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75th Conference on Glass Problems: A Collection of Papers Presented at the 75th Conference on Glass Problems, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio, November 3-6, 2014, Volume 36, Issue 1

S. K. Sundaram (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-119-11747-6
272 pages
April 2015
75th Conference on Glass Problems: A Collection of Papers Presented at the 75th Conference on Glass Problems, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio, November 3-6, 2014, Volume 36, Issue 1 (111911747X) cover image


The 75th Glass Problem Conference is organized according to the following themes: Glass Melting, Forming, Energy and Environmental, Refractories, Sensors and Control, Modeling.
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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii


Effect of Dissolved Water on Physical Properties of Soda-Lime- 3

Silicate Glasses
Udaya K. Vempati and Terence J. Clark

Comparison of SEM/EDX Analysis to Petrographic Techniques for 13

Identifying the Composition of Stones in Glass
Brian Collins, Gary Smay, and Henry Dimmick


Multi Gob Weight Production 29
Xu Ding, Jonathan Simon, Angelo Dinitto, and Andreas Helfenstein

Closed Loop Control of Glass Container Forming 37
Jonathan Simon and Andreas Helfenstein

Hard Glass—Commercial Progress of Thermally Strengthened 55

Container Glass
Ken Bratton, Steven Brown, Tim Ringuette, and Dubravko Stuhne


Oxygen Enhanced NOx Reduction (OENR) Technology for Glass 69

J. Pedel, H. Kobayashi, J. de Diego Rincón, U. Iyoha, E. Evenson, G. Cnossen, and P. Zucca

U.S. Air Regulations Involving Glass Manufacturing 85
Steven B. Smith

New Combustion Technique for Reducing NOx and CO2 Emissions 93

from a Glass Furnace
R.S. Pont, N. Fricker, I. Alliat, Y. Agniel, and L. Kaya

Environment and Energy: Flue Gas Treatment and Production of 107

Electrical Power in the Glass Industry
Alessandro Monteforte and Francesco Zatti

OPTIMELT™ Regenerative Thermo-Chemical Heat Recovery for 113

Oxy-Fuel Glass Furnaces
A. Gonzalez, E. Solorzano, C. Lagos, G. Lugo, S. Laux, K.T. Wu, R.L. Bell, A. Francis, and H. Kobayashi


Wear of Basic Refractories in Glass Tank Regenerators 123
David J. Michael, H. Edward Wolfe, and Laura A. Lowe

Modern and Competitive Regenerator Designs for Glass Industry 143
Sébastien Bourdonnais


Detection of Early Stage Glass Penetration and Weak Refractory 157

Spots on Furnace Walls
Yakup Bayram, Alexander C. Ruege, Eric K. Walton, Peter Hagan, Elmer Sperry, Dan Cetnar, Robert Burkholder, Gokhan Mumcu, and Steve Weiser

Fast and Objective Measurement of Residual Stresses in Glass 165
Henning Katte

Feeder Expert Control System for Improved Containers 177
Fred Aker


3-D Transient Non-Isothermal CFD Modeling for Gob Formation 185
Jian Jiao, Oluyinka Bamiro, David Lewis, and Xuelei Zhu

Modeling of Heat Transfer and Gas Flows in Glass Furnace 201

Oscar Verheijen, Andries Habraken, and Heike Gramberg

Energy Analysis for Preheating and Modeling of Heat Transfer from 207

Flue Gas to a Granule
Liming Shi, Udaya Vempati, and Sutapa Bhaduri

Laboratory Facilities for Simulation of Essential Process Steps in 223

Industrial Glass Furnaces
Mathi Rongen, Mathieu Hubert, Penny Marson, Stef Lessmann, and Oscar Verheijen

Heat Transfer in Glass Quenching for Glass Tempering 235
Carlos J. Garciamoreno, David A. Everest, and Arvind Atreya

Author Index 253

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Author Information

S. K. Sundaram is an Inamori Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Alfred University (starting from January 1, 2011). Before joining Alfred University, Dr. Sundaram was a Materials Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). He joined the PNNL in 1994 as a post-doctoral fellow and became a Senior Research Scientist in 1996. He was promoted to Chief Materials Scientist in January 2002. On technical front, he has been working on several aspects of advanced transformational materials science and engineering, focused on glass, ceramics, and semiconductors for various applications in energy, environment, health care, and national security. Dr. Sundaram is internationally recognized for interdisciplinary research. He has made over 100 technical presentations, edited/contributed to 11 books, published over 75 peer-reviewed publications and technical reports, mentored/supported over 40 students, and organized/co-organized several national and international symposia on advanced topics in materials science. He also has three issued patents and two provisional patent applications.  Dr. Sundaram is the member of several scientific societies including the American Ceramic Society, and the recipient of prestigious awards.

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