January 2002 - February 2012

Research Papers In Refereed Journal

  1. Basu, P., Butler, J. and Leon, A. (2011) “Biomass co-firing options on the emission reduction and electricity generation costs in coal-fired power plants”, Renewable Energy 36, pp. 282-288.
  2. Basu, P., V. Jain, D. Groulux (2010), “A method for reduction in the start up time of a Bubbling bed boiler combustor” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, September, v. 132, pp. 031401-1 to 6.
  3. Basu, P., Jain, V, Groulux, D, (2010), “Study of Heat Transfer between an Over-Bed Oil Burner Flame and a Fluidized Bed during Start-Up: Determination of the Flame to Bed Convection Coefficient”, Applied Energy, 87, pp. 2605-2614.
  4. Basu, P., Pimchuai, A.; Dutta, A.; (2010), "Torrefaction of agriculture residue to enhance combustible properties" Energy Fuels, 2010, 24 (9), September pp 4638–4645.
  5. Basu, P., Abdussalam, A., Leon, M.A., Dutta, A. (2010), “Fluidization Characteristics of Rice Husk in a Bubbling Fluidized Bed”, Can. J. Chem. Eng. DOI 10.1002/cjce.20245, p.1–5.
  6. Basu, P., Vichuda, M., Butler, J. (2009), “Agglomeration of Biomass fed Fluidized Bed Gasifier and Combustor”, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Volume 87, Issue 5, October pp. 656–684.
  7. Basu, P., M. Chandel, J. Butler, A. Dutta (2009), “An Investigation into the Operation of the Twin-exit Loop-seal of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler in a Thermal Power Plant, and its Design Implication” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, J. Energy Resource Technol. – December, Volume 131, Issue 4, 041401 (8 pages).
  8. Basu, P., J. Butler, (2009), "Studies on the operation of loop-seal in circulating fluidized bed boilers Applied Energy Volume 86, Issue 9, September Pages 1723-1731".
  9. Basu, P., Butler, J., Dutta, A., Leon, A. (2009), “Heat Transfer in the Standpipe of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler”. Journal of Institute of Energy, v.82, n.2, pp. 87-94.
  10. Basu, P., & A. Ghosh. (2007) “Innovative means for reduction of oil consumption for over-bed start-up of fluidized bed boiler”. Journal of Institute of Energy, v.80, n.4, p.1.
  11. Basu, P., & J. Butler (2007) “Clean Power Generation from Coal” - chapter -8, pp 207-265, Environmentally Conscious Alternative Energy Production (Environmentally Conscious Engineering, Ed. Myer Kutz., Wiley.
  12. Basu, P., Dutta, A., and Dutta, S. (2006) “Techno-economic evaluation of revamping of coal-fired power plants in India”. International journal of Global Energy Issue, v.26, n. ½, pp. 7-42.
  13. Basu, P., J.H.Greenblatt, and A. Basu. (2006) “Studies of the Fragmentation of three Canadian Coals”. Journal of Institute of Energy, v. 78, n.1, p. 32 , 6 p.
  14. Basu, P., and Botsio, E. (2005) “Experimental Investigation of the effect of horizontal passage length on the solid flow rate through a loop seal“. Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Journal, v.83, n 3, pp. 554-558.
  15. Basu, P., and Zhang, R. (2004) "A simple model for prediction of solid collection efficiency of a gas-solid separator". Powder Technology, v.147, p. 86-93.
  16. Basu, P., Pat, I., and Dutta, A. (2005) Experimental Investigation into Heat Transfer and Hydrodynamics to Cavity-type Inertial Separators – A Novel Technique for Development of Subcompact Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers. International. Jn. of Energy Research, v.29
  17. Basu, P., and Dutta, A. (2004) An Improved Cluster-Renewal Model for Estimation of Heat transfer coefficient on the Water-Walls of Commercial Circulating Fluidized bed Boilers”. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 126 (6), December pp. 1040-104312.
  18. Basu, P., Hamelin, J.P. M., and Hamdullahpur, F. (2004) Experimental and Numerical Modeling of an Impact type Gas-Solid Separator”. International Journal of Energy Research, v 28, n 11, September. p 1023-1032.
  19. Basu, P., and Dutta, A. (2003) “An investigation on heat transfer to the standpipe of a circulating fluidized bed boiler”. Chemical Engineering Research & Design, Trans IChemE ,Vol 81, Part A, September.
  20. Basu, P., Winaya, N.S., and Reddy, B.V. (2003) Experimental investigations on heat transfer from suspension to impact separators in the riser column of a circulating fluidized bed combustor". International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 46. pp 71-75.
  21. Basu, P., and Dutta, A. (2002) “Overall heat transfer to water walls and wing walls of commercial circulating fluidized bed boilers”. Journal of the Institute of Energy, Sep. Vol 75, No. 504, pp. 85 – 90.
  22. Basu, P., and Dutta, A. (2002) “An experimental investigation into the Heat Transfer on wing walls in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler”. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 45 (22).
  23. Basu, P., and Reddy, B.V. (2002) “Estimation of the Effect of System Pressure and CO2 Concentration on Radiation Heat Transfer in a Pressurized Circulation Fluidized Bed Combustor”. Institution of Chemical Engineers, v. 80, Part A, March. pp 178 – 182.
  24. Basu, P., Boskovic, S., and Reddy, B.V. (2002) “Effect of operating parameters on sulphur capture in a pressurized circulating fluidized bed combustor”. International Journal of Energy Research, v 26, January, pp 173 – 183.

Papers In Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Basu, P., Esmaeili, P., Ghosh, M., Speirs, B. C., Leon, M.A., and Dutta, A. (2011) Combustion Characteristics of Athabasca Froth Treatment Tailings in a Simulated Fluidized Bed”. World Heavy oil Congress, Edmonton, WHOC11.
  2. Basu, P., Acharya, B., and Dutta, A. (2009) Chemical looping gasification for power generation with inherent carbon-dioxide capture". 8th World Conference on Chemical Engineering, paper no 971, Montreal, Aug.
  3. Basu, P., Shao, C., and Luo, Z., (2008) Springer-Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, May, Vol- I, pp.97-108.5. A. Dutta, B. Acharya, P. Basu, (2009),“Gasification in fluidized beds – present status and design” Plenary lecture, Proc. International conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Ed. G. Yue, H. Zhang, C. Shao, Z. Luo,, Springer-Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, May, vol- II, pp. 636-641
  4. Basu, P., P. Basu & A. Abdualla, “Fluidization characteristics of rice husk in a circulating fluidized bed”, 9th International Conference on Circulating Fluidized beds, Hamburg, May.
  5. Basu, P., and Butler, J., (2007) “Effect of Horizontal Passage Length on Solid Circulation Through The Loop-seal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed”, VIII International conference on Fluidization, Harrison Spring, May.
  6. Basu, P., Dutta, A., and A Ghosh (2006) “Waste to Energy-A Techno Economic Study”, in the Proceedings of Energy for Sustainable Development: Issues and Prospects, Energy Field of Study, AIT, Phuket, Thailand.
  7. Basu, P., Dutta, A., Ghosh, A., and Chakrabarty, P., (2005) “An Innovative Solution to the Problem of Mill Rejects In Thermal Power Plants”, Paper no FBC2005-78126, Proceedings of 18th International Fluidized Bed Combustion Conference (ASME), Ed. Jia, L. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  8. Basu, P., Dutta and P. Basu, (2003) “An Improvement of cluster-renewal model for estimation of heat transfer on the water-walls of commercial CFB boilers” in the Proceedings of FBC-17 conference (ASME), Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  9. Basu, P., P. Basu, A. Dutta and L. Miller, (2003) “An intelligent tools for evaluating bids for circulating fluidized bed boilers” in the Proceedings of FBC-17 conference (ASME), Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  10. Basu, P., R. Zhang, A Dutta and P. Basu (2005), “An Experimental Investigation on Heat Transfer to the Ceiling of the Riser of Circulating Fluidized Bed”, Circulating fluidized bed technology 8, Hangzhou, July.
  11. Basu, P., A Dutta, A. Sen and P. Basu (2005), “Revamping of 2 X 32 MWe Pulverized Coal Fired Boilers with Circulating Fluidized Bed Firing”, Proceedings of 18th ASME International fluidized bed combustion conference, May.
  12. Basu, P., Dutta, P. Basu, A Ghosh and P. Chakraborty (2005), “An Innovative Solution to the Problem of Mill Rejects In Thermal Power Plants”, Proceedings of 18th ASME International fluidized bed combustion conference, May.
  13. Basu, P., Miller, L., and Dutta, A. (2003) "An Intelligent Tool for Evaluating Bids for Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers". Proceedings of the 17thInternational Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, ASME, Edit, S. Pisupati, May 13-16., Jacksonville, Florida. FBC 2003-153.
  14. Basu, P., Miller, L., and Sen, A. (2003) Revamping of 4 x 58 MWth pulverized coal-fired boilers with circulating fluidized bed firing". Proceedings of the 17thInternational Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, ASME, Edit, May 13-16., Jacksonville, Florida. FBC 2003-163.
  15. Basu, P., Miller, L., and Dutta, A. (2003) An Improvement of cluster-renewal model for estimation of heat transfer on the water-walls of commercial CFB boilers". Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, ASME, Edit, S. Pisupati , May 13-16., Jacksonville, Florida. FBC2004-024.
  16. Basu, P., Saha, S. K., and Dutta, A. (2002) “Performance of a Novel Horizontal Gas-Solid Separator in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Riser”. Published in Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology VII, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on CFB, Niagara Falls, ON, May 5 – 8. pp 567-574.

Papers In Non-Refereed Conference

  1. Basu, P., Jain, V., Groulx, D. (2009), “Heat Transfer between Over Bed Oil Burner Flame and a Fluidized Bed during Start-up”, CANCAM’09 Conference, Halifax, June.
  2. Basu, P. (2007) “Advances on fluidized bed boilers and its future directions” Key-note lecture at International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, IIT, Mumbai, India, December.
  3. Basu, P., Ghosh, D., and Dutta, A. (2004), An experimental investigation on measurement of erosion rate on key areas of a CFB boiler” Presented at National Workshop on Fluidized Bed Operation and Maintenance in India on July 16-17 at Kolkata, India.
  4. Basu, P., and A. Dutta (2004), “Revamping of 4x15 MWe pulverized coal fired boiler with circulating fluidized bed firing” a poster presented at Nova Scotia Energy Forum 2004 held on May 13-14 at Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  5. Basu, P., and A. Dutta (2004), “Analysis of thermal power generation considering current trends in emissions policy using Plantcost” a poster presented at Nova Scotia Energy Forum 2004 held on May 13-14 at Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  6. Basu, P., S.G. Swaray, A.N Sen, and A Dutta, (2002) “Revamping of 15 MWe pulverized coal fired boiler with circulating fluidized bed firing”, in the Proceedings on International Conference and Business Meet on Optimisation of Existing Capacity (R&M), Kolkata, India.
  7. Basu, P., and Dutta, A (2001). Heat Transfer in the Wing Wall of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Boiler. Presented at 51st Chemical Engineering Conference in Halifax, Canada.
  8. Basu, P., Sen, A., Swaraym S. M. and Basu, A. (2002) Financial analysis of projects for renovation & modernization of old power plants". International Conference on Renovation and Modernization of Power plants, Confederation of Indian Industries, Calcutta, February.
  9. Basu, P., and Talukdar, J. (2002) An environment friendly and cost effective option for Renovation & Modernization of aging power boilers for abrasive Indian coal - a case study of a 4x120 MWe plant. International Conference on Renovation and Modernization of Power plants, Confederation of Indian Industries, Calcutta, February.
  10. Basu, P., Sen, A., and Basu, A. (2003) "A new decision making tool for power projects & evaluation of power Tariff". Symposium on Sustainable Renewable Power, CMERI Durgapur, India, April 18th - 19th.