Publications

Cui, H., S.Q. Turn, V. Keffer, D. Evans, T. Tran, and M. Foley. 2010. Contaminant estimates and removal in product gas from biomass steam gasification. Energy & Fuels. 24 pp. 1222-1233.
 
Reese, M.A., S.Q. Turn, and H. Cui. 2010. Kinetic modeling of high pressure autothermal reforming. Journal of Power Sources. 195(2) pp. 553-558.
 
Cui, H., and S.Q. Turn. 2009. Adsorption/desorption of dimethylsulfide on activated carbon modified with iron chloride. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 88(1) pp. 25-31. 
 
Keffer, V.I., S.Q. Turn, C.M. Kinoshita, and D.E. Evans. 2009. Ethanol technical potentials in Hawaii based on sugarcane, banagrass, Eucalyptus, and Leucaena. Biomass and Bioenergy. 33 pp. 247-254.
 
Reese, M., S.Q. Turn, and H. Cui. 2009. High pressure autothermal reforming in low oxygen environments. Journal of Power Sources. 187(2) pp. 544-554.
 
Cui, H., S.Q. Turn, and M.A. Reese. 2009. Removal of sulfur compounds from utility pipelined synthetic natural gas using modified activated carbons. Catalysis Today. 139(4) pp. 274-279.
 
Yoshida, T., S.Q. Turn, R.S. Yost, and M.J. Antal, Jr. 2008. Banagrass vs. Eucalyptus wood as feedstocks for metallurgical biocarbon production. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 47(24) pp. 9882-9888.
 
Okazaki, W., S.Q. Turn, and P. Flachsbart. 2008. Characterization of food waste generators: A Hawaii case study. Waste Management. 28, pp. 2483-2494..
 
Cui, H., S.Q. Turn, and M.A. Reese. 2008. Adsorptive removal of tetrahydrothiophene (THT) from synthetic natural gas on modified activated carbons. Energy & Fuels. 22(4) pp. 2550-2558.
 
Turn, S.Q. 2007. Chemical equilibrium prediction of K, Na, and Cl concentration in the product gas from biomass gasification. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 46, pp. 8928-8937.
 
Douette, A., S.Q. Turn, W. Wang, and V. Keffer. 2007. An experimental investigation of hydrogen production from glycerin reforming. Energy & Fuels. 21, pp. 3499-3504.
 
Turn, S.Q., V. Keffer, C.M. Kinoshita, and L.A. Jakeway. 2007. Efficiency evaluation of sugar factory steam generating units. International Sugar Journal. 109(1304), pp. 490-498.
 
Wang, W., S.Q. Turn, V. Keffer, and A. Douette. 2007. Study of process data in autothermal reforming of LPG using multivariate data analysis. Chemical Engineering Journal. 129, pp. 11-19.

Turn, S.Q. 2004. Prediction of potassium, sodium, and chlorine concentrations in product gas from biomass gasification. Presented at the 2nd World Conference and Technological Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry, and Climate Protection. Rome, Italy. May 10-14, 2004.

Wang, W., S.Q. Turn, V.I. Keffer, and A. Douette. 2004. Parametric study of autothermal reforming of LPG. Presented at the American Chemical Society 227th National Meeting & Exposition. Anaheim, CA. March 28 – April 1, 2004.

Kinoshita, C.M. and S.Q. Turn. 2003. Production of hydrogen from bio-oil using CaO as a CO2 sorbent. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 28(10), pp. 1065-1071.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, L.A. Jakeway, B.M. Jenkins, L.L. Baxter, B.C. Wu, L.G. Blevins. 2003. Fuel characteristics of processed, high-fiber, sugar cane. Fuel Processing Technology. 81(1), pp. 35-55.

Turn, S.Q., V.I. Keffer, and M. Staackmann. 2002. Analysis of Hawaii biomass energy resources for distributed energy applications. Final Report to the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, State of Hawaii. Subcontract #LOA-02-185. Hawaii Natural Energy Institute.

Turn, S.Q., V.I. Keffer, and M. Staackmann. 2002. Biomass and bioenergy resource assessment, State of Hawaii. Final Report to the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, State of Hawaii. Subcontract #LOA-02-159. Hawaii Natural Energy Institute.

Pfaff, D., B.M. Jenkins, and S.Q. Turn. 2001. Elemental Gas-Particle Partitioning in Fluidized Bed Combustion and Gasification of a Biomass Fuel. In Progress In Thermochemical Biomass Conversion, Volume 1., A.V. Bridgewater (ed.) Blackwell Science Ltd. Oxford. Pp. 713-729.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, D.M. Ishimura, J. Zhou, T.T. Hiraki, and S.M Masutani. 2001. An experimental investigation of alkali removal from biomass producer gas using a fixed bed of solid sorbent. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 40(8), pp. 1960-1967.

Zhou, J., S.M. Masutani, D.M. Ishimura, S.Q. Turn, and C.M. Kinoshita. 2000. Release of fuel-bound nitrogen during biomass gasification. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 39(3), pp. 626-634.

Dayton, D.C., B.M. Jenkins, S.Q. Turn, R.R. Bakker, R.B. Williams, D. Belle-Oudry, and L.M. Hill. 1999. Release of inorganic constituents from leached biomass during thermal conversion. Energy and Fuel. 13(4), pp. 860-870.

Turn, S.Q. 1999. Biomass integrated gasifier combined cycle technology: Application in the cane sugar industry, Part I. International Sugar Journal. 101(1205), pp. 267-272.

Turn, S.Q. 1999. Biomass integrated gasifier combined cycle technology: Application in the cane sugar industry, Part II. International Sugar Journal. 101(1206), pp. 316-322.

Turn, S.Q. 1999. Biomass integrated gasifier combined cycle technology: Application in the cane sugar industry, Part III. International Sugar Journal. 101(1207), pp. 367-374.

Ishimura, D.M., C.M. Kinoshita, S.M. Masutani, and S.Q. Turn. 1999. Cycle analyses of 5 and 20 MWe biomass gasifier-based electric power stations in Hawaii. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power. 121(1), pp. 25-30.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, D.M. Ishimura, J. Zhou, T.T. Hiraki, and S.M Masutani. 1998. A review of sorbent materials for fixed bed alkali getter systems in biomass gasifier combined cycle power generation applications. Journal of the Institute of Energy. 71. pp. 163-177.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, Z. Zhang, D.M. Ishimura, and J. Zhou. 1998. An experimental investigation of hydrogen production from biomass gasification. International Journal of Hydrogen Research. 23(8), pp. 641-648.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, W.E. Kaar, and D.M. Ishimura. 1998. Measurement of gas phase carbon in steam explosion of biomass. Bioresource Technology. 64(1), pp.71-75.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, D.M. Ishimura, and J. Zhou. 1998. The fate of inorganic constituents of biomass in fluidized bed gasification. Fuel. 77(3), pp 135-146.

Kinoshita, C.M., S.Q. Turn, R.P. Overend and R.L. Bain. 1997. Power generation potential of biomass gasification systems. Journal of Energy Engineering. 123(3), 88-99.

Turn, S.Q., C.M. Kinoshita, and D.M. Ishimura. 1997 Removal of inorganic constituents of biomass feedstocks by mechanical dewatering and leaching. Biomass and Bioenergy. 12(4), pp. 241-252.

Turn, S.Q., B.M. Jenkins, J.C. Chow, L.C. Pritchett, D. Campbell, T. Cahill and S.A. Whalen. 1997. Elemental characterization of particulate matter emitted from biomass burning: wind tunnel derived source profiles for herbaceous and wood fuels. Journal of Geophysical Research, Atmospheres. 102(D3):3683-3699.

 


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