EFC Workshop: Beyond Single Oxidants

19. - 21. September 2012 DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt am Main

DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt am Main / Germany

EFC-Event No. 350

Final Program available


Single oxidant situations are not often present in high temperature industrial environments. Rather, mixtures of oxygen with other species are encountered which make the high temperature corrosion situation more complex than simply the formation of a homogeneous oxide scale on the material surface. Examples of such environments include various combustion atmospheres, e.g. oxy fuel combustion, the combustion of biomass, industrial residues or domestic waste, as well as gasification environments with low oxygen partial pressures and high activities of e.g. carbon, sulphur and other constituents. Although significant efforts have been undertaken in recent years to throw further light on such complex conditions, there still exists a considerable ambiguity and lack of understanding concerning the different mechanisms and how their interactions with one another govern the long term effects on materials. The need for further exploration in this area and for predictable component operation in such environments has significantly risen in recent years, as the intention to more efficiently use available resources has instigated increased planning to use hitherto unexploited fuels and supplies in high temperature processes. The aim of the workshop, thus, is to review the current state of knowledge and understanding in this area of materials science and to identify the needs for future research. It will follow similar approaches of former workshops in this series of EFC events on high temperature corrosion. All those interested the topic of this workshop are cordially invited to attend.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schütze                                                 Dr. Willem J. Quadakkers
DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut                                               Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Dates to note

June 2012: Mailing of Final Programme and Registration

17 August 2012: Deadline of Submission of Posters

18 September 2012: Deadline of Submission of Manuscripts

Poster Prize

The poster prize is awarded in recognition of an outstanding poster presentation. The scientific committee will select two posters for an award of EUR 250.


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