flotation Washability: Development of an Advanced Procedure,” Coal Preparation, Vol. 19 pp. 51-67  

15.

Mohanty, M. K., Honaker, R. Q., Patwardhan, A. and Ho K. 1998, “Coal Flotation Washability: An Evaluation of the Traditional Procedures,” Coal Preparation, Vol. 19, pp. 33-49.

16.

Honaker, R. Q. and Mohanty, M. K., 1996, “Enhanced Column Flotation Performance for Fine Coal Cleaning” Minerals Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 9, pp. 931-945.  

17.

Honaker, R. Q., Mohanty, M. K. and Crelling J. C., 1996, “Coal Maceral Separation using Column Flotation” Minerals Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 9, pp. 449-464.

 
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